2013 TURKEY TROT HELD AT THE MIDDLE SCHOOL THIS PAST SUNDAY
The 2013 CROP Walk/Turkey Trot run portion was cancelled due to inclement weather. The inside portion was held in the School's cafeteria and proved to be a successful Event.submitted by: Ted Williams
THE BEST TIME PREDICTORS FOR THE 2013 PACE RACE SEASON
The best time predictors for the 2013 Atomic City Road Runners Club race 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-283 seconds off
2. David Kratzer-322 seconds off
3. Roxana Candia-420 seconds off
4. Zachary Medin-441 seconds off
5. Duane Marr-465 seconds offsubmitted by: Ted Williams
PEDICINI IS TOP PREDICTOR IN LAST PACE RACE OF SEASON
Georgia Pedicini was only 9 seconds off her predicted time in the Cooper Pace Race held on the Canyon Rim Trail. Other accurate predictors were Lauraine Maness with a 12 second differential, Jennifer Reglien recording 18 seconds off, and Jackie Marr at 21 seconds from her estimated time.
Fastest finishers on the four distances offered in the race were: Paul Elkins at 12:54 in the 1 mile; Linda Vance with a 14:27 in the 1.5 mile; Rose Nyenhuis recording a 14:36 in the 2 mile; and Ted Romero posting a 19:50 in the 3 mile.
The Club hopes everyone had an enjoyable 2013 season and looks forward to seeing everyone next season starting on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 6:00 PM for the Cooper Run again starting at the Canyon Rim Trail.
Look for E-mail announcements on the upcoming Veterans Benefit 5K Race for Micah Andersen on November 11th and the Annual CROP/Turkey Trot on November 24th.submitted by race director: Ted Williams
MARR AND REEDY TIE FOR BEST PREDICTOR
Duane Marr and Bob Reedy tied for most accurate predictor at 3 seconds off their predicted times at the pace race held on Tuesday, the 24th of September on North Mesa.
Three year old Diego Leonard was the top male finisher on the 1 mile course with a time of 11:15 and was only 9 seconds off his estimated time. Isolina Leonard and Zach Medin were tied at a 12 second differential and Medin pushing a stroller was also the first male finisher in the 3 mile distance at 24:48.
Patricia Burnside was the overall 1 mile winner recording a 8:04 and Roxana Candia was tops in the 3 mile with a 24:04 time.
Next week's race will start at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 at the Canyon Rim Trailhead on East Road (State Route # 502) across from the Co-operative Market. It will be the Cooper Run and will be the last race of the season.submitted by race director: Georgia Pedicini
REGLIEN IS TOP PREDICTOR IN WEEKLY PACE RACE
Jennifer Reglien was the best predictor at 15 seconds off in the weekly pace race held on the "Bridges Loop" course on the trails behind the Aquatic Center.
Other top predictors were Karen Thorn at 20 seconds off her predicted time and Mariela Saenz and Paul Elkins tying at a 48 second differential.
The top finisher in the 1 mile course Rose Nyenhus with a time of 7:28 and 3 year old Diego Leonard was the top male at 11:16.
On the 3 mile course Roxana Candia had the best time of 28:44 and David Kratzer was the first male with a 31:17 recorded time.
Next week's race will be held on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 at 6:00 PM on North Mesa across the street from 1287 San Ildefonso Road. 1 and 3 mile courses will be available. Strollers can be utilized on either distance.submitted by race director: Laura McClellan
PACE RACE CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
The scheduled pace race for this Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 that was to be held up by the Pajarito Mountain Ski Area was cancelled due to the rainy conditions. The trail that was to be utilized for the race was totally flooded due to the conditions.
Thanks to the runners who showed up. At least most of you didn't have to drive all the way up Camp May Road and were notified of the cancellation at the junction of Camp May Road and West Road.
