Results-season 2010

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The annual Turkey Trot was held at the Los Alamos Middle School on Sunday, November 21st, 2010.

195 runners/walkers participated with all donations going to the CROP and LA Cares charity organizations. An enjoyable time was had by all.

The best time predictors for the 2010 season (the top 5 predictors are recognized from their 10 best run predictions where the delta time totals added up to the lowest amount in seconds as compared with all the other Club members utilizing the same format. Delta time being the difference in seconds between the participant's stated predicted time for a run and the actual recorded time for that run. The winners were awarded cash prizes):

1. Ted Romero-178 seconds off

2. Daniel Romero-309 seconds off

3. Alexander Romero-330 seconds off

4. Karen Thorn-384 seconds off

5. Michael Jablin-538 seconds off

The top 25 fastest finishers who participated in this year's annual Turkey Trot are as follows:

NAME & TIME

1. Ted Romero 16:47

2. Dan Reese 17:32

3. Vicky Saga 17:49

4. John Reese 18:05

5. Connor Bailey 18:29

6. Tom Stockton 18:55

7. Brian Boyer 19:01

8. Will Dearholt 19:10

9. Laura McClellen 19:20

10. Daniel Dunning 19:23

11. Rigel Baron 19:44

12. Miles Baron 19:46

13. Nate Baron 20:04

14. Kristi Long 20:09

15. Katy Stockton 20:14

16. David Kratzer 20:15

17. Nick Perry 20:44

18. Isabelle Runde 20:58

19. Ben Reese 21:12

20. Laura Kelly 21:23

21. Andre Runde 21:50

22. Pam Erickson 21:52

23. John Erickson 21:53

24. Larry Kwei 22:08

25. Nicklos Torres 22:24

submitted by: Ted Williams

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ROSS IS TOP PREDICTOR IN FINAL RACE OF SEASON

The final pace race of the season was held this past Tuesday on the Canyon Rim Trail in wet weather.

Inez Ross was the top predictor on the mile and a half course with a 14 second differential. She was followed by Karen Thorn at 21 seconds off with David Kratzer recording a 37 second delta time.

Ted Romero was the fastest finisher at 10:46 and Sammy Keie was the top female with a time of 11:42.

The Annual Turkey Trot for the CROP Organization charity will be held on Sunday, November 21st at 2:00PM.

For more information call 672-1639 or key on the "Next Race" section of this Web site for more details.

submitted by race director: Ted Williams

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Georgia Pedicini has Top Prediction

Georgia Pedicini was the top predictor at this week's Atomic City Roadrunner's pace race. Georgia missed her predicted finish time by an adjusted 51 seconds on the 1-mile course through Kinnikinnik Park (three loops through the park). Tom Sandford was the second best predictor, missing his predicted finish time by 55 seconds on the 3-mile course, which was the bridges loop.

The 16 runners enjoyed the beauty of both challenging courses.

Jackie Marr was the fastest female, finishing first, on the 1-mile course with a time of 13:43, while Bob Weeks was the fastest male on the 1-mile course with a time of 14:24.

On the 3-mile course, Jamie Jablin posted the fastest time of 24:26, while Sammy Keie was the fastest female with a time of 29:27.

Next week's pace race on Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at 6:00 PM, will be the Cooper Run, a 1.5 mile run, traditionally the last pace race of the season.

The location of the final race of the ACRR 2010 pace race season has been changed to the Canyon Rim Trail off East Road (State Rt 502) across from the future site of the coop market. As you head East going out of town toward Main Hill Road, the parking lot for the trail head is on your right before you reach the Holiday Inn Express and Decolores. We will meet at the trail head at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday to run the 1 1/2 mile Cooper's run.

Call if you have any questions. Ted (672-1639)

submitted by race director: Laura McClellan

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Peckham best predictor in Quemazon pace race

A dozen runners took on the Quemazon challenge in Tuesday night's pace race.

Though arriving late and starting after everyone else, Jackie Peckham was the best predictor of the night with a delta time of 33 seconds off her prediction. Jamie Jablin, the first finisher on the 2.86 mile course was next, just 38 seconds off his prediction. Anya Gonzales was the third best predictor, 48 seconds off her prediction, and was the first finisher of the 1 mile course.

The one mile runners climbed up Quemazon road and came back down Corona for a loop run. The three mile runners ran most of Quemazon road and then transitioned to the Perimeter Trail and headed southwest to connect with Pipeline Road and then coasted back down to the bottom of Quemazon road. Everyone enjoyed Decadent Table desserts as a reward for finishing.

