Jan Velechovsky Is Top Predictor In First Pace Race Of Atomic Road Runners 49th Season Opening

Atomic City Road Runners during their pace race Tuesday, April 11 on Canyon Rim Trail. Courtesy photo

Atomic City Road Runners on Canyon Rim Trail Tuesday evening. Courtesy photo

Atomic City Road Runners enjoy the sunny Tuesday evening for their first pace race of their 49th season. Courtesy photo

Atomic City Road Runners

Jan Velechovsky  was the best predictor in the pace race held on the Canyon Rim Trail at 8 seconds of his predicted time.  Other accurate predictors were:  David Kunsberg at 9 seconds off; 13 year old Anders Medin with a 27 second differential; Mary Knaak recording a 32 second difference; and Aurea Rojas at 37 seconds off.

On the 1 mile course 12 year old Adrian Medin recorded a time of 7:07 for the best finisher and Katie Gattiker was the first female at 10:16.

Paul Geimer had a 18:11 for first finisher in the 3 mile distance and Adrienne Hetrick was the top female finisher with a time of 21:02.

Next week’s race will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 6:00 PM near the bottom of Main Hill Road (NM State Route # 502) and can be gotten to by taking a left just before the NM State Route # 4 junction to White Rock off Main Hill Road.  The race will start at the beginning of the road to the pollution control plant in Bayo Canyon.  1 and 3 mile runs will be available.

For more information call (1)505-672-1639 or visit the Club’s Web site at:  http://atomicrunners.com.