Laura McClellan had the best prediction in this week’s Pace Race.
The Pace Race, a weekly event hosted by the Atomic City Roadrunners, is a weekly event. Races are Tuesday evenings at various sites around Los Alamos County.
This week’s race started and finished at the county’s ice rink in Los Alamos Canyon.
It was a good night for predictors, as five competitors were within 25 seconds of calling their actual finish times.
McClellan picked up the win, as she was just 9 seconds off her actual time. She beat out Heidi Bjorklund (18 seconcs), Liz McDonald (21 seconds), Nikol Strother (22 seconds) and Roy Cope (24 seconds).
The fastest finishers on the 1-mile course were Patricia Burnside, who had a time of 8:59, and Paul Elkins, who finished in 14:12. On the 3-mile course, the top finishers were Strother (21:22) and Bill Rice (24:13).
The next Pace Race will be Tuesday. It will be run on Cañada del Buey Trail in White Rock, starting near Chamisa Elementary School.
Starting time is 6 p.m.
For more information on next week’s race, call 672-9243 or 672-1639. More information can also be found by visiting the Roadrunners’ website, atomicrunners.com.