Hafer, Baron Victorious At Vail Hill Climb

July 10, 2012 |

Ryan Hafer of Colorado Springs ran away from the field at the LaSportiva Vail Hill Climb on July 7th. His winning time of 49:20 was two minutes faster than runner-up Jason Delaney of Golden (51:27). Simon Gutierrez of Alamosa finished third (and first master) in 53:42.

The female competition was dominated by masters runners with the top three spots going to ladies over the age of 40. Leading the way was 40-year-old Erica Baron in 1:01:39, a full six minutes faster than runner-up Eva Hagen of Colorado Springs (1:07:41). Third place went to Mia Stockdale in 1:08:08.

Photos courtesy of Matt Trappe Photography. For more photos, click here.

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Derek Griffiths is the publisher of Colorado Runner and the race director for all events produced by Colorado Runner Events. An avid runner since middle school, Derek has completed over 50 marathons with a PR of 2:41:09 set at the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon in 2003.