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Viloria has Perfect Prediction on July 3 Pace Race

ATOMIC CITY ROAD RUNNERS CLUB News:
Weekly pace race held July 3. Courtesy photo
 
Isolina Viloria had a perfect prediction and also was the first female finisher in the 1 mile trail run on the trail behind the Aquatic Center.
 
Duane Marr had a six second differential and Anya Gonzales was 99 seconds off.
 
On the 1 mile paved course, Zachary Medin came in first with a time of 7:00. Eight-year-old Erik Leonard was first on the 1 mile trail course in 10:34. 
 
Jackie Marr was the first female on the 1 mile paved course with a time of 15:25.
 
On the 3.2 mile course held on the
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County Hosts Ponderosa Putt-Putt Tournament

The Los Alamos County Recreation Division will present the Ponderosa Putt-Putt Tournament at 6 p.m., Wednesday July 25 at East Park.

Putt-Putt registration forms are available at the Aquatic Center and must be returned to the Aquatic Center.

The deadline for pre-registration is 5 p.m., Monday July 23.

Registration is limited to 20 participants per age category.

Age categories are separated as follows:

  • 5-7 Years
  • 8-11 Years
  • 12+ Years

For more information, contact the Recreation Division at 505-662-8173, lacrec@lacnm.us or www.losalamosnm.us/rec.

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Get Ready for 38th Annual Los Alamos Triathlon

Join the Los Alamos Recreation Division Saturday, Aug. 18, as it presents the 38th Annual Los Alamos Triathlon in all its glory.

The 20k bike ride is back to its old course of challenging climbs and beautiful scenery; then jump in the pool (feet first) for a 400 meter swim; and conclude with the 5K run from the Aquatic Center to the First Baptist Church on Diamond Drive and then turning around and running back to the Aquatic Center.

The Los Alamos triathlon was organized by Bill and Maureen Hudson in 1975 and is the longest running continuous triathlon in the country.

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Crowd Joins YMCA’s Firecracker Run

A large crowd participated in the Los Alamos Family YMCA’s 2012 Independence Day Firecracker 5K Family Fun Run that began at 8 a.m. Wednesday in front of the “Y” on Iris Street. The event was sponsored by Los Alamos National Bank, Southwest Safety Services and Los Alamos Medical Center. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com
 
Linda Daily, executive director of the Los Alamos Family YMCA, posts Wednesday’s race winners. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com
 
Adrian Larsen and her shadow were the top woman finisher. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com
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Local Golf Pro Plays Around the Clock for Charity

PGA Golf Pro Donnie Torres is raising money for golfing programs for youth and the Rotary Club of Los Alamos in his “Longest Day Longest Play” fundraiser. He teed off at 5:30 a.m. Thursday and continued playing until sunset. Torres’ daughter Samantha drove him around the golf course and kept his score throughout the event. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Golf Course Pro Donnie Torres prepares to tee off on his 12th 1st Hole of the day. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

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Torres Attempts Longest Day with Longest Play

He did it 20 years ago and tomorrow will attempt it again – Rotarian Donnie Torres, the PGA golf pro at Los Alamos Golf Course is starting his day by teeing off at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, June 21 and is going to play all day straight through until sunset.

This is a fund-raiser and one half of the pledges made will benefit the PGA’s golfing programs for youth; the other half will be donated to the Rotary Club of Los Alamos.

Torres said he has 100 pledges totaling $4,000 (if he makes it through) and is hoping people will donate even after the day is over.

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Roy Cope Makes Perfect Prediction

ATOMIC CITY ROAD RUNNERS News:

Courtesy Photo

Roy Cope makes perfect prediction on Tuesday’s pace race on North Mesa on the one mile course.

Runners had the choice to run either one mile or a true 5K, but either way their error was adjusted to a uniform error for a three mile course.

The next best prediction was made by Alexander Romero with a distance adjusted 21 second error.

11-year-old Jacob Thompson was fastest male on the one mile course with a time of 9:56. Fastest female was Ann Nichols with a time of 17:25.

14-year-old John Rees was fastest male on the 5K course with a time of 20:55. Fastest Read More

Pace Race Results for June 12

ATOMIC CITY ROAD RUNNERS News:
 
Courtesy photo
 
Thirty-four runners and walkers participated in Tuesday evening’s pace race along power line road south of White Rock.
 
Best predictors on the one mile course:
 
Richard Thompson III – Adjusted error of 12 seconds
Krisiy Schraad – Adjusted error of 54 seconds
Jacob Thompson – Adjusted error of 81 seconds
 
Fastest runner – Nikol Strother 8:09
 
Best predictors on the three mile course:
 
John Rees – prediction error of 15 seconds
Isolina Viloria – prediction
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Summerfest and Pajarito Punishment at Pajarito Mountain this Weekend

Celebrate the start of the summer season at Pajarito Mountain Saturday June 2.

The New Mexico Brewers Festival is noon to 5 p.m., featuring 15 New Mexico microbrewers and live music 1-5 p.m. with the Blue Hornets.

Lifts will run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for hiking and biking.

Atomic City Transit is providing free shuttles 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.running every 30 minutes from Sullivan Field at Los Alamos High School.

For more information on Summerfest, go to www.skipajarito.com

Pajarito Punishment Downhill Race is also this weekend on the mountain.

  • Saturday, June 2, Practice Day and Summerfest:
    • Registration:
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Jemez Mountain Trail Runs Event Wraps Up Proudly

Robert Carr crosses the finish line in the half-marathon. He set a new course record Saturday. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com
Chris Houghten, left, and Robert Carr compare notes after the finish of the half-marathon. Carr finished first and Houghten was second in the event. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com
Runners coming down the Perimeter trail in the half-marathon race. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com
Cyndi Wells passes water to the runners at Aid Station #1 near the junction of the Perimeter and Mitchell trails. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com
Half-marathon
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