Pace Race has four courses

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By The Staff

There was a big turnout for this week’s Atomic City Roadrunners’ Pace Race.
The Pace Race is a weekly event run Tuesdays at various spots around Los Alamos County. This week, 47 runners and walkers took part.
This week’s race included four different courses, ranging from 1-4 miles on Barranca Mesa.
On the 1-mile course, which went around Navajo, Los Pueblos and Barranca Roads, Patricia Burnside had the top prediction. Burnside finished with an error of 15 seconds, which was three seconds better than Duane Marr.
On the 2-mile course, which went out to Deer Trap Mesa trail, Tad Hughes had the best prediction (99 seconds off) and Tom Sandford (172 seconds) had the next-best prediction.
Nikol Strother, last week’s top Pace Race predictor, had the top prediction on the 3-mile course, finishing 43 seconds off, while Zack Medin had the best prediction the 4-mile course out of the 17 runners who braved it, finishing with a prediction error of just 16 seconds.
Lynn Bjorklund was second on the longest course, finishing with a prediction error of 25 seconds.
The next Pace Race is scheduled for Tuesday starting at East Park. Race time is 6 p.m.
For more information on that race, call 672-1639.
For more information on the Atomic City Roadrunners, visit the club’s website, atomicrunners. com.