Next week's race will be held on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 at 6:00 PM and will be the "Bridges Loop" on the trail into the canyon behind the Aquatic Center on Canyon Road. 1 and 3 mile trail courses will be available and a 1 mile paved course on Canyon Road for strollers and for those who prefer a paved course will also be available.submitted by race director: Ted Williams
PEDICINI IS TOP PREDICTOR IN WEEKLY PACE RACE
Georgia Pedicini was 11 seconds off for 2 miles at Tuesday's pace race, and Laura McClellan's 23:28 for 3 miles was 13 seconds off her prediction.
There were 18 people who competed in the weekly Tuesday pace race in Pajarito Acres ranging in age from 3 to 78. The course is a fairly-flat 1-mile paved-loop mainly on Estante Way. Rain ended an hour before the race started.
One could run any number of loops but with a requested time of 45 minutes or less. All distances from 1 to 6 miles were done. Most did 1 or 3 miles.
The fastest for 1 mile were Jackie Marr (13:20) and Inez Ross (15:47). The faster 2-mile runners was Bob Weeks (27:44). Laura McClellan ran 3 miles in 23:28, and Nikol Strother did 30:21 for 4 miles. Roxana Candia finished in 41:50 for 5 miles, and Ted Romero ran 6 miles in 42:00.
The differences between predicted and actual times were adjusted by distance to 3 miles. The better predictors (with their distances and adjusted delta times, in seconds) were Laura McClellan (3 mi, 13 s), Georgia Pedicini (2, 16.5), Roxana Candia (5, 27), Ted Romero (6, 29), Inez Ross (1, 39), Jackie Marr (1, 54), Bob Weeks (2, 66), Zachary Medin (3,73), and Nikol Strother (4, 76).
Next Tuesday's Pace Race on 9-10-2013 at 6:00 PM will start near the Ski Lodge on Pajarito Mountain and go out the cross-country ski trail which is on the opposite side of the road from the Lodge just North of the parking area.submitted by race director: Bob Reedy
RIVENBURGH BEST PREDICTOR BY FAR IN WEEKLY PACE RACE
Twenty runners and walkers enjoyed a dry evening for the one mile and three mile 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 off 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 cool cantaloupe and peanut butter cookies.
Cecilia Rivenburgh was the best predictor of the night, missing her prediction by only 4 seconds while running the long course. The long course was actually 2.87 miles long. Ted Romero was the fastest finisher on the course at 22:34 which was almost two minutes better than he did last year. Bart Olinger was the next best predictor being only 105 seconds off of his prediction. The next best predictors were Lauraine Maness and Linda Vance who were 201 seconds off.
On the short course, there was a three-way tie for the best predictions. Margaret Ellis, George Glass and Jackie Marr were all 51 seconds off of their predicted times, (normalized to the three mile course), Bob Weeks was the first finisher on the one-mile course in a time of 13:35.
Next Tuesday night's pace race on September 3rd, 2013 begins at 6:00 pm on Estante Way in White Rock. The course is a one mile loop and runners can choose their distance and predict their time accordingly for that distance (one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, ... miles), as long as they finish in 45 minutes or less.submitted by race director: David Kratzer
MYSTERY 3 MILE RUN AND 1 MILE RUN RESULTS (LOLLIPOP RACE)
Due to the heavy rain, thunder and lightning storm, most of the markings on the 3 mile run through Rendia Canyon and Bayo Canyon were washed away, so the run became partly a mystery run, and in spite of that, some pace race guesses were really good. On the mystery run, Linda Vance was 15 seconds off her prediction and Karen Thorn was 30 seconds off, and Ted Romero was 33 seconds off.
In the 1 mile Jennifer Reglien was 63 seconds off her time with Mariela Vargas being 87 seconds off.
Mariela Vargas, at 9:54, and Anders Medin, recording a 23:28 were the first woman and boy on the 1 mile course.
Ted Romero, with a 22:49, and Roxana Candia, coming in 30:44, were the first man and woman on the 3 mile course.
