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December 18, 2023 – iRunFar

December 18, 2023 – iRunFar


This Week in Running Justin Mock TWIRIt’s a brief week with not a number of racing occurring. We’ve bought scattered outcomes from the Desert Solstice monitor races and some different races across the U.S.

Additionally, that is the final This Week in Working article of 2023! We’re taking Christmas Time without work subsequent Monday, so completely satisfied holidays and we are going to catch you within the new 12 months!

Desert Solstice – Phoenix, Arizona

This 12 months’s area should’ve been thinned by the race’s proximity to the latest IAU 24-Hour World Championships two weeks in the past. There have been solely eight starters. It was a gaggle made up of three girls and 5 males.

It seems that Sierra DeGroff stopped after 100 miles in 18:18 within the girls’s race. Megan Alvarado went only a bit farther, totaling 106.6 miles.

For the lads, Scott Traer got here able to play. He led the race with 161.3 miles over 24 hours. Traer totaled simply 84 miles on the IAU 24-hour World Championships on December 1, barely two weeks earlier. Name {that a} heat up as a result of he was in kind at Desert Solstice. It’s early in qualifying, however the 161-mile run doubtless earned Traer a spot on the U.S. group that may compete on the 2025 IAU 24-hour World Championships in France.

Zach Bitter was concentrating on a quick 100k run, making an attempt to get a place on the U.S. 100k nationwide group, however stopped after simply 33 miles of working.

Full outcomes.

Extra Races and Runs

Paramount Ranch Path Runs 50k – Calabasas, California

A small group of 36 was led by Sonia Ahuja in 4:52 over 50k, and males’s winner Kevin Russ ran 5:34. Full outcomes.

Otter Creek Path Marathon – Brandenburg, Kentucky

Race winners Tavi Wallace and Adam Togami did 26.2 miles in 4:15 and three:10. Full outcomes.

Pilot Mountain Goat – Pilot Mountain, North Carolina

Each the seven- and three- mile races end on the mountain prime. Sarah Swertfeger and Benjamin Godfrey gained the uphill seven miler in 1:10:46 and 55:55, and Brooklyn Lester and Jason Bryant topped out first over three miles in 37:26 and 28:43. Full outcomes.

Lookout Mountain 50 Mile – Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Did they dash it out or did they imply to tie? Girls’s frontrunners Shannon Wheeler Deboef and Jaclyn Noshay each completed in 10:31 and with solely a single second aside. Wheeler Deboef’s clock reads 10:31:30 and Noshay’s one second slower. The lads’s race was shut too. Seth Wall was solely two minutes in entrance of James Brooks. The pair ran 9:02 and 9:04. Within the accompanying 18-mile race, Lyndi Chapman and William Sickenberger gained in 2:44 and a couple of:26. Full outcomes.

Historic Oaks 100 Mile – Titusville, Florida

The race was run on a 3.46-mile trial loop contained in the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary. Race winners Jenn Bonaskiewich and Maxwell Bennett completed in 22:49 and 17:33. Full outcomes.

2023 USATF Mountain Extremely Path Runners of the Yr

It’s award season and USA Observe & Subject introduced their annual winners.

  • Mountain Runners of the Yr: Joseph Grey and Grayson Murphy
Grayson Murphy - 2023 World Mountain Running Championships Up and Down race - winner

Grayson Murphy, 2023 World Mountain Working Championships Up and Down race winner. Photograph: iRunFar/Sarah Brady

  • Masters Mountain Runners of the Yr: Max King and Kasie Enman
  • Path Runners of the Yr: Jim Walmsley and Sophia Laukli
  • Masters Path Runners of the Yr: Max King and Alicia Vargo
Max King - 2022 Trail World Championships 40k fourth place

Max King on his technique to taking fourth on the 2022 Path World Championships 40k. Photograph: iRunFar/Meghan Hicks

  • Ultrarunners of the Yr: Jim Walmsley and Camille Herron
  • Masters Ultrarunners of the Yr: Bob Hearn and Camille Herron

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  • It occurs annually, we’re taking subsequent week off. We’ll catch you again right here on Monday, January 1, 2024.





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