Wait, WHAT???!!!

I guess I counted my chickens before they hatched because I did NOT come in last place for the East Bay Triple Crown this year. Someone managed to run 13 miles instead of 9 yesterday at Woodminster to totally steal my Unvictory from under my nose. That leaves me in Sweet #16 (out of 17) in the Women’s Open Division (under 50).

The complete results are here in PDF form: triplecrown_2012-results_finaltopost

Open winners: Jack Wallace with 2:35:00 and Johanna Thomas with 2:44:21. The times reflect the combined total from the Lake Chabot Trail Challenge and the Woodminster Race. Tilden Tough Ten didn’t count because of the mis-marked course debacle.

Some stats:
Total of 52 participants in 4 categories.
Oldest participant: Suksoo Hwang, 69, of Pinole, CA.
Youngest participant: Jared Chan, 11, of Sunnyvale, CA.

Congrats to the winners and all of the participants!!


Howdy! My name is Jen and I live in the San Francisco Bay Area. I like to eat, run, and blog, but not usually at the same time.

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6 comments on “Wait, WHAT???!!!
  1. Nicole says:

    That’s kind of strange. I wonder how they verified her 13 miles.

    • Jen says:

      Yeah, it’s strange. She’s not on the official finishers list either. Maybe she got lost and they went with the data on her Garmin?

      • Priya says:

        Hi. Yes, this was me (yay…). I had a GPS system (which, unfortunately didn’t help me find the right trails when I was lost). There were 3 other unfortunate runners who were lost with me.
        Congrats, Jen, and sorry to take away your Un-Victory! See you next year.

        • Jen says:

          Hi Priya! Thanks for stopping by and clarifying the situation. It’s crazy that four of you got lost — but I guess that’s part of the “charm” of trail racing.
          Good for you for pushing through, and congrats on completing the Triple Crown!

  2. Kira says:

    Woo-hoo! Congratulations on completing the triple crown. That’s awesome! The woodminster hill looks monstrous.

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