Elkins wins at the Pace Race

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Paul Elkins was the top predictor in the Atomic City Roadrunners’ pace race last week.
The Pace Race was run at the Ponderosa Campground Trail in Bandelier National Monument.
Elkins finished 27 seconds off his predicted finish time Tuesday, 20 seconds better than runner-up Ted Williams. No other participant came closer than 108 seconds to their actual finish time.
The fastest finisher on the 1-mile course was Tom Sandford, who finished in 13:13. Sue Elkins came in at 16:45.
On the 3-mile course, Ted Romero was once again the fastest finisher, posting a time of 18:54.
Also on the long course, Roxanna Candia finished in 28:00.
The next Pace Race, the Roadrunners’ annual staggered start run, will be tonight starting at Piñon Park in White Rock. Race time is 6 p.m.
Interested participants can find more information about the Atomic City Roadrunners by calling 672-1639 or visiting the club’s website, atomicrunners.com.