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This Week in Running Justin Mock TWIRThe USATF Path Part Marathon Nationwide Championships have been in Utah, and the IAU 50k Global Championships have been in India. The ones occasions most sensible this week’s rundown. Let’s spoil it down.

Moab Path Part Marathon – Moab, Utah

The development’s Marathon race typically shines because the premier distance and has up to now been the USATF Path Marathon Nationwide Championships, however this yr the highlight was once at the part marathon. The 13.1-miler was once this yr’s USATF Path Part Marathon Nationwide Championships and gave away a $6,600 prize handbag that despatched $800 to each and every winner.


Bailey Kowalczyk rolled the ladies’s box, beating everybody by means of nearly 5 mins. Kowalczyk completed in 1:36:42. 3 weeks in the past she was once moment on the Kodiak by means of UTMB 50k.

Simply over 3 mins separated the following 4 finishers. Rachel Rudel was once moment in 1:41:20, and Alicia Vargo ran 1:42:32 for 1/3. After some 4 years clear of racing, Vargo’s had a pink sizzling stretch of racing to complete 2023.

Bailey Kowalczyk - 2023 Moab Trail Half Marathon women's winner

Bailey Kowalczyk, the 2023 Moab Path Part Marathon winner. Photograph: Aktiva Game Images

The whole most sensible 10 was once:

1 – Bailey Kowalczyk – 1:36:42
2 – Rachel Rudel – 1:41:20
3 – Alicia Vargo – 1:42:32
4 – Stevie Kremer – 1:43:22
5 – Alexa Aragon – 1:43:42
6 – Hannah Rowe – 1:44:35
7 – Keelah Barger – 1:45:05
8 – Anna Mae Flynn – 1:45:50
9 – Sarah Guhl – 1:46:28
10 – Katie Follett – 1:46:44


Meikael Beaudoin-Rousseau ran down early chief Andy Wacker close to mile 9, and received in 1:21:36. Wacker didn’t surrender a lot floor and was once moment in 1:22:13. After that, Grant Colligan were given at the podium in 1:23:35.

Meikael Beaudoin-Rousseau - 2023 Moab Trail Half Marathon men's winner

Meikael Beaudoin-Rousseau, the 2023 Moab Path Part Marathon winner. Photograph: Aktiva Game Images

The highest 10 was once:

1 – Meikael Beaudoin-Rousseau – 1:21:36
2 – Andy Wacker – 1:22:13
3 – Grant Colligan – 1:23:35
4 – Cole Campbell – 1:24:58
5 – Garrett Corcoran – 1:26:37
6 – Jerrell Mock – 1:27:08
7 – Phil Royer – 1:27:43
8 – Bayden Menton – 1:30:01
9 – Daniel Button – 1:30:11
10 – Kieran Nay – 1:30:57

Complete effects.

The race additionally acted as the primary annual U.S. Collegiate Path Championships, which have been received by means of Solomyn Collen and Cole Campbell, either one of Western Colorado College, in 2:31:36 and 1:24:58.

Complete effects.

IAU 50k Global Championships – Hyderabad, India

Hyderabad’s a large town with a inhabitants of 10.8 million, and inside of this metro space runners raced on a five-kilometer loop.


A small championships box of 29 ladies from 12 nations raced, and no more than two mins separated the entrance 3. Carla Molinaro (U.Okay.) received in 3:18:23. Molinaro’s a 2:46 marathoner who was once 1/3 at this yr’s Comrades Marathon.

Andrea Pomaranski (U.S.) chased to moment position in 3:19:07, and Sarah Webster (U.Okay.) was once 1/3 in 3:20:07.

The U.Okay. positioned 4 runners throughout the most sensible 5 to win workforce gold.

Complete effects.

2023 IAU 50k World Championships women's podium

The 2023 IAU 50k Global Championships ladies’s podium (l-to-r): 3. Sarah Webster, 1. Carla Molinaro, and a couple of. Andrea Pomaranski. Photograph courtesy of the World Affiliation of Ultrarunners.


While the U.Okay. ruled the ladies’s run, Spain did the similar within the males’s race. Spain positioned 4 runners throughout the most sensible 5, and swept the boys’s podium.

Chakib LachgarAlejandro Jimenez, and Jesus Angel Olmos completed in 2:48:20, 2:49:30, and a couple of:50:12. Lachgar holds a 2:11 marathon easiest from February of this yr. Jimenez ran a 2:10 marathon in overdue 2022.

Complete effects.

