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Roes and Kimball Win at The North Face Bear Mountain

 
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Bear Mountain State Park, New York, May 8. Geoff Roes and Nikki Kimball, both of whom grew up in upstate New York and then moved west, returned to their native state to win The North Face Endurance Challenge 50 Mile Run at Bear Mountain, located a few miles south of West Point.

Men
1. Geoff Roes, 33, Juneau, AK, 7:06:04 (course record, old record 7:44:43 by Leigh Schmitt, 2009)
2. Leigh Schmitt, 37, Conway, MA, 7:22:29
3. Brian Rusiecki, 31, Westfield, MA, 7:34:56
4. Ben Nephew, 34, Mansfield, MA, 7:37:51
5. Michael Arnstein, 32, New York, NY, 8:00:39

Women
1. Nikki Kimball, 39, Bozeman, MT, 9:26:51
2. Amy Lane, 30, Westfield, MA, 10:28:30
3. Amy Nalven, 31, Brick, NJ, 10:30:28
4. Eileen Kickish, 30, New York, NY, 10:55:45
5. Daphne Hoyt, 38, Nuangola, PA, 11:00:42

Runners at The North Face Challenge at Bear Mountain. (photo courtesy thenorthface.com)