Next week's pace race will be held on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 at 6:00 PM in the Quemazon area off North Road, meet at the Montessori School parking lot and the start will be across the road in the parking lot.submitted by race directors: Jackie and Duane Marr
RICE IS TOPS IN PREDICTION AT WEEKLY PACE RACE
Bill Rice was the top predictor at the weekly pace race held on the Water Canyon Trail in the White Rock area. He was 20 seconds off his estimated time. Other accurate predictors were Tom Sandford with a 29 second differential and Jackie Marr was 63 seconds off and was also the fastest finisher on the 1 mile course at 18:37.
Duane Marr was the best male finisher on the 1 mile course with a time of 18:44. On the 2 mile course Matt Felton was the best finisher at 13:36 and Roxana Candia recorded a 17:39 for tops in the female class. David Kratzer came in at 27:14 for the fastest runner in the 3 mile distance and Karen Thorn had a 39:31 for first female.
Next week's race will begin on Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 at 6:00 PM at the junction of San Ildefonso Road and Barranca Road on Barranca Mesa. 1 and 3 mile courses will be available. The 3 mile course is mainly trail. The 1 mile course will be suitable for strollers.submitted by race director: Joan Williams
BURNSIDE HAS PERFECT PACE RACE PREDICTION
Pace racers try to predict their run and walk times for known course lengths. Tuesday night Paulina Burnside aced her prediction on the 3 mile Turkey Trot course in the Bayo Canyon/North Mesa area.
1 and 2 mile courses were also available but two of the next three best predictions were also on the longest course. Bill Rice, Roxana Candia, and Paul Elkins had respective errors of 24, 28, and 30 seconds.
Fastest finishers for the one mile course were Patricia Burnside (9:29) and Elkins (14:50) while the fastest runner on the 2 mile course was Zachary Medin (17:07). Ted Romero (19:32) and Candia (23:47) were the fastest male and female runners on the 3 mile course.
Next week's pace race will be at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 on a trail in Water Canyon in the White Rock area. The location is 2.8 miles on the left on State Route 4 southwest of the State Route 4/Pajarito Road intersection headed towards Bandelier National Monument. 1 and 3 mile courses will be available. Strollers should be able to utilize the 1 mile course.submitted by race directors: Christie Kelly and Tom Sandford
KRATZER IS TOP PREDICTOR IN WEEKLY PACE RACE
David Kratzer was only 2 seconds off his predicted time in the weekly pace race held at Pinon Park in White Rock. The Watermelon Run attracted more than 30 participants including the Triatomics Youth Group and all ran a fast 1 and 3 mile course.
Other accurate predictors included Ted Romero who was 4 seconds off and also was the top finisher in the 3 mile run with a time of 19:38. Roxana Candia had a 6 second differential followed by Tom Sandford at 12 seconds off.
Jacob Thompson was the fastest finisher on the the 1 mile course at 6:27 and and Reynie Benelli was the best female with a time of 7:39.
On the 3 mile course Laura McClellan was the top female at 22:50.
Next week's race will be held on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 6:00 PM and will start near the traffic circle by the Tunnel under San Ildefonso Road and the race will proceed through Bayo Canyon. 1 and 3 mile courses will be available. A course for strollers will be available on the sidewalk.submitted by race directors: Joan Williams and Bob Weeks
CANDIA IS TOPS IN PREDICTION IN WEEKLY PACE RACE
Roxana Candia was the best predictor in the weekly pace race at 16 seconds off her predicted time held out on North Mesa at the picnic grounds. She was followed by Mike Benelli with a 18 second differential. Benelli was also the fastest 3 mile course finisher with a time of 23:48. Other accurate predictors were David Kratzer at 33 seconds off and Paul Elkins recording a 54 second difference.
Zach Medin was the top finisher on the 1 mile course with a 7:30 time and the top female was Reynie Benelli at 10:05.
On the 3 mile course Laura McClellan recorded a 24:10 for top female finisher.
