The 15k course at Monte Sano is a difficult, technical course with at least 3 major climbs. Unlike many other trail races, the distance on this course is an accurate 15k or 9.3 miles. Anything less than a 10 minute per mile average pace is difficult on this course.
The overall winner was Brandon Mader of Huntsville in dominating fashion with a 1:04:25, over 8 minutes ahead of his nearest competitor. The female overall winner, also with a dominant performance, was Limestone County runner Heather Day of Athens in 1:28:28, over 5 minutes ahead of second place. Congratulations Heather! The complete results are available at the Dirty Spokes website.
Limestone County finishers are listed below, all from Athens.
- Heather Day, 1:28:28 (Female winner)
- Lanier Greenhaw, 1:29:46 (3rd in Age Group award)
- William Driskell, 1:50:40
- Nicolas Kirkpatrick, 2:13:45