Crawford, Bethe, Hogue rule Soldotna Cycle Series

  • By Staff Report
  • Saturday, July 15, 2017 11:59pm
  • Sports

Mike Crawford, Amber Bethe and Dylan Hogue were the top cyclists Thursday at the third race of the Soldotna Cycle Series at Tsalteshi Trails.

Crawford finished the 10-kilometer course in 26 minutes, 12 seconds, to notch the victory, while Brian Beeson was second at 27:31 and Nathan Kincaid was third at 28:01.

Amber Bethe took the top women’s slot, crossing at 31:23 to also be the eighth finisher overall. Jen Showalter took second at 34:10, while Ashley Tonione was third at 34:51.

Hogue nipped Robert Carson in a tight finish in the youth race. Hogue finished at 37:01, with Carson coming in just a half second later. Andrew Arthur was the third youth racer over the line, clocking 45:23.

The series continues Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails. The registration for the kids race is at 5:30 p.m., with racing following at 5:45 p.m. Main race registration starts at 5:45 p.m., with racing at 6:15 p.m.

Soldotna Cycle Series 3

Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails

1. Mike Crawford, 26 minutes, 12 seconds; 2. Brian Beeson, 27:31; 3. Nathan Kincaid, 28:01; 4. Tyle Owens, 28:57; 5. Tom Kobylarz, 30:10; 6. Eric Willets, 30:12; 7. Matt Dura, 30:36; 8. Amber Bethe, 31:23 (1st place women’s); 9. Ben Jordan, 26:30 (estimated placing); 10. Jamie Nelson, 31:27; 11. Jim Hall, 31:39; 12. Dave Edwards-Smith, 31:40; 13. Kevin Lauver, 31:43; 14. Ryan Nelson, 32:15; 15. Marc Romano, 33:07; 16. Will Morrow, 34:04; 17. Jen Showalter, 34:10 (2nd place women’s); 18. Tony Eskelin, 34:43; 19. Ashley Tonione, 34:51 (3rd place women’s); 20. John Tabor, 35:32; 21. Mike Tallent, 35:56; 22. Mark Forbes, 36:06; 23. Carl Kincaid, 36:11; 24. Morgan Aldridge, 36:16; 25. Dan Balmer, 36:48.

26. Dylan Hogue, 37:01 (1st place youth); 27. Landen Showalter, 37:01.5 (2nd place youth); 28. Peter DiCarlo, 37:48; 29. John Pothast, 37:54; 30. Cody Czer-Ransom, 38:20; 31. Cassie Collins, 37:47; 32. James Showalter, 39:44; 33. Eric Mayoral, 40:35; 34. Andrew Arthur, 45:23 (3rd place youth); 35. Chad Arthur, 45:23; 36. Amber Kraxberger-Linson, 45:59; 37. Darrell Kincaid, 50:11; 38. Ethan Hogue, 52:07; 39. Robert Carson, 54:22; 40. Rob Carson, 54:27; 41. Tanner Penrod, 59:18; 42. Will Smith, 1:03:12; 43. Trevor Slaughter, 18:00 (1 lap); 44. Jo Watts, 36:00 (1 lap); 45. Edith Watts, 36:00 (1 lap); 46. Wanda Kincaid, 36:49 (1 lap).

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