Candia wins final Pace Race of the season

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Running: Club will co-host Turkey Trot on Nov. 18

By The Staff

Roxana Candia was the top finisher and top predictor in the final Pace Race of the 2012 season Tuesday night.
The Pace Race, an event which is run weekly during Daylight Savings Time hours, is hosted by the Atomic City Roadrunners. Pace Races are run at various sites around Los Alamos County.
For the final race of the season, participants were given the option to run 1 mile, 1.5 miles, 2 miles or 3 miles.
Candia finished with a prediction error of 7 seconds on the 3-mile course and was also the fastest finisher on that course with her time of 23 minutes, 8 seconds.
Following Candia, Duane Marr was 12 seconds off. David Kratzer (19 seconds) and Zach Medin (21 seconds) were also among the top predictors Tuesday.
Marin Kelly was the fastest finisher for 1 mile (8:07), Jackie Marr was the top finisher for 1.5 miles (19:31) and Christie Kelly was the fastest on the 2-mile run (20:28).
The Atomic City Roadrunners will co-sponsor the Turkey Trot Nov. 18 starting at Los Alamos Middle School.
More information about the club can be obtained by calling Ted Williams at 672-1639 or visiting the club's website, atomicrunners.com.