Sunday, September 2, 2012

Team Colorado Runners Represent U.S.A. at Mountain Running World Champs

At the 28th running of the World Mountain Running Championships on Sept. 2, in Ponte Di Legno, Italy, Team members Glenn Randall and Tommy Manning placed 9th (1:05:48) and 60th (1:10:38), respectively, to lead the US Men's team to a 4th place finish. This 14.1K kilometer course was mainly uphill but did include a 400 meter downhill section between 3 and 4 kilometers along with a  200 meter downhill finish. Other U.S. men were Sage Canaday - 12th, Joe Gray - 14th, Eric Blake - 53rd, and Tim Chirchester - 89th.

Senior Men's Results.

    Randall finishing 9th as the top American                                                                                           photo: Nancy Hobbs

The U.S. women captured the gold medal as Morgan Aritola made the podium in 3rd place. Coloradans Stevie Kremer - 7th, Melody Fairchild - 8th and Brandy Erholtz - 40th rounded out the winning team.

Senior Women's Results.

Write up for the Senior Men's Team.

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