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This Week in Running Justin Mock TWIRBackcountry, Headlands, and Mid Mountain, this weekend’s races coated some geography.

And we’re overlaying the ones races, the Leadville 100 Mile, and a number of other others too. Glad Monday, let’s dig in.

Leadville 100 Mile – Leadville, Colorado

It’s been a 12 months of milestone anniversaries and for the Leadville 100 Mile, it used to be 12 months 40. The longtime “Race Around the Sky” went out and again from downtown Leadville, elevation 10,200 toes, to the Winfield ghost the town and again. The double crossing of 12,600-foot Hope Go, and climbs up Powerline and Sugarloaf, totaled 15,744 toes of elevation achieve.


Jacqui Mannhard moved into the ladies’s lead after the second one checkpoint, close to mile 24, and led for the following 76 miles. She completed first in 21:24. She used to be just about two hours higher than everybody else. Mannhard used to be 7th at 2021’s Run Rabbit Run 100 Mile.

Jacquie Mannhard - 2023 Leadville 100 Mile women's winner

Jacquie Mannhard celebrates profitable the 2023 Leadville 100 Mile. Picture: Lifestyles Time

The following 4 girls all completed beneath 24 hours too. Lucie Hanes got here in moment at 23:16, and Madeline Wighardt used to be 1/3 in 23:32. Wighardt, simply 22 years previous, moved up significantly during the race. She used to be way back to thirtieth at mile 12 and nonetheless handiest 6th at mile 88 ahead of getting onto the rostrum.

The total most sensible 10 used to be:

1 – Jacquie Mannhard – 21:24
2 – Lucie Hanes – 23:16
3 – Madeline Wighardt (Canada) – 23:32
4 – Colleen Noonan – 23:33
5 – Carrie Stafford – 23:48
6 – Kate LeVasseur – 24:10
7 – Emily Wanless – 24:25
8 – Summer time Frazier – 24:39
9 – Emma Wooden – 24:50
10 – Cecelia Williams – 25:40

Devon Yanko, the race’s 2017 winner, dropped early on with harm.


JP Giblin used to be moment to midway, seven mins in the back of race chief Matthew Vira. Vira didn’t cross any more and dropped from the race, and Giblin led the go back go back and forth again to Leadville. He completed first in 17:07 and used to be over an hour sooner than his personal 2022 runner-up 18:07 end. Giblin used to be 18th on the Western States 100 previous this summer season too.

JP Giblin - 2023 Leadville 100 Mile men's winner

JP Giblin, the 2023 Leadville 100 Mile males’s winner. Picture: Lifestyles Time

2nd- and third-place Luke Paulson and Scott Traer got here in beneath 18 hours too at 17:47 and 17:54. This may’ve been Paulson’s 100-mile debut, while Traer used to be fifteenth on the Western States 100 again in June.

All the most sensible 10 used to be:

1 – JP Giblin – 17:07
2 – Luke Paulson – 17:47
3 – Scott Traer – 17:54
4 – Ry Webb (U.Okay.) – 18:38
5 – Patrick Cade – 19:34
6 – Paul Terranova – 19:43
7 – Corey Kallembach – 19:53
8 – Reid Burrows (Canada) – 20:12
9 – Daniel Metzger – 20:31
10 – Sean Bowman – 20:40

It used to be difficult day for plenty of that had been anticipated to problem on the entrance. Mario Mendoza used to be twelfth in 20:58. Rob Krar, who gained the race in 2018 and 2014, brought to midway. Tyler Andrews, fourth in 2022, and Matt Flaherty, runner-up in 2021, each dropped close to mile 40.

Complete effects.

Ultravasan 90k – Sälen, Sweden


Ida Nilsson (Sweden) took a improper flip early, following a gaggle of about 13 main males down a improper path. The crowd jointly ran an additional 4 kilometers. It wasn’t till 15k to head that Nilsson won the lead, however Sophia Sundberg (Sweden) slightly ceded any floor. Nilsson completed first in 7:23 and Sundberg used to be moment in 7:25. Simply over two mins separated the pair. The race used to be Nilsson’s ultimate tune-up ahead of the CCC.

Malin Barrulf (Sweden) used to be 1/3 in 7:31.


It took a sub-7-hour run to get at the males’s podium. Olle Meijer (Sweden) did it for the house nation in 6:46. Andrzej Piotrowski (Poland) and Elov Olsson (Sweden) had been moment and 1/3 in 6:53 and six:58.

Complete effects.

Further Races and Runs

Squamish 50/50 – Squamish, British Columbia, Canada

The race popularly has 50-mile and 50k races throughout back-to-back days around the weekend. Emilie Mann (Canada) and race native Karl Augsten (Canada) gained Saturday’s 50 miler in 8:38 and seven:14, and Robyn Mildren (USA) and Brandon Gardiner gained the 50k in 5:30 and four:45. Complete effects.

