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Koerner, Crosby-Helms Break Records at Lake Sonoma

 
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Healdsburg, California, March 27. Hal Koerner and Devon Crosby-Helms set course records in winning the third annual Lake Sonoma 50 Mile Endurance Run. The race features more than 10,000 feet of climbing in the rugged wine country of northern Sonoma County. The runners enjoyed perfect weather, sunny and crisp at the dawn start, warming to a high of 72 degrees by mid-afternoon. A total of 144 runners finished, with many finishing well after dark.

Men
1. Hal Koerner, 34, Ashland, OR, 7:08:20 (new course record, old record 7:30: 58 by Jonathan Olsen, 2009)
2. Nathan Yanko, 28, San Francisco, CA, 7:24:15
3. Bob Shebest, 35, Santa Rosa, CA, 7:40:45
4. Tim Olson, 25, Ashland, OR, 7:41:42
5. Joel Lanz, 37, San Francisco, CA 7:47:56

Women
1. Devon Crosby-Helms, 27, San Francisco, CA, 8:26:53 (new course record, old record 8:43:30 by Suzanna Bon, 2009)
2. Caren Spore, 42, Davis, CA, 8:41:51
3. Darla Askew, 37, Bend, OR, 9:06:29
4. Kelly Ridgway, 51, Santa Rosa, CA, 9:08:48
5. Heather Mastrianni, 39, Healdsburg, CA, 9:22:00