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Candia Best Predictor in Weekly Pace Race

on September 15, 2012 - 9:49am

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ATOMIC ROAD RUNNERS News:

A cool evening greeted the 27 runners and walkers who participated in Tuesday's one mile and three mile pace race courses, which had everyone climb up through the Quemazon subdivision.

The one milers looped back around to the bottom of Quemazon Road while the three milers headed onto the Perimeter Trail for a while and then headed down Pipeline Road back to the bottom of Quemazon Road.

All finishers were treated to watermelon for their efforts.

On the short course, Felix Candia had the best prediction, only being off by 39 seconds (normalized to the three mile course), followed by Tom Stanford who was 42 seconds of his prediction and Tom was the first finisher on the one-mile course in a time of 11:34. Jackie Marr was the third best predictor at 48 seconds off her prediction.

For the long course, which was actually 2.87 miles long, Lynn Bjorklund had the best prediction of 17 seconds off, followed by Zach Medin and Matt Fair who were 28 and 47 seconds off their predictions. Niki Strother and Ted Romero were the first finishers with a time of 24:18.

Next Tuesday night’s pace race begins at 6 p.m. at the roundabout at the intersection of Diamond Drive and San Ildefonso Road.

Call 672-1639 or visit http://www.atomicrunners.com for more information.

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