Christi Schmitz of North Pole and UAA, and Fairbanks' Devin McDowell were the winners of the Seekins Ford Golden Heart Trail Run on Saturday, August 23. The Seekins Ford Golden Heart Trail Run was the penultimate event in the RCN/Flint Hills Cup race series. The win was the fourth in a row for McDowell, who also won the event in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
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Schmitz and McDowell Take Golden Heart Trail Run
McDowell and Flaharty Win Santa Claus Half-Marathon
Davya Flaharty and Devin McDowell were the winners in the Santa Claus Half-Marathon, held Saturday, August 2, 2014, starting and finishing at North Pole High School. Results are below in text format. You can view PDF results by clicking on the "Running Results" menu item on the left side or top of this page. RCN/Flint Hills Cup Rankings have also been updated. Click on the "RCN Cup Rankings" menu item on this page.
Farris, Laine Survive Frigid Swim to Win Sourdough Triathlon - UPDATED WITH LEG TIMES
Marcus Farris and Kinsey Laine were the winners in the annual Sourdough Triathlon, held Saturday, July 26, 2014, at 31.3 mile Steese Highway. There were 63 individual/solo entries and 6 relay teams. Of the 69 registered there were 17 no-shows - probably scared off by the potential for very cold water for the swim.
Eversman and Flaharty Discover Gold
Davya Flaharty and Chris Eversman were the winners of the 49th Annual Gold Discovery Run on Sunday, July 20. Flaharty knocked 13 minutes and three places off her 2013 performance, when she was fourth in 2:05:53. Eversman was a repeat winner, although he was five minutes slower this year than last - at least partially attributable to a very wet and somewhat muddy 16.5 mile course between Skiland and the Silver Gulch brewery in Fox.
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Burr and Lader Run First With Valkyries
Erica Burr and Rick Lader glided their way to decisive wins in the 8Km Run of the Valkyries, the fourth race in the eight-race Running Club North Cup season series. For Burr it was the first win in the series after placing 4th, 5th and 2nd in the Chena River Run, Midnight Sun Run and Jim Loftus Mile, respectively. Burr leades the RCN Cup rankings 310-250 over Melanie Nussbaumer, who did not compete in this race. Lader becomes the fourth winner in as many races in the Cup series. It was Lader's first race in the series. Joe Bue now leads Devin McDowell in the overall rankings 272-260.
Schmitz Schmokes at 2014 Jingle in July - UPDATE: Text Results Added
North Pole's Christi Schmitz posted a win for her home town, coming in first overall and beating all the men at the 2014 Jingle In July 5Km, a fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation. Schmitz' time of 19:14 was nine seconds faster than overall runner-up and men's winner Trent Sutton. There were 361 finishers on a VERY HOT and sunny Interior Alaska day.
Sluicebox 100 2014 Results - Updated with Relay Leg Times
Below are results for the 2014 Sluicebox 100. More detailed results will be available Monday on this website and on the Sluicebox website. Click on the READ MORE button to see the results.
Nussbaumer and McDowell Take Loftus Mile Laurels
Melanie Nussbaumer and Devin McDowell cruised to unchallenged wins in the Jim Loftus Mile, the third event in the Flint Hills/RCN Cup Series. Click the "Read More" button to view the results.
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