Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Turzian among top women at Robie Creek

The 37th half-marathon near Boise

     Ketchum’s Alexa Turzian, 25, finished fourth overall among women in Saturday’s 37th Race to Robie Creek 13.1-mile footrace near Boise.

     Turzian (1.40:07) won the Women’s 25-29 age class and placed 53rd overall of 2,314 runners on a course featuring an ascent up the challenging 2,100-foot Aldape Summit.

     Saturday’s men’s winner for the second straight year was former University of Idaho runner Markus Geiger, 25, in 1.17:48.

     Leading the women in a race that calls itself the “toughest half marathon in the Northwest” was Alisa Meier, 25, of Georgia, in 1.35:33, about two minutes ahead of Lauri Thompson, 38, of Boise (36th in 1.37:24).

     Another age-class podium finisher was Richard Feldman, 44, of Ketchum with a second place in Men’s 40-44 and 23rd place overall in 1.33:15. Feldman was the 16th fastest runner up the Aldape Summit.

     Placing third in the Men’s 55-59 age class was Richard Stark, 56, of Bellevue in 1.53:08, good for 207th place overall.

     Oldest runner was Kenneth Karcher, 85, of Nampa with a 3.41:39 time, 2,219th overall.

     More results of local interest ranked by their overall finishes, with name, age, time and age class result:

     73—Matt Fredback, 34, 1.43:36 (13th 30-34). 170—Wilhelm Northrop, 44, 1.50:49 (19th 40-44). 230—Courtney Shanahan, 34, 1.54:47 (4th Women 30-34). 233—Andrew Rigby, 26, 1.54:50 (37th 25-29). 246—Patrick Harper, 51, 1.55:13 (13th 50-54). 267—Jared Larna, 37, of Carey 1.56:12 (43rd 35-39). 298—John Seiller, 47, 1.57:38 (16th 45-49).

     313—McKensee Thomas, 31, 1.58:11 (11th Women 30-34). 505—Wendy Pabich, 48, 2.05:25 (12th Women 45-49). 511—Nic Nottingham, 38, 2.05:32 (81st 30-34). 548—Michael Conger, 44, 2.06:59 (64th 40-44). 712—Amber Larna, 32, of Carey 2.11:20 (31st Women 30-34). 721—Kurt Ingold, 37, 2.11:31 (103rd 35-39).

     767—Nicole Kashino, 40, 2.13:15 (33rd Women 40-44). 941—Tricia Pascoe, 38, 2.18:13 (67th 35-39).1060—Jenny Emery Davidson, 41, 2.22:13 (49th Women 40-44). 1105—Jennifer Wonder, 35, 2.23:32 (87th Women 35-39). 1157—Crystal Rigby, 27, 2.25:07 (68th Women 25-29). 1444—Kristin Cooper, 35, 2.35:07 (116th Women 35-39). 1622—Syringa Stark, 27, 2.42:20 (97th Women 25-29). 1742—Elizabeth Zellers, 47, 2.47:33 (56th Women 45-49). 1843—Stephanie Cook, 28, 2.54:10 (115th Women 25-29).

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