Next week's run will be held on Tuesday, July 30th at 6:00 PM at Pinon (Rocket) Park on Sherwood Boulevard in White Rock across from Smith's supermarket. Both the 1 and 3 mile courses are paved and will accommodate strollers.submitted by race director: Joan Williams
ELKINS IS BEST PREDICTOR AGAIN IN WEEKLY PACE RACE
Tuesday night's cloudy, cool weather helped 21 walkers and runners tackle the New Pipeline Gutbuster pace race. It consisted of steep, rugged courses of 1.0, 3.0, and 3.2 mile lengths in the Quemazon and Pipeline Road area.
With time predictions adjusted to the 3.2 mile length, the best predictions were achieved on the short course by Sue Elkins (19 seconds), Patricia Burnside (32 seconds) and Paul Elkins (42 seconds).
Fastest on the 1 mile course were Nathan Burnside (8:33) and Patricia Burnside (9:00).
Fastest on the long courses were Laura McClellan (32:31), Roxana Candia (33:37) and Zachary Medin (34:39).
Participant ages ranged from 6 to 82.
Popsicles were available to all at the finish line.
Next Tuesday's pace race on July 23rd will be at the North Mesa Picnic Area at 6:00 p.m. 1 and 3 miles courses will be available for runners, walkers, and those pushing strollers.submitted by race director: Tom Sandford
ELKINS HAS PERFECT PREDICTION IN WEEKLY PACE RACE
Sue Elkins had a perfect prediction in Tuesday's pace race. Eddie Gartz was only 1 second off his prediction.
Tuesday's pace race was held on roads in Pajarito Acres and started on Acoma Lane. Ages ranged from 4 to 82.
The best predictors (and the time that they were off their prediction) for the 1 mile course were Sue Elkins (0 seconds), Eddie Gartz (1 second), Zachary Mauro (4 seconds), and Will Gartz (12 seconds).
For the 2.8 mile course, the best predictors were Zachary Medin (14 seconds), Roxana Candia (15 seconds), and Ted Romero (28 seconds).
Next Tuesday's Pace Race will start near the Quemazon Montessori School at 4600 Esperanza off North Road in the Quemazon Complex. The 1-mile course is paved and will accommodate strollers. The 3-mile run goes up the Pipeline gravel road.submitted by race director: Bob Reedy
WILLIAMS IS TOP PREDICTOR IN LOLLIPOP PACE RACE
Ted Williams was the last one to finish the race, but won the race prediction with a 6 second error. Zachary Medin, pushing a stroller with 2 children, had a 25 second error. Tyler Geoffrion and Roxana Candia had a 48 second error.
With a stormy cold front and windy rainy weather, 18 runners ran the Lollipop figure 8 loop at the turn-about with Paticia Burnside winning the 1 mile with a time of 8:44 and Tom Sandford winning with a time of 11:59. For the 3 mile, Paulina Burnside won with a time of 25:43 and Nathan Burnside won with a time of 26:07.
Next week's Tuesday 6 pm pace race on July 9th, 2013 will be held at Acoma Lane Cul de Sac in Pajarito Acres, White Rock. 1 and 3 mile courses will be available. Both courses will accommodate strollers.submitted by race directors: Jackie and Duane Marr
REES IS TOP PREDICTOR IN WEEKLY PACE RACE RUN
Twenty-five runners and walkers enjoyed a warm jaunt for a one mile or three mile run on Barranca Mesa and in Bayo Canyon.
On the short course, Paul Elkins had the best prediction only being off by 6 seconds (normalized to the three mile course). Duane Marr and Joaquin Gutierrez tied for second best predictions with only 30 seconds off of their predictions.
Jacob Thompson was the fastest male, at 7:28, and Patricia Burnside was the fastest female, at 7:56, on the short course.
For the long course, on which runners ran around Barranca Mesa Elementary School and then down the horse trail into Bayo Canyon to the point and back Gonzales Road to Barranca School, Dan Rees had the best prediction of only four seconds off his predicted time over the three miles. Ted Romero was the second best predictor at 24 seconds off and was the first finisher of the three mile course with a time of 20:58. Linda Vance and John Ullman tied for third best predictors with a delta time of 46 seconds. Linda was the fastest female on the long course.
