The 75 participants in Saturday’s Alpine Adventure Race pose in the sunshine following the event. Historically, this is a wet event — with runners occasionally trudging through snow! (Alpine Adventure photo)

Sam Scotchmer picked up his 8th consecutive win in the men’s division of the 24th Alpine Adventure Run, reaffirming his position as king of this particular hill. Bend, Oregon runner Tansy Brown won the women’s division. Sarah Matula of Juneau was second place among women. Coast Guard aviator Jason Condon was only six minutes behind Scotchmer to pick up second place for the men.

Sitkan Sam Scotchmer collects his 8th consecutive Alpine Adventure win, and a high-five from timer Brian Beal. (Alpine Adventure photo)

Official Results:
1st Place Women Tansy Brown of Bend, Oregon Time of 1:24:51
2nd Place Women Sarah Matula Juneau, Alaska Time 1:33:55

1st Place Men Sam Scotchmer of Sitka, Alaska Time 1:08:18
2nd Place Men Jason Condon of Sitka, Alaska Time: 1:14:01

Course records
Men – Sam Scotchmer/Sitka Time: 1:04:03 Set July 21, 2013
Women – Tasha Folsom/Sitka Time: 1:18:11 Set July 19, 2014

Facebook users can see an album of photos from the 2017 Alpine Adventure run here.