Emilie Mann - 2023 Squamish 50 Mile women's winner

Emilie Mann, the 2023 Squamish 50 Mile girls’s winner. Picture: Scott Robarts

Karl Augsten - 2023 Squamish 50 Mile men's winner

Karl Augsten, the 2023 Squamish 50 Mile males’s winner. Picture: Scott Robarts

Backcountry Upward thrust Path Run – Toutle, Washington

Hannah Erdy and Evan Moreau led the 50 miler in 11:07 and 9:20, and Abbigale Forsman and Talon Hull gained the 50k in 5:58 and four:33. Hull’s mark used to be a brand new path document. Complete effects.

Tamalpa Headlands 50k – Muir Seashore, California

The revived match awarded a $3,500 prize handbag with $1,000 to each and every of its winners. The highest-four girls were given in beneath 5 hours, however Jennifer Schmidt used to be a runaway winner out entrance in 4:22. Sarah Biehl edged out Sylvie Abel for moment, 4:40 to 4:43. Within the males’s race, Preston Cates and Paddy O’Leary (Eire, lives in USA) dueled to three:55 and three:56 finishes, simply over a minute aside, and Drew Macomber were given at the podium in 1/3 at 4:08. Complete effects.

Bulldog 50k – Calabasas, California

Rosa Kwak and Scott Munson ripped in the course of the path in 4:39 and four:00 to complete first. Complete effects.

Rosa Kwak - 2023 Bulldog 50k female winner

Rosa Kwak on tips on how to profitable her extremely debut on the 2023 Bulldog 50k. Picture: Noah Klabin

Scott Munson - 2023 Bulldog 50k men's winner

Scott Munson on his approach to profitable the 2023 Bulldog 50k. Picture: Noah Klabin

Lean Horse 100 Mile – Custer, South Dakota

The race is held at the Mickelson Path in the course of the Black Hills. Race winners Sarah Graves and Austin Baade completed in 21:38 and 18:34. Complete effects.

Mid Mountain 50k – Park Town, Utah

Leah Lange and Spencer Strohm had been victorious in 5:16 and four:12. Complete effects.

Leah Lange - 2023 Mid Mountain 50k women's winner

Leah Lange on her approach to profitable the 2023 Mid Mountain 50k. Picture: Brett Pelletier

Spencer Strohm - 2023 Mid Mountain 50k men's winner

Spencer Strohm, the 2023 Mid Mountain 50k males’s winner. Picture: Brett Pelletier

Cirque Sequence – Alta, Utah

The 12 months’s fourth sequence race went 7.1 miles and with 2,545 toes of elevation achieve. As with every Cirque Sequence races, the winners took house $1,000. Lower than 3 mins separated the first-three girls. Giselle Slotboom completed in 1:03, 48 seconds sooner than second-place Janelle Lincks. 3rd-place Megan Drake chased to the road in 1:06. Sequence regulars Christian Allen and David Norris had been once more on the entrance of the boys’s race, and Allen used to be once more first. He broke the tape in 52:54, virtually two mins higher than Norris and his 54:53 end. Sam Hendry used to be 1/3 in 55:17. Complete effects.

Cloudcroft Extremely 53k – Cloudcroft, New Mexico

Sophia Torres set a brand new path document in 6:30, and Josh Torres gained the boys’s race in 5:14. Complete effects.

Marquette Path 50 – Marquette, Michigan

The race used to be approach up on Michigan’s Higher Peninsula. Elaine Sheikh and Charles Hornburg had been perfect over 50 miles in 9:26 and 9:08, and 50k champs Gretchen Metsa and Nick Arndt ran 5:05 and four:12, respectively. Complete effects.

Jigger Johnson Ultras – Waterville Valley, New Hampshire

I needed to glance it up. Wikipedia experiences that Jigger Johnson “used to be a mythical logging foreman, trapper, and hearth warden.” His actual title used to be Albert Lewis Johnson and he additionally went through nicknames of Wildcat Johnson, Jigger Jones, or The Jigger. And his namesake races will have to’ve been tremendous difficult. The 100 miler won 32,000 toes of elevation, the 100k used to be excellent for 20,000 toes, and the 50 miler went for 17,000 toes. The 100-mile champs Lee Conner and Justin Kousky ran 52:13 and 31:06. The 100k winners Mark Younger and Adeline Casali completed in 17:35 and 27:32. And 50-mile leaders Claudine Soucie and Ryan Grimaldi got here again in 16:56 and 17:50, respectively. Complete effects.

Twisted Department Path Run – Finger Lakes, New York

Danielle Snyder and Benjamin Linne gained the point-to-point 100k run in 13:36 and 10:36. Complete effects.

Fahnestock Races – Chilly Spring, New York

The inaugural match used to be held in its namesake state park within the Hudson Valley. Operating on a 50k path with 5,000 toes of elevation achieve, Shannon Capps and Richard Chmielecki had been race winners in 5:50 and six:11. Complete effects.

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