Dave Edwards-Smith competes in the Mouth to Mouth Wild Run and Ride at the beach in Kenai, Alaska, on May 29, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Dave Edwards-Smith competes in the Mouth to Mouth Wild Run and Ride at the beach in Kenai, Alaska, on May 29, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Edwards-Smith, Aldridge, Showalter win at Freezer Food Series

Dave Edwards-Smith, Morgan Aldridge and Landen Showalter picked up victories in the fat bike race at Freezer Food Series Race 5 on Sunday at Tsalteshi Trails.

After four running races, the series transitioned to fat biking Sunday. This month will be fat bike races before the ski races begin in January.

Edwards-Smith finished the 3.9-mile course in 34 minutes, 27 seconds, for the victory. Aldridge took the women’s victory, and was third overall, in 37:03. Landen Showalter was the top youth rider and finished seventh overall at 48:43.

The series continues Sunday at 2 p.m. at Tsalteshi Trails. Race details, including the appropriate trail head, will be available on Tsalteshi’s Facebook page this week.

Freezer Food Series Race 5

1. Dave Edwards-Smith, 34 minutes, 27 seconds; 2. Jeff Helminiak, 35:14; 3. Morgan Aldridge, 37:03; 4. Jenn Tabor, 44:11; 5. John Tabor, 46:35; 6. Carl Kincaid, 47:11; 7. Landen Showalter, 48:43; 8. Jen Showalter, 48:49; 9. Carrie Wawvzyk, 49:32; 10. Sheilah-Margaret Pothast, 54:18; 11. Lauri Lingafelt, 1:00:27; 12. Darrell Kincaid, 27:21 (partial); 13. Yennhi Tran, 44:23 (partial).

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