Atomic City Road Runners gather in Rendija Canyon for Tuesday’s pace race. Courtesy photo
BY TED WILLIAMS
Atomic City Road Runners
Ted Romero was the the best predictor in the weekly pace race held in Rendija Canyon at 15 seconds off his predicted time . Other accurate predictors were: Jan Velechosky with a 35 second differential; Paul Geimer at 47 seconds off and the top finisher in the 5K distance with a time of 22:47; Catherine Hensley with a 51 second difference as well as the first female finisher in the 1 mile distance recording a 18:17; and Anders Medin with a 54 second differential.
In the 1 mile distance 11 year old Adrian Medin was the best finisher at 7:41.
Irena Vankova was the top female finisher on the 5K course recording a time of 32:26.
Next week’s race will be held on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022 at 6:00 PM in the canyon behind the Aquatic Center. The Bridges Run will be a 1 mile trail or paved distance and a 3 mile trail run. During construction on Canyon Road the best approach to the Aquatic Center will be to start on the East end of Canyon Road and head West to the Aquatic Center parking lot or drive West down Central Avenue from the center of town to the junction of Canyon Road to the Aquatic Center parking lot.
For more information call (1)505-672-1639 or visit the Club’s Web site at: http://atomicrunners.com