Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Race Report from Oct. 7 & 8
Lydia Odell (pictured above) finished 2nd overall Female at the New River 50k in a time of 4:23.
Justin Tebockhorst won the Bethel 1/2 Marathon on Sat. in 1:13. Dennis Duffy ran 1:54:51 and he was 14 out of 21 in his Age Group. Albert Noah ran 1:55:20, 13 minutes off of last years time on the same course. Tera Pruett ran 2:04:56 (almost 8 minutes better than last year).
Karen Ostergaard was 3rd female at the Dig the Du Duathlon.
Kate Seng was 12th in her age group in the Anderson, SC Olympic Distance Triathlon and was 42nd overall for women.
Dawson Hunter, 82 of Black Mountain established a new Tennessee State record for 82 year olds in the 4 mile run as he cruised to a 3rd place age group finish in the Apple festival Races held in Erwin Tennessee on Saturday. Dawson's time of 45:12 easily eclipsed the former record by nearly one-half minute.
In other action, Don McMahill, 75 also from Black Mountain finished 6th overall in the accompanying 2 Mile Race Walk clocking 22:31 over an undulating course.