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Skaggs Destroys Course Record at Hardrock

 
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Silverton, CO, July 12. Kyle Skaggs of Glenwood, New Mexico destroyed the both the field and the course record, winning the 2008 Hardrock 100 by more than 6 hours in a time of 23:23:30.
Skaggs, 23, broke Scott Jurek's 2007 record by nearly 3 hours. Scott Jaime of Highlands Ranch, Colorado finished second in 29:50:53 and 1998 winner Ricky Denesik of Telluride, Colorado
finished third.

Diana Finkel, 36, of South Fork, Colorado won the women's race in 31:09:40, and finished sixth overall. Five-time winner Betsy Kalmeyer of Steamboat Springs, Colorado finished in second
place in 33:25:58. Betsy Nye of Tahoe City, California, the 2003 winner, passed Kimberly Holak of Duluth, Minnesota with a little over a mile remaining for third place.

Men
1. Kyle Skaggs, 23, Glenwood, NM, 23:23:30 (new course record, old record 26:08:34 by Scott Jurek, 2007)
2. Scott Jaime, 39, Highlands Ranch, CO, 29:50:53
3. Ricky Denesik, 49, Telluride, CO, 30:21:23
4. Jared Cambell, 29, Sandy, UT, 30:55:24
5. Nick Coury, 21, Glendale, AZ, 31:07:10

Women
1. Diana Finkel, 37, South Fork, CO, 31:09:40
2. Betsy Kalmeyer, 47, Steamboat Springs, CO, 33:25:58
3. Betsy Nye, 44, Tahoe City, CA, 36:08:23
4. Kimberly Holak, 39, Duluth, MN, 36:15:55
5. Diane Van Deren, 48, Sedalia, CO, 42:18:40