Owens, Aldridge, Showalter win at Cycle Series

Tyle Owens, Morgan Aldridge and Landen Showalter won the 12-kilometer race at Soldotna Cycle Series Race 7 at Tsalteshi Trails on Thursday.

Owens was the first across the line at 33:47, followed by Brian Beeson at 35:08 and Mike Crawford at 36:26. Aldridge was the first woman, and 11th overall, at 43:01, while Jen Showalter was next at 46:15 and Jen Tabor was third at 48:56. Showalter led youth riders at 44:46, while Ethan Hogue was second at 55:31.

In the 6K race, Toli Boutwell won at 26:10 and was the first youth, while Liz Earl was second overall at 27:35 and was the first woman.

The series concludes Thursday at the Tsalteshi sprint hills with the 10K pursuit race. Season times are used to calculate starting times so everybody has a shot at winning.

Soldotna Cycle Series Race 7

Six-kilometer race — 1. Toli Boutwell, 26:10 (1st place youth); 2. Liz Earl, 27:35 (1st place women); 3. Will Smith, 33:46 (2nd place youth); 4. Robert Carson, 35:01 (3rd place youth); 5. Rosie Dura, 49:32 (youth); 6. Matthew Dura, 49:32.

12-kiloeter race — 1. Tyle Owens, 33:47; 2. Brian Beeson, 35:08; 3. Mike Crawford, 36:26; 4. Eric Willets, 37:54; 5. Tony Eskelin, 38:52; 6. Marc Romano, 39:21; 7. Tom Kobylarz, 40:14; 8. Jordan Chilson, 40:31; 9. Jamie Nelson, 41:04; 10. Rob Carson, 41:05; 11. Morgan Aldridge, 43:01 (1st place women); 12. Landen Showalter, 44:46 (1st place youth); 13. Jen Showalter, 46:15 (2nd place women); 14. Scott Huff, 47:26; 15. Will Morrow, 48:22; 16. Mark Forbes, 48:38; 17. Jen Tabor, 48:56 (3rd place women); 18. John Tabor, 49:56; 19. Cassie Collins, 50:02 (women); 20. Ethan Hogue, 55:31 (2nd place youth), 21. Peter DiCarlo, 55:42.

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