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Leuck and Glassman Win Bergen Peak Half Marathon
Nick Leuck dominated the grueling Bergen Peak Half Marathon on Saturday, Aug. 25, running the 13.1-mile trail race to the top of Bergen Peak in 1 hour, 56 minutes and 45 seconds. Leuck finished almost seven minutes ahead of second-place finisher Andrew Fields, who ran the race in 2:03:30.
Kendra Glassman ran away from the women's field, completing the course in 2:09:49, well ahead of second-place woman Amanda Martin's 2:13:11 effort.
Ninety-seven people competed in the race, which was the fourth event in the 2018 Evergreen Trail Racing Series, five races on challenging mountainous terrain in and around Evergreen put on by Evergreen Park & Recreation District (EPRD).
Only one race remains in the 2018 Evergreen Trail Racing Series, the Fall EverGold 10-Miler on Oct. 6.The Fall EverGold is an out-and-back race in Lair O' the Bear Open Space Park in Idledale that takes runners along Bear Creek and up the mountain toward Pence Park before descending to the finish.
Register and get race details, start locations and course mapshere.
For more information, contact Race Director Kendra Lind, firstname.lastname@example.org 720-880-1226.
Jeff Cuno, fresh off his victory in the Evergreen Mountain 15K in July, won the inaugural Staunton State Park 20K on Sat., Aug. 4, in a blistering 1 hour, 30 minutes and 6 seconds. Brian MacPherson was the second male finisher, in 1:33:55, while Lance Risi finished third in 1:34:22. The first woman was Sara Schuler, who finished fourth overall and almost 12 minutes ahead of her closest competitor, in 1:42:55. Heather Ray was the second woman in 1:54:29 and Amber Miller was third in 1:54:53.. Seventy-two people competed in the race, which was the third event in the 2018 Evergreen Trail Racing Series, five races on challenging mountainous terrain in and around Evergreen put on by Evergreen Park & Recreation District (EPRD). Staunton State Park,located in Pine, is Colorado's newest state park, offering breathtaking views, rich Colorado history, diverse plant and wildlife, rock climbing and several miles of trails. From high grassy meadows at 8,100 feet to soaring granite cliffs over …
Healthy Living from EPRD for Aug-Sept 2018Women's Wellness Series This fall, Evergreen Park & Rec is offering several classes to help help women in the mountain community stay healthy from the inside out! Classes include: Empower Your Health: Gut Health - Uncover the connection between disease and the gut, and learn how to nurture and support it.Chronic Inflammation - Chronic Inflammation is arguably one of our biggest health risks. Learn how to cool the inflammation for optimal wellness.All Stressed Out - Understand how stress works in the body and what action you can take to reduce your body’s stress response and build resiliency. Adult Adventures EPRD's Fall Outdoor Adventure and Cultural Excursions programs for adults are starting soon. Ride the EPRD bus to a new experience, whether it's cross country skiing or visiting a museum! Healthy GivingGive for a Good Marriage
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