Next week's pace race begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at the round-about on Diamond Drive in Los Alamos by the tunnel that goes under San Ildefonso Road and the one and three mile courses will do figure 8s through Bayo Canyon and West of the tunnel. The one mile course will accommodate strollers.submitted by race director: David Kratzer
DUANE MARR IS AGAIN BEST PREDICTOR IN "POWER LINE" RUN
15 runners and walkers participated in Tuesday's pace race along power line road three miles south of White Rock.
Best predictors on the one mile course:
Duane Marr error adjusted for three miles 21 seconds
Inez Ross error adjusted for three miles 24 seconds
Jackie Marr error adjuster for three miles 87 seconds
Fastest runner Tom Sandford 11:12
Best predictors on the three mile course:
Dan Rees 26 seconds
David Kratzer 31 seconds
Bob Reedy 60 seconds
Fastest runner Ted Romero 20:17
Next week's pace race will be held on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 and will start at 6:00 PM at Barranca School on Barranca Mesa. 1 and 3 mile courses will be available. The 1 mile course will be suitable for strollers.submitted by race director: Roy Cope
ROMERO RECORDS A TWOFOLD FIRST PLACE IN WEEKLY PACE RACE
Ted Romero was the top predictor as well as the fastest finisher in the 3 mile race in the weekly pace race held on the sewage treatment plant access road in lower Bayo Canyon held in hot, dusty conditions with a bit of smoke from the fires in the area. He was 16 seconds off his predicted time recording a 20:56 finish time. David Kratzer and Zach Medin were tied for second best predictor at 32 seconds off their predicted time.
The fastest finisher on the 1 mile course was Isabelle Coons at 10:30 and the top male was Paul Elkins at 14:03.
Tamara Weddle was the first female on the 3 mile course with a time of 35:41.
Next week's race will be the "Power Line Run" on Tuesday, 6-18-2013 at 6:00 PM which is approximately 3 miles from the junction of Pajarito Road and State Route 4 in White Rock headed Westbound on State Route 4 toward Bandelier National Monument on the left. 1 and 3 mile courses will be available.submitted by race director: Joan Williams
DUANE MARR IS BEST PREDICTOR IN AMERICAN SPRINGS RUN
Duane Marr was the top predictor at 12 seconds off his predicted time on the relativity smoke free American Springs Road up in the Jemez. Ted Romero who was the first male finisher in the 3 mile run at 21:41 was 29 seconds off his estimated time. He was followed by Roy Cope with a 30 second error and David Kratzer at 39 seconds off.
Eight year old Aidan Cooley was the fastest finisher on the 1 mile course with a time of 11:27. The best female finisher at 1 mile was Susan Mendel recording a 11:28.
The top female 3 mile finisher was Linda Vance at 35:13.
Next week's race will be held on Tuesday, 6-11-2013 at 6:00 PM on the service road to the sewage treatment plant down Main Hill Road by the junction of State Routes 4 and 502. 1 and 3 mile courses will be available. Both courses will accommodate strollers.submitted by race directors: Jennifer Reglien and Bob Weeks
DUANE MARR IS TOP PREDICTOR IN WEEKLY RUN
Nineteen runners and walkers tackled new pace race courses in the Western Area and on the Satch Cowan and Quemazon Trails Tuesday night. Best predictors ran the sidewalk course of 1 and 3 miles. They were: Duane Marr (24 sec. error), Jackie Marr (39 sec.), Joan Williams (141 sec.) and Zach Medin (151 sec.). First female and male to finish the 1 mile paved course were Jackie Marr (17:01) and Duane Marr (17:48). First male and female to finish the more difficult 1 mile trail were Bob Weeks (18:49) and Sue Elkins (18:56). First on the paved 3 mile course was Medin (29:31) and first male and female on the more difficult 3 mile trail were Ted Romero (34:55) and Karen Thorn (54:16).