Next week's pace race will be held on Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:00 at the Aquatic Center parking lot and the 1 and 3 mile courses will go down in to the canyon behind the Center.

submitted by race director: David Kratzer

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ROMERO IS TOP PREDICTOR IN UPPER BAYO CANYON TRAIL RUN

Ted Romero was the top predictor in the weekly pace race held on the Upper Bayo Canyon Trail. He had a 19 second differential. He was followed by David Kratzer at 70 seconds off and Roy Cope with a 72 second difference.

Tom Sanford was the fastest male on the 1 mile course at 11:25 and Georgia Pedicini was the top woman with a time of 16:31.

On the 3 mile course Jamie Jablin recorded a 22:18. Karen Thorn was the first female at 39:16.

Next week's race will be Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 6:00 PM behind 4710 Quemazon Road starting at the garage. 1 and 2.86 mile courses will be available.

submitted by race directors: Jennifer Reglien and Bob Weeks

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The weekly Tuesday fun-run/pace-race was held in Pajarito Acres on a cool but breezy early evening.

The course was a fairly-flat 1-mile paved-loop mainly on Estante Way. One could run any distance but with a requested predicted time of 45 minutes or less. Almost half chose to do 2 miles, not one of the typical 1- or 3-mile distances. Two runners did 5 miles and Jaime Jablin ran 7 miles.

The differences between predicted and actual times were all adjusted by distance to 3 miles. The best predictors and their adjusted delta times (in seconds) were Sammy Keie and Karen Thorn (14), Ted Romero (14.4), Claire Sanders and Jessica Faulker (21), Georgia Pedicini (24), and Jaime Jablin (28.7).

Next Tuesday's Pace Race will start on North Mesa Road just east of the Diamond roundabout near the golf course at the Bayo Canyon Trailhead down the hill into the Canyon from the parking area right off North Mesa Rd.

submitted by race director: Bob Reedy

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A RACE TO REMEMBER ALONG THE LOS ALAMOS MESA TRAIL

Fifteen runners and walkers enjoyed the beautiful scenery and expansive views along the newly renovated Los Alamos Mesa Trail. This trail, accessed at East Park, follows the fence line behind the airport and offers scenic views into both Pueblo and Bayo Canyons.

For this week's pace race, the top predictor was Roy Cope on the long course with a differential of 5 seconds. Second place honors went to Laura McClellan who posted a 6 second differential. Laura was also the fastest woman on the long course with a time of 26 minutes and 56 seconds.

Overall honors for fastest runner on the long course went to Ted Romero with a blistering time of 22 minutes and 54 seconds. Rigo Chavez, training for the Chicago Marathon, finished second in a time of 23:40.

For the short course, the fastest overall was Georgia Pedicini who covered the 1 mile course in 13 minutes and 28 seconds.

A special mention goes to Joan Williams and Jackie Peckham who went beyond the 1 mile turn-around point and finished in 35:51 and 36:00 respectively.

Next week's pace race will be on a one-mile loop course in Pajarito Acres in White Rock starting at 404 Estante Way right about the second right to the Estante Way loop off Potrillo Drive. The objective will be for the racer to cover as many or as few loops as desired in a forty-five minute time period. Next week's race will be on Tuesday, September 7th at 6:00PM.

submitted by race directors: Inez Ross and Bob Weeks

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McCLELLAN AND ULLMANN TIE AS TOP PREDICTORS ON THE NEW CANYON RIM TRAIL

This week's pace race was conducted on the recently opened Canyon Rim Trail on East Road (Route 502). It proved to be an enjoyable course to run for all participants.

Laura McClellan and John Ullmann both posted a 6 second differential from their predicted times to tie for top predictor. Roy Cope was just behind at 8 seconds off followed by Jackie Marr at 21 seconds.

In the 1 mile run The fastest males were Tom Sandford at 9:42 followed by Bob Weeks with a time of 13:18. Jackie Marr and Anya Gonzales tied at 14:45 for top female. Inez Ross was second recording a 15:03.

Jamie Jablin was the fastest male in the 2.8 mile race with a time of 17:26 with Ted Romero next at 19:48. Sammy Keie was the first female with a time of 23:13 followed by Laura McClellan at 23:31.

Next week's race will be held on the Mesa Trail at the East Park parking lot right off East Road on Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 6:00 PM.

submitted by race director: Karen Thorn

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Tuesday's pace race was held on North Mesa along San Ildefonso Road.

