Where’s Waldo Updates

Lynno here, Craig’s friend from Boise, Idaho.  I’ll be doing race updates from Willamette Pass all day. I’ll be updating this post with short bits on how the race is proceeding. Find the latest update at the bottom (be sure to refresh your browser to view the most recent update).

This is our first year doing live race updates. Post a comment, let us know what you want us to report, and how we can improve this for next year.

Note times are reported as time-of-day (PST), and are approximate based on ham radio reporting. Figure running time base on 5am start.

  • Start 5:00 am – They’re off! It’s a great morning here at Willamette Pass. Clear skies and temperature around 42 degrees. What a perfect day for a running race. The highs are expected to be in the low 80s. No notable DNS’er (Did Not Start). 121 started of the 138 registered.
  • Fuji Summit (12.4 miles)
    Men – 7:02 Erik Skaggs. Jason Bryant and Zach Miller are together at 7:05. Brian Schmidt, Sean Andrish and Neil Olsen are together at 7:08
    Women – Joelle Vaught arrives Fuji Summit at 7:14. Bev Anderson-Abbs at 7:15, and Meghan Arbogast at 7:24
  • Mt Ray (20.5 miles)
    Men – 5 runners are together at 7:50 (course record pace), Neil Olsen, Zach Miller, Jason Bryant, Sean Andrish, and Erik Skaggs
    Women – Joelle Vaught – 8:10, Bev Anderson-Abbs – 8:15, Meghan Arbogast – 8:25
  • The Twins (27.1 miles)
    Men – Erik Skaggs 8:52, Zach Miller – 8:54, Jason Bryant, Sean Andrish and Neil Olsen are together at 9:00
    Women – Joelle Vaught – 9:17, Bev Anderson-Abbs – 9:20, Meghan Arbogast – 9:30
  • Charlton Lake (32 miles)
    Men – Erik Skaggs 9:30 (still on course record pace), Zach Miller – 9:33, Jason Bryant – 9:45, Sean Andrish 9:46, and Neil Olsen – 9:47
    Women – Joelle Vaught – 10:00, Bev Anderson-Abbs – 10:13, Meghan Arbogast – 10:30
  • Rd 4290 (37.2 miles)
    Men – Erik Skaggs 10:10 (still on course record pace), Zach Miller – 10:15, Jason Bryant and Sean Andrish are together at 10:30, Neil Olsen – 10:35, Mark Lantz and Matt Lonergan are together at 10:45
    Women – Joelle Vaught – 10:45, Bev Anderson-Abbs – 11:05, Meghan Arbogast – 11:15
  • The Twins (44.7 miles)
    Men – Erik Skaggs 11:25 (still on course record pace), Zach Miller – 11:35, Jason Bryant, Neil Olsen and Sean Andrish are together at 11:55, Mark Lantz and Matt Lonergan are together at 12:05
    Women – Joelle Vaught – 12:05, Bev Anderson-Abbs – 12:40, Meghan Arbogast – 12:45
  • Maiden Peak (49.9 miles)
    Men – Erik Skaggs 12:05 (still on course record pace), Zach Miller – 12:19, Jason Bryant – 12:38, Sean Andrish – 12:40, Neil Olsen – 12:44
    Women – Joelle Vaught – 1:30pm, Bev Anderson-Abbs – 1:50pm, Meghan Arbogast – 1:50pm
  • Maiden Lake (55 miles)
    Men – Erik Skaggs 12:56 (still on course record pace)
    Women -
  • FINISH (62 miles)
    Men – WOW, Erik Skaggs shatters the old course record, finishing in 9:11:05!! Nice job Erik!
    2nd – Zach Miller – 9:39:35 also under the old course record.
    3rd – Jason Bryant – 9:49:08 also under the old course record.
    4th – Neil Olsen – 10:02:39 also under his old course record. First Master.
    5th – Sean Andrish – 10:03:36, also under the course record.
    6th – Mark Lantz – 10:15:49
    7th – Yassine Diboun – 10:16:16
    8th – Matt Lonergan – 10:16:34
    9th – Jace Ives – 10:55:54
    10th – Sander Nelson – 11:04:46
    11th – Geoffrey Donovan – 11:15:08
    12th – Victor Ballesteros 11:16:03
    13th – Lewis Taylor – 11:34:44
    14th – Rafael Arceo 11:47:43
    15th – Kurt Lindermuller – 11:56:08
    16th – Bill Montgomery – 12:05:37
    17th – Lucas Cramer – 12:18:10
    18th – Joe Lee – 12:27:16
    19th – Co Jones – 12:29:06
    20st – Scott McLelllan – 12:30:50
    21st – Andre-Paul Michaud – 12:33:10

    Women – Joelle Vaught finishes in 10:23:32. A new course record on the woman’s side too! Nice run Joelle!
    2nd overall and 1st Masters – Bev Anderson-Abbs – 11:01:59
    3rd overall and 2nd Masters – Meghan Arbogast – 11:07:36
    4th – Alison Bryant – 11:34
    5th – Shawna Wilskey – 12:00:52
    6th – Amy Sproston – 12:04:35
    7th – Monica Ochs – 12:26:55
    8th – Wendy Wheeler Jacobs – 13:06:11

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