Summit local Jeremiah Vaille wins Run the Rockies half-marathon, Frisco and Arapahoe Basin trail runs
Summit High sophomore Zach McBride wins 10K
DILLON — Jeremiah Vaille, 18, of Dillon won Saturday’s Run the Rockies trail half-marathon with a time of 1 hour, 25 minutes and 43 seconds.
Vaille’s victory was nearly two minutes faster than runner-up Flavio de Simone, 49, of Boulder, who ran to a time of 1:27:12. Third-place finisher Zack Russell, 27, of Keystone finished the course in 1:30:45.
In the women’s half-marathon, Christine O’Gorman, 31, of Lakewood won with a time of 01:45:35 just ahead of Edythmae Frodl, 17, of Fort Collins (01:45:54) and third-place finisher Beth Weathersbee, 49, of Asheville, North Carolina (01:51:49).
In the 10-kilometer men’s race, the winner was rising Summit High School sophomore Zach McBride, 15, of Frisco. His time of 44:36 was nearly two minutes quicker than runner-up Anthony Duricy, 47, of Salida.
The third-overall finisher in the 52-runner 10K was women’s winner Jenny Wong, 38, of Dillon, who bested women’s runner-up Tracey Morton by more than 11 minutes. Wong crossed the finish line in 50:47.
Jared Wright, 18, won last week’s Baker’s Tank third short-course race of the town of Breckenridge’s summer trail running series with a time of 15:29 on the 2.5-mile, 336-foot elevation gain course. Runner-up was Ryan Montera, 17, at 15:34, and third-place finisher was 17-year-old Zinabu Engstrom (16:16).
In the short-course women’s race, 16-year-old Riley Stewert won thanks to a time of 17:57, besting 16-year-old Leah Christians (19:07) and third-place finisher 13-year-old Ella Hagen (19:27).
In the 5.4-mile long-course race, Morgan Elliot, 28, won with a time of 36:53 ahead of 16-year-old Parke Chapin (41:35) and 46-year-old Mark Martin Williams (41:46). In the women’s long-course race, Eva Hagen, 54, won with a time of 44:50 in front of 31-year-old Whitney Henceroth (46:29) and 34-year-old Dani Zatkoff (54:33).
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