Esther Kennedy of Sitka and Allan Spangler of Juneau were the first to reach the finish line at Harbor Mountain during the 25th Annual Alpine Adventure Run. Spangler's time was 1:06:27 and Kennedy's time 1:22:21.
On a day that seemed almost guaranteed to produce no record times, two Sitka women on Saturday (7-19-14) crushed the course record in the 21st Alpine Adventure Run. Tasha Folsom took first place in the women’s event, with a time of 1:18:10 -- a full two minutes faster than the record set last year by New York runner Emily deLaBruyere. Second-place woman Emily Routon also beat last year's record time.
Two new records were set this weekend in Sitka’s Alpine Adventure Run.
Emily de La Bruyere won for the women and set a record, with a time of one hour, 21 minutes and 15 seconds. Second place for women went to Tasha Folsom, at one hour, 23 minutes and 57 seconds.