Despite the tough uphill course there were several close predictions. Tom Sanford was the closest overall predictor with a mere ten second error. Other long course excellent predictions were Laura McClellan (13 sec); Nathan Romero (15 sec); and John Erickson (17 sec).

The fastest time on the short course and fastest female was Amy Regan @ 6:64. The fastest male on the short course was John Rees at 7:35.

The fastest time on the long course and fastest male was Jamie Jablin at 19:29. The fastest female on the long course was Laura McClellan at 25:23.

The next pace race will be on August 24 at the New Los Alamos Canyon Rim trail by the airport.

submitted by race directors: Anya Gonzales and Bob Westervelt

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The weekly Tuesday pace-race was held in Pajarito Acres under mainly clear skies with no wind.

For the 1 mile course, the fastest runners were John Rees (6:46) and Chloe Keilers (10:45). The best predictors were Ben Rees (2 s), Bob Weeks (12 s), John Rees (14 s), and Connor Bailey (17 s).

For the 2.8 mile course, the fastest runners were Nathan Romero (19:44) and Karen Thorn (33:05). The best predictors were Jim Clifford (19 s), Nathan Romero (23 s), and Ted Romero (30 s).

Next Tuesday's Pace Race will be held on August 17th, 2010 at 6:00 PM and will start in the parking lot of the Los Alamos Middle School.

submitted by race director: Bob Reedy

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TED ROMERO BEST PREDICTOR

Thirty runners and walkers enjoyed superb weather for Tuesday night's pace race, the Gravel Pit Grunt. The 1.3 and 3.0 mile courses were on pavement, weedy paths, and gravel trails located east of West Jemez Road. While the object of the race was to accurately predict one's course time without using a watch, the course stymied many runners whose predictions were pretty wild. But a few good ones were made.

Best predictors were Ted Romero with a three second error, followed by Laura McClellan (14 sec.), Alexander Romero (35 sec.), James Jablin (46 sec.), and Daniel Romero (47 sec.).

All participants were rewarded with popsicles at the finish line.

Fastest male and female runners on the 1.3 mile course were Nathan Phillips (10:43) and Shannon Doyle (11:36).

Fastest on the 3 mile course were Michael Jablin (19.24) and Karen Thorn (39.27).

Next week's race is on Tuesday, 8-10-2010, at 6:00 p.m. There will be one and 2.8 mile courses on pavement in Pajarito Acres in the White Rock area. To get to the start/finish location on Acoma Lane, take S.R. 4 south to South Monte Rey Dr. to Potrillo Dr. to Acoma Lane.

submitted by race directors: Ruth Demuth and Tom Sandford

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ROMERO IS TOP PREDICTOR IN WEEKLY PACE RACE

Nathan Romero was the top predictor at the weekly pace race held at Pinon Park in White Rock. He was 17 seconds off his predicted time. Bob weeks had a 21 second differential followed by Karen Thorn at 35 seconds off.

Ten year old Ben Rees was the first finisher in the one mile course at 6:27. Jackie Peckham was the top female finisher at 28:15.

In the three mile course Michael Jablin finished one second ahead of his twin brother Jamie with a time of 19:08. Karen Thorn took honors as the fastest female at 34:27.

Next week's race will be the "Gravel Pit Grunt" which will be held off West Jemez Road (State Route 501) next to Laboratory "S" Site fire house. One and three mile runs will be available.

submitted by race directors: Joan and Ted Williams

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WILLIAMS IS TOP PREDICTOR IN WEEKLY PACE RACE

Joan Williams was the best predictor in the rain soaked weekly pace race held on American Springs Road up in the Jemez being just 12 seconds off her predicated time in the 1 mile course. Other top predictors were Roy Cope with a 30 second differential and Inez Ross off by 72 seconds.

Cope and Ross were also the fastest finishers on the 1 mile course with times of 12:20 and 16:54 respectively. Jamie Jablin was the first male finisher on the 3 mile course at 21:04 and Laura McClellan was the top female with a 26:11.

Next week's race will be held at Pinon Park (Rocket Park) in White Rock on Sherwood Boulevard across from Smith's. One and three mile runs will be available.

submitted by race directors: Jennifer Reglien and Bob Weeks

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Results of another Lollipop Weekly pace race towards Rendija Canyon/Bayo Canyon.

Everyone received lollipops for finishing the race through the streets above Rendija Canyon for the 1 mile pace race and also the 3 milers ran Rendija and Bayo Canyons combined.

