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Weekend Recap: Canadian Podium at Run Rabbit Run, Barkley Fall Classic

Autumn is all about pumpkin spice, cool temperatures, all trail race. The Canadian has excelled in his two world-famous races last weekend. Nick Elson Close third place in Steamboat Springs, Colorado and Run Rabbit Run, Quebec Cedric Chavannes Finished 2nd at the Berkeley Falls Classic at Frozen Head State Park, Tennessee.

The Pike’s Peak Ascent and Marathon in Manitou, Colorado is a unique event that has been held for nearly 70 years and is the deepest field ever assembled for the top annual race.

Pikes Peak Ascent

For the past 66 years, athletes have faced the same challenges. Climb the required 2,382 meters (7,815 feet) faster than anyone else to the finish line just below the summit of Pikes Peak at 4,282.4 meters (14,050 feet). The 21.4 km course up the famous Burr Trail has an average gradient of 11%.

Pike’s Peak Ascent and Marathon is part of the Golden Trail World Series and was founded in 1956 by a Florida-based physician. Arne Suominenwrote to the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and challenged cigarette smokers to run up and down the mountain.

Nienke Brinkman, first woman to climb Pike’s Peak in 2022 Photo: Golden Trail Series

Pike’s Peak Ascent Results

male:
Remy Bonnet 2:07:02
Daniel Osanz 2:08:42
Joseph Gray 2:09:13

Woman:
Nienke Brinkmann 2:27:26
Maud Matisse 2:28:40
Sophia Laukri 2:34:30

You can see the full results of Pike’s Peak Ascent and Marathon here.

run rabbit run

The Hard Rock 100 Qualifier is known for its beautiful climbs as well as the highest prize money of any ultra-trail race. Run Rabbit Run is a non-profit organization and since its inception in 2007, he has donated over $250,000 to local charities that primarily serve children in northern Colorado.

Renowned Canadian climber and ultrarunner Elson briefly held second place before being overtaken by Ohio. Arlen Glick and ends with his heels.Ontario-based ultrarunner Reed Burroughs He finished eighth in 20:46:19.

Nick Elson running in Squamish
Nick Elson racing the Squamish 50 Photo: Squamish 50

100 miles result

male:
Richard Lockwood 18:01:44
Arlen Glick 19:04:02
Nick Elson 19:12:06

Woman:
Annie Hughes 21:26:00
Tara Dower 23:08:03
Mary Bowman 23:10:50

For full 2022 RRR results, head over to hereFor more information on RRR, see website.

Berkeley Falls Classic

The Berkeley Fall Classic (BFC) is a 50K race designed by a legendary rider. Lake Lazarus It was intended to give runners a taste of the infamous Berkeley Marathon It’s all about. Not for the faint of heart (or lame), BFC is known for his harsh cutoff times, exhausting climbs and strict rules. The racer is not allowed to carry her GPS device and the course changes every year.

“Everything is calibrated to take advantage of the doubts and weaknesses that exist in all of us. No,” the website boasts.Quebec Ultrarunner Cedric Chavannes 45, In his second race at Frozen Head State Park in Tennessee, he finished second with an impressive finish.

FrozenHeadStatePark_2022 Berkeley Fall Classic
Photo: Instagram/Steve Shaw

50,000 results

male:
Aaron Bradner 9:28:36
Cedric Chavannes 9:44:41
Luke Nelson 10:10:33 (4th overall)

Woman:
Andrea Larson 10:02:08 (3rd overall)
Yana Fridichova 10:50:48
Karen McNearney 10:56:16

See all results for the 2022 BFC here



Weekend Recap: Canadian Podium at Run Rabbit Run, Barkley Fall Classic

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