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November 20, 2023 – iRunFar

November 20, 2023 – iRunFar


This Week in Running Justin Mock TWIRIt was the 61st 12 months for the JFK 50 Mile and the primary 12 months for the Dust Circus 10k. These are our prime two races of the weekend.

Learn on for these highlights and several other others.

JFK 50 Mile – Boonsboro, Maryland

This was the race’s 61st 12 months! A giant area of over 1,000 with runners raced the Appalachian Path, C&O Canal Towpath, and paved highway mixture course.

It was shut on the finish, however Jennifer Lichter was in entrance for all the race. Lichter received in 6:23. It was the race’s fifth-fastest run ever.

Robyn Mildren and Valerie Arsenault had been second and third in 6:27 and 6:35, respectively.

Jennifer Lichter - 2023 JFK 50 Mile - women's winner

Jennifer Lichter takes the win on the 2023 JFK 50 Mile. Photograph: Colleen McGrath/Herald-Mail Media


The highest 5 was:

1 – Jennifer Lichter – 6:23
2 – Robyn Mildren (Canada, lives in U.S.) – 6:27
3 – Valérie Arsenault (Canada) – 6:35
4 – Tara Dower – 6:51
5 – Lisa Roberts – 6:53


The 2019 JFK 50 Mile winner Seth Ruhling got here again for extra and received in 5:28. The time was 10 minutes higher than Ruhling’s earlier run and, like ladies’s winner Lichter, additionally ranks because the race’s fifth-best ever.

Calum Neff was simply in entrance of Ryan Sullivan for second. The 2 ran 5:38 and 5:40.

Seth Ruhling - 2023 JFK 50 Mile men's winner

Seth Ruhling wins the 2023 JFK 50 Mile. Photograph: Collen McGrath/Herald-Mail Media

The highest 5 was:

1 – Seth Ruhling – 5:28
2 – Calum Neff (Canada, lives in U.S.) – 5:38
3 – Ryan Sullivan – 5:40
4 – Jared Burdick – 5:46
5 – Geoffrey Burns – 5:55

Full outcomes.

Dust Circus 10k – Bentonville, Arkansas

The brand new Ultrasignup occasion pushed out a $10,000 prize purse. Some $3,000 went to every of the winners with cash stretching three deep. That’s what I name Nice Worth. The race was run on a wild path with numerous turns that totaled 790 toes of elevation acquire.


Dani Moreno was means out entrance. Moreno completed the 10k course in 47:02.

Megan Lacy and Erin Woodward acquired on the rostrum at 49:33 and 50:48, after which there was a giant hole again to the following finishers.

Fourth- and fifth-place Lydiah Mathathi and Karley Rempel completed in 55:58 and 55:59.


Christian Allen received for the lads with a 38:00 first-place end. That was almost a minute up on everybody else. Nicknamed “Slim,” Allen’s pockets can be thick after this payday.

Second-place Morgan Elliott got here by means of in 38:50 and Dan Curts was third in 39:16.

Extra sometimes on the prime of the leaderboard, Joseph Grey and Andy Wacker had been fourth and fifth in 39:26 and 40:58.

Full outcomes.

Golden Gate Path Basic – San Francisco, California

The race was the final cease of the 2023 Spartan Path World Championships, nevertheless it hasn’t actually gained the aggressive traction of the previous The North Face 50 Mile Championships occasion.

50 Mile

The highest three ladies all ran underneath 9 hours. Aude Hofleitner was first in 8:35. Males’s chief Benjamin Prepare dinner was virtually an hour higher than everybody else in 7:37.


Lower than 5 minutes separated the primary three ladies. Amanda Bayer escaped Courtney Hollingsworth and Andrea Bilodeau with a 5:28 first-place end. Hollingsworth was solely six seconds behind, additionally in 5:28, and Bilodeau was third in 5:33.

Males’s chief Franklin Rice outpaced Noa Sakamoto and Tim Freriks. Rice ran 4:30, Sakamoto 4:44, and Freriks 4:45.

Full outcomes.

Extra Races and Runs

Griffith Park Path Runs – Los Angeles, California

Maggie Noble and Scott Nickley received the 30k race in 2:29 and a pair of:07. Full outcomes.

Lifeless Horse Extremely – Moab, Utah

50-mile winners Hannah Jochem and Koltin Hammer completed in 8:10 and 6:38, and 50k leaders Anne Flower and Cole Campbell each set new course information at 3:49 and three:04. Full outcomes.

2023 Dead Horse Ultra 50k - women's podium

The 2023 Lifeless Horse Extremely 50k ladies’s podium (l-to-r): 2. Giselle Slotboom, 1. Anne Flower, and three. Genevieve Lillis. Photograph: Mad Moose Occasions

2023 Dead Horse Ultra 50k - men's podium

The 2023 Lifeless Horse Extremely 50k males’s podium (l-to-r): 2. Matthew Vira, 1. Cole Campbell, and three. Brooks MacDonald. Photograph: Mad Moose Occasions

Wild Hare – Warda, Texas

The Tejas Trails race occurred on a privately owned ranch between Austin and Houston. The 50-mile winners Carmen Busceme and Mason Grundy completed in 9:52 and eight:41, and 50k bests Rochelle Benson and Terry Palmer ran 6:04 and 4:02. Full outcomes.

Dizzy Fifties – Huntsville, Alabama

Laura Komp and James Ebert took the multi-loop 50k in 6:00 and 4:21. Full outcomes.

Duncan Ridge Path 50k – Blairsville, Georgia

The difficult 50k race features over 10,000 toes of elevation. Jennifer Moos and Callan Hasling received in 8:02 and seven:42. Full outcomes.

Trying Glass 100k – Pisgah Nationwide Forest, North Carolina

Marisa Romeo and Marcus Welker received the large loop of the Pisgah Nationwide Forest in 13:21 and 12:00. Full outcomes.

Wild Florida Path Run – Canttell, Florida

Each course information fell over 50k on the third-year race. Aden St Charles led the ladies in 5:04 and Gavin Dunn received the lads’s race in 4:46. Full outcomes.

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