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On a tough-to-predict course, Alexander Romero nipped Nikol Strother for the best prediction in this week’s Pace Race.
The Pace Race was Tuesday. The race was held on the New Pipeline Gutbuster course in Quemazon. In all, 24 runners and walkers took part.
Romero, who was a dual winner this week, was off by 28 seconds from his predicted finish time Tuesday. Strother had the next-best prediction with a 31-second error and Amy Regan had a 32-second error.
The fastest runner on the 1-mile course was Melinda Burnside, who finished in 9:48. Zachary Medin finished the course in 10:22.
On the 3.2-mile course, Romero had the fastest finish (26:01). Regan finished in 29:28.
The next Pace Race will be Tuesday. It starts on Power Line Road, about three miles south of White Rock on N.M. 4.
For more information about the next Pace Race, call 672-9243. The Pace Race is a weekly event hosted by the Atomic City Roadrunners. More information about that club can be found at atomicrunners.com.