Hans-Peder Hanson was the top overall finisher in the men’s half-marathon at Saturday’s Valles Caldera Marathon.
Hanson, from Los Alamos, finished the men’s 13-mile event in 1 hour, 38 minutes, 45 seconds, almost eight minutes ahead of second-place overall finisher, Neil Blake of Rio Rancho.
Rio Rancho’s Shawn Cunnings was the men’s overall winner in the marathon. Cunnings finished with a time of 3:49:05. Ruthanne Hamrick of Cedar Crest was the women’s overall winner in Saturday’s marathon, clocking a time of 4:22:47.