For the 1 mile, Alexander Romero was lst with a time 7:41 and Hailey McDowell was lst with a time of 13:26. The best predictor on the 1 mile was Rowen Castua with only 15 secs off.

On the 3 mile, Michael Jablin won with a time of 22:33 and was only 7 secs off. First female was Sarah Kratzer with a time of 30:25.

The best predictor of all was Ted Romero with only 4 secs off his time for the 3 miles.

Next week's Pace Race will be at American Springs(Jemez).

submitted by race directors: Jackie and Duane Marr

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Twenty-six runners and walkers took part in the pace race Tuesday evening.

This week's race made several loops around the cemetery; the location of the course caused many people's predictions to miss the mark. The exception was James Clifford who missed his prediction by only 7 seconds on the long course. The next two best predictions on the long course were Tom Sandford at 71 seconds and then Ted Williams at 76 seconds off. The Pittman brothers, Allen and Kyle, crossed the line together in the fastest time on the long course, coming in at 17:39. The fastest woman on the long course was Deirde Witherell with a time of 22:05.

On the short course Bob Weeks turned in the best prediction only being 39 seconds off, the next best prediction was Bob Westervelt 3:06 off, he was also the fastest male on the short course. 12 year old Chloe Keilers was the fastest female on the short course with a time of 12:50.

Next week's race will start at the San ildefonso playlot on Barranca Mesa.

submitted by race directors: Nathan, Daniel, and Alexander Romero

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18 runners and walkers participated in Tuesday night's Pace race along Power line road south of White Rock.

On the one mile course

Best predictor Ben Rees, error adjusted for three miles, 9 seconds

Alexander Romero, fastest runner with a time of 5:45, and second best predictor with a error adjuster for three miles, 12 seconds

Daniel Romero, error adjusted for three miles 24 seconds

On the three mile course

Ted Williams error 4 seconds

Twin brothers Jamie Jablin and Michael Jablin ran together. Jamie finished first and was the fastest runner with a time of 21:12.05 seconds, predicted error of 12.05 seconds. Michael finished with a time of 21:12.80 seconds predicted error of 12.8 seconds, .75 seconds separated the two.

Next week's pace race will start at the dirt parking lot near Guaje Pines Cemetery.

submitted by race director: Roy Cope

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HILLS BAFFLE MANY PACE RACERS

The hills of the New Pipeline Gutbuster course in North Community challenged the predictive capabilities of most of the pace racers Tuesday night. But four runners on the one and 3.2 mile courses managed to obtain corrected prediction errors of less than 50 seconds. Dan Rees had an error of 11 seconds, Daniel Romero 15 seconds, Alexander Romero 34 seconds, and Ben Rees 36 seconds. Fastest male and female runners on the short course were Ben Rees (8:13), and Sarah Kratzer (13:57). Fastest males and female on the the longer course were the Romero brothers (27:41) and Diedre Witherell (29:51).

Next week's Tuesday night pace race will be on the Power Line Road in the White Rock area at 6:00 p.m. This is located on State Road 4 about 3.2 miles south of the Pajarito Road traffic light. Pace races are open to all runners and walkers.

submitted by race directors: Ruth Demuth and Tom Sandford

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Results of Tuesday(June 15th) Lollipop figure 8 Race Pace

The Bayo Canyon course was a figure 8 cross country course. 32 runners showed up to run and the predictions were unbelievable. 10 runners guessed under 30 secs, so the predictions were competitive, and everyone won lollipops for finishing.

On the 1 mile course, Ben Rees came in lst with a time of 8:03 and Christie Kelly was the first girl with 10:13, with Camille Dickson best prediction of only 30 secs off.

On the 3 mile course, Tom Witherell came in lst with a time of 18:53, and the lst woman on the 3 mile, not only came in lst with a time of 23:32, Deidre Witherell's prediction was only 2 secs off (best predictor of all). Next best predictors were Conner Baily with 5 secs off, and John Rees with 7 secs off.

Next week: Quemazon Gut Buster Pace Race, near the Montessori school in the Quemazon.

submitted by race directors: Jackie and Duane Marr

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Tuesday's Pace Race was the Annual Bagel Run

Michael Jablin was the best predictor in the Atomic City Road Runners Pace Race Tuesday in Los Alamos Canyon. Michael finished the 3 mile run out towards the Los Alamos Reservoir 6 seconds faster than his predicted time. The next top predictor was Ben Rees with a 9 second adjusted delta in his prediction for the 1 mile course. Ben was also the fastest runner in the short course finishing in 7 min. and 35 seconds. Three runners tied with 18 second prediction errors. They were Tom Witherell & Bob Reedy on the 3 mile course and Duane Marr on the short course. Tom Witherell was also the fastest runner on the long course with a time of 19:38. Fastest females were Sarah Kratzer on the short course with a time of 9:30, and Deidre Witherell on the long course with a time of 23:10. All finishers were rewarded with bagels and cream cheese.

