Running: Romero has perfect prediction Tuesday

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By The Staff

Ted Romero had a spotless prediction at this week’s Pace Race.
The Pace Race, a weekly run hosted by the Atomic City Roadrunners, was Tuesday. This week’s race started and finished near Guaje Pines Cemetery.
Romero, running on the 3-mile course Tuesday, correctly predicted his finish time of 22 minutes, 42 seconds at the race. He beat out Jackie Marr’s 3-second error and Bob Weeks’ 21-second error.
The fastest runner on the 1-mile course was 11-year-old Ben Rees, who had a time of 6:47. Sofia Mamula, 9, was the fastest female finisher on the short course, earning a time of 10:58.
On the long course, twin brothers Michael and Jamie Jablin both finished in 21:29. Amy Regan was the top female finisher with her time of 24:55.
The next Pace Race will be Tuesday staring just north of the roundabout on Diamond Drive and San Ildefonso Road.
For more information about next week’s race, call 662-4107 or visit the Roadrunners’ website, www.atomicrunners.com.