The results for the Atomic City Runners Pace Race held July 8 are as follows:
Three runners in the 2.8-mile race had almost perfect predictions; Nikol Strother missed by only 1.5 seconds, Nick Parra-Vasquez by 2 seconds and Katie Gattiker by 3 seconds. Many runners were within a minute of their predictions.
Tuesday’sPace Race was held on paved roads in Pajarito Acres between rain storms, and started on Acoma Lane. The best predictors for the one-mile course (and the time that they were off their prediction adjusted to 3 miles) were Jackie Peckham (9 seconds) and Roy Cope (36 seconds).
The fastest runners for the one-mile were Hannah Gartz (11:08) and Roy Cope (15:58).
For the 2.8 mile course, other good predictors were Brian Newman (10 seconds), Roxana Candia (11 seconds), and Ted Romero (11 seconds).
The fastest runners for 2.8 miles were Ted Romero (18:31) and Nikol Strother (18:38.5).
Next Tuesday’sPace Race will start at the end of the paved road below the Pajarito Mountain Ski Lodge. For more information, call 505.672.1639.