Paul Karlsen has achieved escape velocity from Planet Marathon’s gravitational pull, and is now in ultrarunner space. Many thanks go to race director, Doug Sullivan, and the MCRRC, who so capably hosted this logistically challenging event, thus culturing an engrossing experience for both athletes and their enablers alike.
Meanwhile, an undeterred Lauren Gabler stealthily struck a redemptive performance that somehow eluded her at this year’s Marine Corps Marathon. Word has it that her passport application for 2014 Boston is now being expedited.
Stone Mill Fifty Miler Race Montgomery County, Maryland 11/16/2013 6:00 A.M. Official Results Place Sex/Tot Num Name S Ag Gun Time Pace ===== ======== ===== =================== = == ======== ===== 15 13/178 159 PAUL KARLSEN M 35 08:07:00 9:45 251 Finishers 2013 Anthem Richmond Marathon November 16, 2013 - Richmond, VA Results PLACE NAME BIB HALF NETTIME G/PLACE D/PLACE DIVISION 147 John Kendra 1096 1:30:37 3:07:22 130 4 M50-54 577 Lauren Gabler 1125 1:44:22 3:34:03 119 32 W25-29 4798 Finishers
Friends of WRC, Harsha Thirumurthy (2:40:42) and Shawn Rumery (2:41:33), also ran quite respectably down in Richmond.
Good job to all! but what will Sunday’s Second Act bring? Stay tuned for late breaking results from Philadelphia and the 2013 USA Masters 12 km Championships!