Next week's pace race on Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 will start at 6:00 PM near the traffic round-about at San Ildefonso Road and Diamond Drive.

submitted by race directors: Joan and Ted Williams

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The run with a view. 16 runners and walkers participated in the pace race Tuesday night in the hills overlooking S-site, due to the nature of the course all predictors were slow.

1 mile course, Best predictors

Bob Weeks, with error adjusted for three miles, 24 seconds

Anya Gonzales, with error adjusted for three miles, 51 seconds

Bob Westervelt, with error adjusted for three miles, 102 seconds

Fastest, Tom Sanford actual time 12:57

3 mile course, Best predictors

Alexander Romero, error of 106 seconds

Nathan Romero, error of 117 seconds

Sammy Kiere, error of 202 seconds

Fastest, Tom Witherell, actual time 23:00

Next week's pace race will take place Tuesday June 8 at 6:00 pm and will start at the Ice Rink parking lot.

submitted by Race director: Roy Cope

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Results for 5/25/10 Pace Race

The annual staggered start pace-race/fun-run was held Tuesday on the White Rock bike path. The predictors with the slowest times started first from Piļæ½Rocket Park, and the ones with the fastest times (Ben Rees for 1 mile, Alexander Romero for 3 miles) started last.

The best predictors for the 1 mile were Ben Rees (5 s), John Mamula (23 s), Jackie Marr (30 s), and Duane Marr (32 s).

For the 3 mile course, the best predictors were Karen Thorn (5 s), Daniel Romero (9 s), John Ullmann (25 s), Roy Cope (33 s), and Nathan Romero (39 s).

Next Tuesday's Pace Race will start across from the Lab's S-Site just south of the water tanks on West Jemez Road (about 0.7 miles from the back-gate).

submitted by race director: Bob Reedy

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Alexander Romero Best Predictor

Thirteen runners and walkers braved cool, blustery winds at the American Springs Road pace race Tuesday night.

Alexander Romero had the best prediction, missing his prediction by 12 seconds on the 3 mile course. Next best predictors were Michael Jablin (20 seconds) and Karen Thorn (30 seconds), also on the longer course. The fastest male was Jablin (20:40) followed by Romero (21:14).

On the one mile course the fastest male was Bob Weeks (15:35) and the fastest female was Inez Ross (17:11).

Next week's pace race will start and finish at Pinon Park, across from Smith's super market on Sherwood Boulevard in White Rock. The course will be the annual staggered start race on paved pathways.

submitted by race directors: Ruth Demuth and Tom Sandford

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PECKHAM IS BEST PREDICTOR IN WEEKLY PACE RACE

Jackie Peckham was 6 seconds off her predicted time for the top prediction of this week's race held on West Road by the Skating Rink. Michael Jablin was 7 seconds off and his time of 20:53 was the top time for the 3 mile course. Sammy Keie and Alexander Romero both had a 26 second differential. Keie also was the fastest female for the 3 mile with a time of 28:19. On the 1 mile course Anya Gonzales was first at 12:04 followed by Bob Westervelt recording a 13:45 and Inez Ross with a time of 15:15.

Next week's race will be held on Tuesday, 5-18 at 6:00PM on American Springs Road which is 1.4 miles from the West Jemez Road (Route # 501) NM Route 4 junction (the backgate) West on NM Route 4 up in the Jemez going towards the Valle Caldera.

submitted by race director: Ted Williams

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22 runners and walkers participated in Tuesday night's pace race on the Canada del Buey trail in White Rock

On the one mile course

Fastest and best predictor was Ben Rees 7:25, adjusted delta time of 15 seconds

Bob Westervelt, adjusted delta time of 21 seconds

Duane Marr, adjusted delta time 30 seconds

On the three mile course

Fastest Michael Jablin, 19:11

Daniel Romero, delta time 8 seconds

Alexander Romero, delta time 12 seconds

Jim Clifford, delta time 16 seconds

Next week's pace race will be held on Tuesday, May 11th at 6:00 PM and will start at the Los Alamos Ice Rink parking lot and will run up West Road toward the ski hill road.

submitted by race director: Roy Cope

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THE BIG ROCK "LOOPS" PACE RACE ATTRACTED 19 RUNNERS THIS WEEK

There was some confusion about the pavement markings, leading a few runners to go the extra mile or so, but they took it in good humor.

