Sage Burner Trail Run Draws Over 100

May 29th @ 8:13 am in News by Scott Staley

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(Gunnison, CO)

Jesse Rickert was the winner of Western State Colorado University’s grueling Sage Burner Trail Run last weekend.  Rickert finished the 50-kilometer race in 4-hours-31-minutes-30.1-seconds.  Western State Colorado University cross country and track and field runner Adam Sinda (So., Arvada, Colo.) won the 25-kilometer race in a time of 1-hour-53-minutes-42 seconds.

Sinda was just two minutes behind Tim Parr’s 2012 record setting time.

Amanda Occhi won the women’s 25-kilometer race.

In the 50-kilometer run, last year’s winner and former Mountaineer men’s basketball student-athlete Chris Dickey finished runner-up to Rickert.  Mary Mahoney paced the women with a time of 5-hours-20-minutes-43.1-seconds.

A total of 119 runners participated in the event.