Update (Nov 2, 2010): Full results now up.
It was a great morning at the Trail Creek 12k in Sun Valley, Idaho, an inaugural trail run put on by speedy La Sportiva mountain runner and friend, Brad Mitchell (sunvalleyrunning.com). As one would expect from a Mitchell affair, it was a brutal, fun, and well-engineered race that featured at least one Olympian and a number of hopefuls. Though shunned by some, costumes were the order of the day, with among others, Elvis, Bacon & Eggs, two Wonder Women (Wonders Woman?), Medusa, Shock Therapy, and Tarzan (yours truly) toeing the line.
The 12k course runs through the Proctor Mountain and Aspen Loops near the resort of Sun Valley and sports about 1700 feet of elevation gain.
Early Results (times approx.)
1st Male - Mike Sinnott (53:30)
1st Female - Morgan Arritola (1:00)
|Wonder Woman at briefing|
|Medusa and tween soccer player post warm up|
|Elvis and Tarzan (yours truly), on a cold day in the jungle|
|Beginning the climb up Proctor|
|View of Baldy on final descent|
|Medusa taking second, having turned others to stone|