The first finisher in the 1-mile loop was next week's sponsor, Roy Cope, in 11:56. The first female 1-miler was Anya Gonzales at 12:57. The first two finishers on the 3-mile loop were Ted Romero in 20:56, and Deidre Witherell in 21:02. The best predictor on the short course was Duane Marr with an adjusted error of 9 seconds, but top honors go to John Erickson who finished the 3-mile course in 23:47 with only a 2 second error.

Next week's Pace Race will be on the Canada del Buey trail in White Rock. The start will be at the Mountain Meadows Play lot just west of Chamisa School at 205 Meadow Lane.

The Atomic City Roadrunners were saddened by the loss this week of Aaron Goldman. Aaron was a long-time member of the club, and race- coordinator par excellence.

submitted by race director: Georgia Pedicini

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EXCELLENT PREDICTIONS IN PACE RACE

The Atomic City Roadrunners held their third predict-your-own-time event of the season on Tuesday evening. Participants tried to predict how long it would take them to complete 1- and 3-mile courses on a dirt road in Lower Bayo Canyon. The walkers and runners enjoyed mild weather, and several had excellent prognostications.

The best prediction came from Alexander Romero who ran the 3-mile course with an error of only 2 seconds. The next two best predictors were Jeff Hill with an error of 13 seconds, and Deidre Witherell with an error of 15 seconds. They were followed by Ted Romero with a 17 second error.

The fastest male runner on the 3-mile course was Michael Jablin in 20:23. The fastest woman on the long course was Deidre Witherell in 22:15. The fastest male and female on the 1-mile course were Tom Sandford in 13:53, and Inez Ross in 15:23.

Next Tuesday's event will start at 6:00 PM on San Ildefonso Road about one quarter mile East of Big Rock Loop (North Mesa). It will feature 1- and 3-mile courses.

Pace Races are held every Tuesday at 6:00 PM at various locations throughout Los Alamos County. These non-competitive, predict-your-own-time events are open to non-members as well as club members. The general public is welcome and encouraged to attend

submitted by Race Directors: Amy Anderson and Stan Kosiewicz

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KELLY IS TOP PREDICTOR IN NORTH MESA RUN

Dan Kelly was the top predictor in the weekly pace race held on the trail next to the Brewer Rodeo Arena on North Mesa. He was 3 seconds adjusted off his predicated time on the 1 mile course. He was followed by David Kratzer with a 6 second differential. Jeff Hill was next at 18 seconds and Ted Romero came in at 21 seconds off his estimated time.

A.J. Makela was the fastest male on the 1 mile course at 9:49 followed by his father Mark Markela with a time of 9:52. Dan Kelly was 3rd at 10:19. 8 year old Marin Kelly was the first female registering a time of 10:18 with her mother Christie Kelly 2nd at 10:20 followed by Georgia Pedicini with a time of 14:13.

Michael Jablin was the top 3 miler at 19:00 followed by Alexander Romero clocking a 20:10 and Ted Romero with a 20:13. Deidre Witherell was the fastest woman at 21:23 followed Sammy Keie with a 27:05 and Karen Thorn timing in at 35:11.

Next Tuesday's pace race will start at 6:00 PM. It will be in lower Bayo Canyon on the dirt road leading up to the sewer plant. The starting location is near the intersection of Routes 502 and 4 (White Rock "Y"). It will have 1 and 3 mile courses.

submitted by Race Director: Ted Williams

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TWO ROMEROS TIE FOR TOP PREDICTOR IN OPENING PACE RACE

In the opening season run of the Atomic City Road Runners pace race son Daniel Romero and father Ted Romero tied for best predictor at 6 seconds off their stated time in the 1.5 mile run around the Diamond Drive/Sandia Drive /Trinity Drive loop. Karen Thorn was next at 19 seconds off followed by John Erickson with a 27 second differential.

The Romeros also were the fastest male finishers with Alexander clocking a 10:44 followed by Daniel at 10:57 and Ted with a time of 11:16. Deidre Witherell was the top female at 11:59 followed by 8 year old Marin Kelly with a time of 18:23 and Christie Kelly coming in at 18:26.

Next week's race will be held on Tuesday, 4/13 at 6:00 PM on the trail just North of the Rodeo Arena behind the Horse Stables on North Mesa. One and three miles courses will be available.

submitted by Race director: Ted Williams