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November 20, 2023 – iRunFar


This Week in Running Justin Mock TWIRIt used to be the 61st 12 months for the JFK 50 Mile and the primary 12 months for the Filth Circus 10k. The ones are our best two races of the weekend.

Learn on for the ones highlights and several other others.

JFK 50 Mile – Boonsboro, Maryland

This used to be the race’s 61st 12 months! A large box of over 1,000 with runners raced the Appalachian Path, C&O Canal Towpath, and paved street mixture direction.

It used to be shut on the finish, however Jennifer Lichter used to be in entrance for all the race. Lichter received in 6:23. It used to be the race’s fifth-fastest run ever.

Robyn Mildren and Valerie Arsenault have been 2nd and 0.33 in 6:27 and six:35, respectively.

Jennifer Lichter - 2023 JFK 50 Mile - women's winner

Jennifer Lichter takes the win on the 2023 JFK 50 Mile. Photograph: Colleen McGrath/Bring in-Mail Media


The highest 5 used to be:

1 – Jennifer Lichter – 6:23
2 – Robyn Mildren (Canada, lives in U.S.) – 6:27
3 – Valérie Arsenault (Canada) – 6:35
4 – Tara Dower – 6:51
5 – Lisa Roberts – 6:53


The 2019 JFK 50 Mile winner Seth Ruhling got here again for extra and received in 5:28. The time used to be 10 mins higher than Ruhling’s previous run and, like girls’s winner Lichter, additionally ranks because the race’s fifth-best ever.

Calum Neff used to be simply in entrance of Ryan Sullivan for 2nd. The 2 ran 5:38 and 5:40.

Seth Ruhling - 2023 JFK 50 Mile men's winner

Seth Ruhling wins the 2023 JFK 50 Mile. Photograph: Collen McGrath/Bring in-Mail Media

The highest 5 used to be:

1 – Seth Ruhling – 5:28
2 – Calum Neff (Canada, lives in U.S.) – 5:38
3 – Ryan Sullivan – 5:40
4 – Jared Burdick – 5:46
5 – Geoffrey Burns – 5:55

Complete effects.

Filth Circus 10k – Bentonville, Arkansas

The brand new Ultrasignup match driven out a $10,000 prize handbag. Some $3,000 went to every of the winners with cash stretching 3 deep. That’s what I name Nice Price. The race used to be run on a wild path with a whole lot of turns that totaled 790 ft of elevation achieve.


Dani Moreno used to be approach out entrance. Moreno completed the 10k direction in 47:02.

Megan Lacy and Erin Woodward were given at the podium at 49:33 and 50:48, after which there used to be a large hole again to the following finishers.

Fourth- and fifth-place Lydiah Mathathi and Karley Rempel completed in 55:58 and 55:59.


Christian Allen received for the lads with a 38:00 first-place end. That used to be just about a minute up on everybody else. Nicknamed “Slender,” Allen’s wallet might be thick after this payday.

2nd-place Morgan Elliott got here thru in 38:50 and Dan Curts used to be 0.33 in 39:16.

Extra usually on the best of the leaderboard, Joseph Grey and Andy Wacker have been fourth and 5th in 39:26 and 40:58.

Complete effects.

Golden Gate Path Vintage – San Francisco, California

The race used to be the final forestall of the 2023 Spartan Path Global Championships, however it hasn’t truly won the aggressive traction of the previous The North Face 50 Mile Championships match.

50 Mile

The highest 3 girls all ran underneath 9 hours. Aude Hofleitner used to be first in 8:35. Males’s chief Benjamin Cook dinner used to be virtually an hour higher than everybody else in 7:37.


Not up to 5 mins separated the primary 3 girls. Amanda Bayer escaped Courtney Hollingsworth and Andrea Bilodeau with a 5:28 first-place end. Hollingsworth used to be best six seconds at the back of, additionally in 5:28, and Bilodeau used to be 0.33 in 5:33.

Males’s chief Franklin Rice outpaced Noa Sakamoto and Tim Freriks. Rice ran 4:30, Sakamoto 4:44, and Freriks 4:45.

Complete effects.

Further Races and Runs

Griffith Park Path Runs – Los Angeles, California

Maggie Noble and Scott Nickley received the 30k race in 2:29 and a couple of:07. Complete effects.

Useless Horse Extremely – Moab, Utah

50-mile winners Hannah Jochem and Koltin Hammer completed in 8:10 and six:38, and 50k leaders Anne Flower and Cole Campbell each set new direction information at 3:49 and three:04. Complete effects.

2023 Dead Horse Ultra 50k - women's podium

The 2023 Useless Horse Extremely 50k girls’s podium (l-to-r): 2. Giselle Slotboom, 1. Anne Flower, and three. Genevieve Lillis. Photograph: Mad Moose Occasions

2023 Dead Horse Ultra 50k - men's podium

The 2023 Useless Horse Extremely 50k males’s podium (l-to-r): 2. Matthew Vira, 1. Cole Campbell, and three. Brooks MacDonald. Photograph: Mad Moose Occasions

Wild Hare – Warda, Texas

The Tejas Trails race came about on a privately owned ranch between Austin and Houston. The 50-mile winners Carmen Busceme and Mason Grundy completed in 9:52 and eight:41, and 50k bests Rochelle Benson and Terry Palmer ran 6:04 and four:02. Complete effects.

Dizzy 1950s – Huntsville, Alabama

Laura Komp and James Ebert took the multi-loop 50k in 6:00 and four:21. Complete effects.

Duncan Ridge Path 50k – Blairsville, Georgia

The difficult 50k race positive aspects over 10,000 ft of elevation. Jennifer Moos and Callan Hasling received in 8:02 and seven:42. Complete effects.

Taking a look Glass 100k – Pisgah Nationwide Wooded area, North Carolina

Marisa Romeo and Marcus Welker received the massive loop of the Pisgah Nationwide Wooded area in 13:21 and 12:00. Complete effects.

Wild Florida Path Run – Canttell, Florida

Each direction information fell over 50k on the third-year race. Aden St Charles led the ladies in 5:04 and Gavin Dunn received the lads’s race in 4:46. Complete effects.

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