2023 IAU 50k World Championships men's podium

The 2023 IAU 50k Global Championships males’s podium (l-to-r): 3. Jesus Angel Olmos, 1. Chakib Lachgar, and a couple of. Alejandro Jimenez. Photograph courtesy of the World Affiliation of Ultrarunners.

Puerto Vallarta Mexico by means of UTMB – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Geneviève Asselin-Demers (Canada) and Cristofer Clemente (Spain) received the 100k race in 12:07 and 10:03.

The 50k run was once in all probability the development’s best distance, specifically some of the males. For the ladies, Caitlin Schindel (Canada) was once method out entrance and transparent of everybody else in 5:40. Klaire Rhodes (U.S.) and Nayeli De Los angeles Torre (Mexico) have been far-off second- and third-placers in 6:13 and six:39.

The boys’s race got here all the way down to crunch time. Handiest 3 seconds separated males’s 50k leaders Juan Belman Ortiz (Mexico) and David Norris (U.S.). Each completed in 5:06 with Belman Ortiz in entrance. Mario Mendoza (U.S.) was once 1/3 in 5:30.

Complete effects.

Kullamannen by means of UTMB – Mölle, Sweden

I used to be curious what Kullamannen supposed, and so Googled it to be informed, “He’s the immortal knight who has all the time taken the aspect of the vulnerable towards their oppressors.” That’s attention-grabbing.

Some 624 runners began the 100-mile race, and Johanna Antila (Finland) and Jakob Åberg (Sweden) completed first. The pair ran 17:39 and 14:59 at the most commonly flat path. Åberg dipped underneath the 15-hour mark by means of 56 seconds.

One step down, the more or less 64-mile race was once received by means of Sylvia Nordskar (Norway) and Oscar Claesson (Sweden) in 9:21 and seven:42. Claesson received by means of a simply over a minute, slightly edging out Simen Østensen (Norway).

Yngvild Kaspersen (Norway) took the 50k crown jewels in 3:59, 29 seconds underneath the 4-hour line. Judith Wyder (Switzerland) was once moment in 4:09. The primary seven males all ran underneath 4 hours, and no more than two mins separated the primary 4. Stian Dahl Sommerseth (Norway) led the stampede in 3:51.

Complete effects.

Further Races and Runs

Silver Falls 50k – Silverton, Oregon

Emily Perttu and Aaron Molstad received the 50k race inside of its namesake state park in 5:28 and four:25. Complete effects.

Rio Del Lago 100 Mile – Granite Bay, California

Rachel Entrekin and Greg Miller have been champs in 19:16 and 17:22. Complete effects.

Antelope Island 50k – Syracuse, Utah

Lotti Brinks broke a decade-old path file within the ladies’s race at 3:55, and Hawk Name received for the boys in 3:39. Complete effects.

Moab Path Marathon – Moab, Utah

Along the sooner lined part marathon, Kristina Trygstad-Saari and Kyle Lund received the development’s marathon race in 3:51 and three:24. Complete effects.

Austin Rattler Run 50k – Smithville, Texas

Rachel Tomajczyk and race-local Erik Stanley completed first in 3:28 and three:20. Complete effects.

TARC Stone Cat 50 Mile – Ipswich, Massachusetts

The Path Animals Working Membership race via Willowdale State Wooded area noticed Jessica Finocchiaro and Ryan Williams end first in 11:08 and seven:54. Complete effects.

Jessica Finocchiaro - 2023 TARC Stone Cat 50 Mile women's winner

Jessica Finocchiaro, on her option to profitable the 2023 TARC Stone Cat 50 Mile. Photograph: Chris Wristen

Ryan Williams - 2023 TARC Stone Cat 50 Mile men's winner

Ryan Williams, racing to victory within the 2023 TARC Stone Cat 50 Mile. Photograph: Chris Wristen

Japanese Divide 50k – Pembroke, Virginia

A small box of 46 finishers was once led by means of Taylor Cherry and Alex Gold in 4:48 and three:48. Complete effects.

Mountain Masochist 50 Mile – Montbello, Virginia

The race celebrated its fortieth yr, and topped Meg Landymore and Seth Wall as this yr’s winners in 8:41 and eight:03. Complete effects.

Pinhoti 100 Mile – Sylacauga, Alabama

Madalyn Nones and Andrew Higgins received the point-to-point run in the course of the Talladega Nationwide Wooded area in 22:15 and 18:52. Complete effects.

Name for Feedback

I appeared for a New York minute, however didn’t spot any names acquainted to this column within the elite fields of the New York Marathon effects. Did you in finding any, or know of somebody that we must spotlight within the feedback under?


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