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November 13, 2023 – iRunFar


This Week in Running Justin Mock TWIRIt was once a rather quiet week. Rapid finishes at Tunnel Hill 50 Mile and 100 Mile in addition to UTMB qualifiers in Hong Kong have been a number of the weekend’s ideal.

Learn on to look how they performed out.

Tunnel Hill 50 and 100 Mile – Vienna, Illinois

Wish to run speedy? Tunnel Hill State Park is where to be. The development additional asserted itself as a spot for information.

50 Mile


iRunFar previous dropped the main points.

I by no means would’ve guessed it, however Charlie Lawrence set a brand new 50-mile global file.

Lawrence ran 4:48:21, making improvements to Jim Walmsley’s 4:50:08 mark from 2019. That’s 5:46 according to mile.

Who is that this man? Lawrence is 28 years previous, and holds 2:16 marathon and 1:04 part marathon bests. He was once 6th on the 2021 USATF 50k Street Nationwide Championships, most likely his handiest different extremely. Lawrence ran collegiately on the College of Minnesota and trains out of Boulder, Colorado.

Charlie Lawrence - 50 mile world record - 2023 Tunnel Hill 50 Mile

Charlie Lawrence on his solution to atmosphere a 50-mile global file of four:48:21 at 2023 Tunnel Hill 50 Mile in Vienna, Illinois. Photograph: Zack Lever/@TrailLive

2d-place Rajpaul Pannu ran 5:02, and that was once a minute higher than Zach Beavin’s path file from 2021 too. Johan Lantz (Sweden) was once 3rd in 5:14.


Polina Hodnette and Allison Mercer ran in point of fact speedy too. The women have been first and 2d in 5:54 and 5:57. Each broke Jackie Pirtle-Corridor’s path file from 2020, and each were given within the American top-10 all-time record. The days rank fifth- and sixth-best ever for American citizens over 50 miles.

Audrey Lawrence was once 3rd in 6:19.

Polina Hodnette - 2023 Tunnel Hill 50 Mile - female winner

Polina Hodnette, the 2023 Tunnel Hill 50 Mile winner. Photograph: Colson Images – Micki and Chad Colson

100 Mile


Route information fell over 100 miles too. Elov Olsson (Sweden) took the boys’s win in 11:26. Zach Sour closing ran 12:08 right here in 2018. The sector file is Aleksandr Sorokin’s 10:51 from 2022.

The following two males went below 13 hours too. Phil Younger was once 2d in 12:27 and Michael Quesnell was once 3rd in 12:50. Younger was once over an hour higher than his 13:32 profitable time in unhealthy climate closing yr.


Micah Morgan and April Woo have been approach out entrance within the girls’s race at 15:14 and 15:45, and Amelia Driscoll was once 3rd in 18:03.

Complete effects.

TransLantau by way of UTMB – Hong Kong, China

The development was once on Lantau Island, Hong Kong’s biggest island.

140k (80 miles)

Tom Joly (U.Ok.) was once over an hour higher than everybody else at 16:47. Chinese language runners Yan-Qiao Yun and Jia-Ju Zhao have been subsequent in 17:49 and 17:58.

Ladies’s winner Fu-Zhao Xiang (China) was once approach out entrance in 18:16, and Guy Yee Cheung and Chin Nam Ng, either one of Hong Kong, have been 2d and 3rd in 21:55 and 24:21.

100k (62 miles)

The highest 3 males completed below 13 hours, and Guang-Fu Meng (China) was once the quickest in 12:03. Daniel Jung (Italy) and Di-Si Liang (China) ran 12:25 and 12:47 for 2d and 3rd.

Eszter Csillag (Hungary, lives in Hong Kong) outdistanced the remainder of the ladies’s box with a 13:50 end. Hong Kong runners Ki Chun Wong and Katrina Hamlin have been subsequent in 14:38 and 17:08.


Males’s winner John Ray Onifa (Philippines) completed in 4:57, and Peter Fraňo (Slovakia) was once his closest chaser at 5:08. Fuk Cheung Tsang (Hong Kong) was once 3rd in 5:25.

Sunmaya Budha (Nepal) beaten the remainder of the ladies’s box, just about a minute according to mile higher than everybody else. Budha got here to the end in 5:25. Veronika Vadovicova (Slovakia) and Marcela Vasinova (Czech Republic) have been 2d and 3rd in 5:55 and six:24.

Complete effects.

Further Races and Runs

Grand Ridge Path Run 50k – Issaquah, Washington

Robert Irr and Brianna Pagan gained in 5:25 and six:22. Complete effects.

Run the Rock – Terrebone, Oregon

Alpine Working’s race at Smith Rock State Park topped Zack Bursell and Sarah Correa as its 50-mile winners in 6:48 and eight:31, and Nicolas Composto and Isabelle Brauer gained the 50k in 3:56 and four:06. Brauer’s time was once a brand new path file. Retired professional Andrew Bumbalough, as soon as a 2:10 marathoner, and Barrett Grey gained the 20-mile race. The 2 ran 2:43 and three:16 and each set new path information. Complete effects.

Zack Bursell - 2023 Run the Rock 50 Mile - men's winner

Zack Bursell on his solution to profitable the 2023 Run the Rock 50 Mile. Photograph: James Holk

Sarah Correa - 2023 Run the Rock 50 Mile - women's winner

Sarah Correa smiles her solution to victory on the 2023 Run the Rock 50 Mile. Photograph: James Holk

Cross Mountain Path Runs – Mesa, Arizona

The Aravaipa Working race ran at Usery Mountain Regional Park and round Cross Mountain. The 50-mile winners Sheldon Oetter and Wendy Wentz completed in 9:17 and 12:57, and Roy Pierson and Sophie Johnson gained the 50k in 4:21 and 5:53. Complete effects.

Pocantico Hills Marathon and Part Marathon ─ Sleepy Hole, New York

The 3rd operating of the Pocantico Hills Marathon and Part Marathon in Rockefeller State Park, New York, all on carriage roads, happened on Saturday, November 11. The marathon path has 2,500 toes of elevation acquire. Within the marathon, males’s winner was once Jay Johnson in 3:20. The ladies’s marathon winner was once Margaret Boudreau in 3:10, a brand new path file. The part marathon males’s path file was once obliterated by way of Ben Szuhaj in 1:12, whilst the ladies’s race was once gained by way of Brittany Ciano in 1:43. Complete effects.

Kessel Run Extremely – Fruita, Colorado

Jay Vogel gained the boys’s 50 miler in 8:38, however Emma Web page Patterson was once first total in 8:21. It was once a brand new girls’s path file. It came about within the 60k too. Chadd Pither led the boys in 5:40, however Kate Dettelbach was once first total in 5:22. Complete effects.

Emma Page Patterson - 2023 Kessel Run Ultra 50 Mile champion

Emma Web page Patterson after her win on the 2023 Kessel Run Extremely 50 Mile. Photograph: Mad Moose Occasions

Dogwood Canyon 50k – Springfield, Missouri

The 50k winners Nathan Corridor and Karen Holland earned $500 for his or her 4:08 and four:34 finishes. Complete effects.

Stone Mill 50 Mile – 1st viscount montgomery of alamein Village, Maryland

Marcus Hershberger and Mikka Kei MacDonald ran 7:05 and eight:45 on the entrance of the race. Complete effects.

Global Path Majors

The new sequence simply introduced their nine-race slate for 2024. iRunFar previous shared the main points.

The present 2024 agenda is:

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