Behney, Volk, Wedin win Res Pass Ultras

Zachary Behney, Sam Volk and Brook Wedin were the winners in the Ressurection Pass Ultra Races, held Friday and Saturday on the Resurrection Pass and Devil’s Creek trails between Hope and Cooper Landing.

Behney took the 100-miler in 22 hours, 3 minutes, while Keith Blanchette was second at 23:26. This race starts Friday at 3 p.m. in Hope, then takes the Resurrection Pass trail to Cooper Landing. From there, runners turn around and get back on the Resurrection Pass trail, going to the Devil’s Creek trail. Racers take that trail 10 miles down and 10 miles back, then take the Resurrection Pass trail back to Hope.

Volk won the men’s 50-miler at 8 hours, 23 minutes, with Kyle Bodnyk second at 9:23. The women’s victory went to Brook Wedin in 9:32, which also was good for third overall. Carole Holley was the next woman across the line at 11:04. The 50-mile racers start in Cooper Landing and take the Resurrection Pass trail to the Devil’s Creek trail. They take that trail six miles down and six miles back to the Resurrection Pass trail, which they then take to Hope.

Resurrection Pass Ultra Races

100-mile men — 1. Zachary Behney, 22 hours, 3 minutes; 2. Keith Blanchette, 23:26; 3. Jamie Gifford, 23:38; 4. Richard Hansen, 24:17; 5. Elijah Spray, 27:04; 6. Brett Johnson, 29:51; 7. Dustin Glazier, 29:51.

50-mile men — 1. Sam Volk, 8:23; 2. Kyle Bodnyk, 9:23; 3. Adrian Barniak, 9:55; 4. Blake Eider, 10:21; 5. Marek Kolendo, 10:40; 6. James Latimer, 10:52; 7. Torrey Short, 11:04; 8. Thomas Burton, 11:12; 9. David Johnston, 11:12; 10. Aaron Foye, 11:37; 11. Brian Burns, 11:40; 12. Kevin Lauver, 11:44; 13. Mike Fisher, 12:24; 14. Cole Grigg, 12:24; 15. Richie Valez, 12:25; 16. Christopher Wright, 12:35; 17. Tom Quimby, 12:50; 18. Mike Quimby, 12:50; 19. Nicholas Ellickson, 14:20; 20. Ben Seaman, 14:21; 21. Mickey Zakurdaew, 14:38.

50-mile women — 1. Brook Wedin, 9:32; 2. Carole Holley, 11:04; 3. Kayla Munday, 11:13; 4. Justine Reese, 11:15; 5. Tammy Weaver, 11:25; 6. Shannon Velez, 12:25; 7. Paula Brown, 14:27; 8. Schylar Healy, 14:38; 9. Stacey Tomey, 16:04.

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