Next Week's pace race Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 at 6:00 p.m., will be on the American Springs Road, located approximately 1.25 miles on SR 4 West toward the Valles Caldera from the intersection of SR 4 and SR 501 (West Jemez Road) "The Back Gate" on the right side of the road in the open parking area.submitted by race director: Tom Sandford
REES IS TOP PREDICTOR IN "RUN WITH A VIEW" PACE RACE
21 runners and walkers participated in Tuesday's evening pace race on an old wagon road in the hills overlooking S-site.
Best predictors on the three mile course
Dan Rees 4 seconds
Linda Vance 27 seconds
Ted Romero 50 seconds/Ted was also the fastest runner with a time of 22:11
Best predictors on the one mile course
Sue Elkins adjusted error of 42 seconds
Bob Weeks adjusted error of 45 seconds
Michelle Smith adjusted error of 57 seconds
Fastest runner was Tom Sandford with a time of 14:18 (on the trail course)
Fastest runner was Inez Ross with a time of 16:02 (on the paved course)
Next week's pace race on the "Satch Cowan" Trail will start at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, 5-28-2013 at the Quemazon Trailhead, just off the junction of Trinity Drive and 48th Street then turning left on Trinity Drive and immediately continuing to turn left on to the service road to the water tanks. That junction is approximately six/tenths (.6) of a mile West on Trinity Drive from the Diamond Drive and Trinity Drive intersection by the Los Alamos Medical Center. There will be one and three mile courses on the trail and on the pavement for runners with strollers or for those participants who prefer a paved course.submitted by race director: Roy Cope
DAVID KRATZER ALMOST HAD A PERFECT PREDICTION IN TUESDAY'S PACE RACE. THE JONES FAMILY HAD MANY GOOD PREDICTIONS.
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 Pinon/Rocket Park, and the ones with the fastest times started last.
The best predictors (and the time that they were off their prediction) for the 1 mile were Emilee Jones (16 s), Makaeka Jones (17 s), Morgan Jones (18 s), Georgia Pedicini (27 s), Savanna Strother (33 s), and Zack Jones (46 s).
For the 3 mile course, the best predictors were David Kratzer (3 s), Bill Rice (7 s), Ted Romero (34 s), Zachary Medin (40 s), Daren Jones (45 s), and Roxanna Candia (47 s).
Next Tuesday's Pace Race will start on West Jemez (Rt. 501) across from S-Site (TA-16), 0.7 miles from State Road 4 (the back gate). Two sets of courses will be provided, either along West Jemez or on steep trails.submitted by race director: Bob Reedy
ELKINS IS TOP PREDICTOR IN THE WEEKLY PACE RACE
Paul Elkins was the top predictor in the weekly pace race held at the Ponderosa Campground Trail in the Bandelier National Monument. He was 27 seconds off his predicted time. Ted Williams had a 47 second differential and Ted Romero was next at 108 seconds off.
Tom Sandford was the fastest 1 mile runner with a time of 13:33 and the top female in the 1 mile race was Sue Elkins at 16:45.
In the 3 mile event Ted Romero was tops at 18:54 and the first female was Roxanna Candia recording a 28:00 time.
Next week's race will be held on Tuesday, 5-14-2013 at 6:00 PM and will start at Pinon (Rocket) Park in White Rock on Sherwood Boulevard across from Smith's. It will be the annual "Staggered Start" run. 1 and 3 mile courses will be available.submitted by race directors: Jennifer Reglien and Bob Weeks
REGLIEN BEST PREDICTOR
Twenty two runners and walkers enjoyed great weather during Tuesday night's pace race on West Road, starting and ending at the Los Alamos County Ice Rink. Their goal was to predict their times for completing a one mile or 3 mile course. Unfortunately, timer problems precluded recording the finish times for the last 8 runners. The best predictor was Jennifer Reglien with an adjusted error of 51 seconds. On the one mile course the fastest male was Richard Thompson III (8:30) and the fastest female was Patricia Burnside (8:56). On the long course Ted Romero was the fastest male (21:13) and the fastest female was Roxanna Candia.
