Saturday, June 25, 2011

Jornet wins Western States 100 (updated)

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Spaniard Kilian Jornet, 23, won the 2011 Western States 100 mile endurance run.  Time was 15:34.  Second was Mike Wolfe (33) in a time of 15:38.  Third was Nick Clark (37) in a time of 15:50.

2010 winner Geoff Roes dropped at the 55 mile mark, as did 2009 winner Hal Koerner, who dropped at 70 miles.

In the women's contest, Tracy Garneau, the 2010 winner, led much of the race but faded in the late stages.  Ellie Greenwood (32) took the female division win in 17:55, followed by Kami Semick (44, 18:17) and Nikki Kimball (40, also 18:17). Garneau, 44, was 4th in 18:22.

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