Regional Race Report: La Sportiva 10K (CO)

08/14/2008 - 12:01

lasportiva10K08.jpg August 14, 2008 from press release (VAIL, CO) As runners gathered at the base of Vail Mountain on August 10, for a ride to the summit for the fourth event in the La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running series, the La Sportiva 10k at 10,000 feet, skies were overcast and clouds were rolling in. However, it wasn’t until race start that a damp mist started to fall which turned into a steady rain midway through the event . . . Race winner, Bernie Boettcher, 45, Silt, CO, out sprinted Vail local Jonny Stevens, 18, to the finish line in a time of 40:46 and then went back out on course to cheer the other runners.

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