Peninsula residents endure at Susitna 100, Little Su 50K

Peninsula residents endure at Susitna 100, Little Su 50K

The Kenai Peninsula was well-represented at the Susitna 100 and Little Su 50K races held Saturday, and running into Sunday, in the Matanuska-Susitna valleys.

The 100-mile run was won by David Johnston, 49, of Willow in 25 hours, 53 minutes and 45 seconds. Former Kenai Peninsula resident Meg Inokuma, 40, was eighth, and fourth among women, at 30:34:17. Brian Burns, 41, of Fritz Creek was 15th overall, and 10th among men, in 34:17:43 while Kenai’s Eric Thomason, 46, was 23rd overall, and 16th among men, in 36:24:30.

Nicolas Baudin, 40, of Anchorage won the 100-mile bike in 8:52:27. Marc Romano, 50, of Homer was 35th overall, and 32nd among women, in 14:40:00.

Will Ross, 30, of Anchorage, won the 50K bike in 2:05:01. M. Scott Moon, 56, of Kenai was 36th, and 26th among women, in 3:14:49, while Alicia Driscoll, 34, of Soldotna was 42nd, and 13th among women, in 3:28:34.

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