The Atomic City Road Runners weekly pace race sets off Tuesday evening. Courtesy photo
Participants in the Atomic City Road Runners pace race Tuesday gather at the start line. Courtesy photo
Walkers also enjoy the Tuesday evening pace races with the Atomic City Road Runners. Courtesy photo
A runner sets off on Tuesday’s Atomic City Road Runners Pace Race. Courtesy photo
BY TED WILLIAMS
Atomic City Road Runners
Lynn Bjorklund had a perfect prediction of 24:00 minutes in the weekly pace race as well as being the best female finisher in the 3 mile distance held at the Pinon Elementary School in White Rock. Other accurate predictors were: Zeke Wilmot with a 27 second differential; Chris Michel and Brian Newnam tied at 42 seconds off and Michel also was the top finisher on the 1 mile course recording a 8:59; Ted Atkins, Senior with a 45 second difference; and Giacomo Capodaglio at 49 seconds off.
Catherine Hensley was the first place female finisher in the 1 mile race with a time of 17:16.
In the 3 mile distance Ted Romero was the top finisher recording a 21:11.
Next week’s race will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 6:00 p.m. starting on West Jemez Road (New Mexico Route # 501) across from the Laboratory “S” Site area just past the two water tanks. Both trail and paved 1 and 3 mile courses will be available.
For more information call 505-672-1639 or visit the Club’s Web site at: http://atomicrunners.com