Two tie up pace race

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By Special to the Monitor

David Kratzer and John Ullman deadlocked for best prediction at this week's Atomic City Roadrunners’ pace race.

This week’s pace race was held at American Springs Road, off N.M. 4. In all, 28 runners and walkers took part in Tuesday night's race.

There was more than one tie Tuesday, however.

Kratzer and Ullman were just two seconds off their predicted finish times in the event, while Connor Schultz and Jennifer Reglien both tied for third-best prediction of the night, with both finishing just six seconds off.

Other top predictors were Bob Reedy (8 seconds off) and Michael Jablin (9 seconds off).

Michael and James Jablin were also tied Tuesday for the fastest finishers on the 3-mile course. Both finished with a time of 20:51.

Laura McClellan was the fastest female finisher on the 3-mile course Tuesday (24:43).

On the 1-mile course, the fastest male finisher was Schultz (10:02), while Jackie Marr was the fastest female finisher (15:09).

The next pace race will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday on North Mesa. The race starts near 1279 South San Ildefenso Road and both courses run mostly on pavement.

For information about next week’s race, call 662-7137.