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Teva Mountain Games

Two athletes better known for their exploits as Nordic skiers owned the Vail Pass Half-Marathon at the Teva Mountain Games in Vail, Colorado, Saturday.

Former NCAA cross-country ski champ Glenn Randall won the race overall in 1:23:23. Randall, of Mesa, Colorado, finished over a minute ahead of Josh Eberly, of Gunnison, Colorado, and Jason Delaney, of Golden, Colorado, who finished second and third, respectively, in 1:24:37 and 1:24:55.

In the women’s race, 2010 Nordic skiing Olympic Morgan Arritola of Ketchum, Idaho, won in 1:37:44, edging Kim Dobson of Denver, who finished second in 1:38:15. Arritola and Dobson finished 11th and 12th overall, respectively. Jeanne Cooper of Eagle, Colorado, finished third (20th overall) in 1:48:46.

Eberly would return to win the 10K Spring Runoff Sunday in 51:03. The women’s 10K race was won by Laura Haefeli of Del Norte, Colorado, in 1:00:39.

Complete results can be found here.

La Sportiva Mountain Cup: Rothrock Trail Challenge

Jacob Loverich of State College, Pennsylvania, won the latest installment of the La Sportiva Mountain Cup, completing the 30K course in 2:39:02. He finished over three and a half minutes ahead of runner-up Jason Bryant of Elkin, North Carolina, who clocked a 2:42:33. Stephen Hennigar of Rye, New Hampshire, finished third over 10 minutes back in 2:52:47.

Megan Kimmel of Silverton, Colorado, won the women’s division in 3:01:17, good for 6th overall. She was over 18 minutes ahead of her nearest competitor, Ashley Moyer of Oley, Pennsylvania, who finished 21st overall in 3:19:53. Gina Lucrezi of Carbondale, Colorado, finished third (23rd overall) in 3:22:53.

Complete results can be found here.

The next installment of the La Sportiva Mountain Cup is the Barr Mountain Trail Race, July 15th in Manitou Springs, Colorado. Cup standings can be found here.


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