Next week's pace race will be on Tuesday, May 7th at 6:00 PM on the trail starting from the Bandelier National Monument's Ponderosa Campground on State Road 4 about a quarter of a mile East of the intersection with State Road 501 (West Jemez Road) "The Back Gate".submitted by race director: Tom Sandford
PITTMAN IS TOP PREDICTOR IN WEEKLY PACE RACE
Emily Pittman was the most accurate predictor in the April 23rd pace race held out on North Mesa by the Rodeo Grounds with a 1 second error off her predicated time. Other top predictors were Bob Weeks with a 3 second differential as well as being the fastest male on the 1 mile course at 13:29. Christie Kelly was the top female 1 mile finisher with a time of 10:27 and was only 9 seconds off her predicted time. Carissa Pittman finished 11 seconds off her prediction.
Ted Romero was the fastest 3 mile finisher at 20:28 and Nikol Strother was tops in the female category recording a 21:28.
Next week's race will be held on Tuesday, April 30th starting at 6:00 PM at the County Skating Rink on West Road in Los Alamos Canyon.submitted by race director: Ted Williams
WILLIAMS IS BEST PREDICTOR IN WEEKLY PACE RACE
Twenty four runners and walkers participated in Tuesday evening's pace race on the Canada del Buey trail in White Rock.
In a pace race you predict your time on either a one mile or three mile course, the one mile times are adjusted for three miles.
Best predictors on the one mile course.
Joan Williams error adjusted for three miles 3 seconds
Michelle Jones error adjusted for three miles 12 seconds
Georgia Pedicini error adjusted for three miles 24 seconds
Fastest runner Zack Jones with a time of 9:46
Best predictors on the three mile course
Tom Sandford error 20 seconds
David Kratzer error 33 seconds
Bob Reedy error 37 seconds
Fastest runner Ted Romero 19:30
Next week's pace race will start at the Rodeo grounds which is at the East end of the stables on North Mesa.submitted by race director: Roy Cope
ROMERO IS TOPS IN WEEKLY PACE RACE
There were 10 dedicated, hard core Atomic City Road Runners at the snowy, cold Sewer Plant Road run on Tuesday afternoon. The best predictor of the night was Ted Romero with a delta of 42 seconds. Ted was also the fastest runner on the 3-mile course with a time of 20:58.
The fastest runner and best predictor on the one mile course was Linda Vance with a time of 9 minutes and 53 seconds, and an adjusted delta of 60 seconds off her predicted time. The fastest male runner on the one mile course was Tom Sanford with a time of 11:05.
Pace Race next Tuesday, April 16th at 6:00 PM will be the Canada del Buey Trail run. The race begins just west of Chamisa School in White Rock, between the school and the Mountain Meadows play lot.submitted by race director: Joan Williams
PACE RACE SERIES BEGINS 40th SEASON
The pace race season opened this past Tuesday on the Canyon Rim Trail with 1, 1.5, 2, and 3 mile distances available.
Elizabeth Turner was the top predictor at 35 seconds off her predicted time as well as the fastest female 3 mile finisher. Tom Sandford had a 43 second differential and Mary Snow and David Kratzer came in at 53 seconds off.
Bob Weeks was the top 1 mile finisher at 13:24 followed by Georgia Pedicini at 14:16. Linda Vance with a time of 16:27 was top 1.5 mile finisher. Zach Leonard came in first in the 2 mile with a 19:50 time and Ted Romero was tops in the 3 mile with 19:42.
Next week's run will be held on Tuesday, 4-9-2013 at 6:00 PM near the junction of Main Hill Road and State Route # 4 on the road to the Sewage Treatment Plant in lower Bayo Canyon.submitted by race director: Ted Williams