Results posted for inaugural Mineshaft Grinder in Hope

Results posted for inaugural Mineshaft Grinder in Hope

The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area held the inaugural Mineshaft Grinder Race on Saturday in Hope.

The Grinder is a series of bike and run races utilizing Palmer Creek Road.

The Gold Grinder, a bike race, is uphill-only and is about 11 miles with 1,900 feet of climb. Bri Lowen won the women’s race in 1:03:00, while Sterling’s Morgan Aldridge was just behind at 1:03:01. Reese Hanneman, who competed in the 2018 Winter Olympics in cross-country skiing, won the men’s race at 47:58, while Seward’s Chaz DiMarzio was second at 51:02.

The Silver Grinder is an out-and-back running race that’s about 8 miles long with 1,200 feet of gain and loss. The women’s race went to Lauren Hess at 1:13:46, while Molly Goodell was second at 1:15:45. Franklin Dekker took the men’s race at 58:10, while Seward’s Sean Ulman was next at 1:05:54.

The Quartz Grinder is a running race of 4 miles with 300 feet of climb and loss. Lisa Drumm took the women’s race at 48:31, Madison McDonald took the girls youth race at 1:00:06, Robert Gerik took the men’s race at 37:13, and Peter Hinds took the boys youth race at 30:50.

Mineshaft Grinder

Saturday in Hope

Gold Grinder

Women — 1. Bri Lowen, 1:03:00; 2. Morgan Aldridge, 1:03:01; 3. April Lewis, 1:12:29; 4. Jennifer Showalter, 1:12:30; 5. Jennifer Tabor, 1:12:30; 6. Nancy Hanneman, 1:31:18; 7. Stephanie Wright, 1:35:59; 8. Jessica Hanneman, 1:57:10.

Men — 1. Reese Hanneman, 47:58; 2. Chaz DiMarzio, 51:02; 3. James Howery, 54:22; 4. Paul Hosmanek, 55:56; 5. Jacque Drumm, 58:16; 6. Austin Hess, 1:02:54; 7. Gary Benko, 1:03:58; 8. Jeff McDonald, 1:05:55; 9. Karl Hanneman, 1:07:14; 10. Joshua Duffus, 1:08:16; 11. Jason Slemons, 1:11:03; 12. EJ Kamienski, 1:11:19; 13. Larry Harmon, 1:14:05; 14. Matt Nedom, 1:17:42; 15. John VanAlstine, 1:17:49; 16. Don Lyrek, 1:18:02; 17. John Tabor, 1:25:36; 18. John Hess, 1:29:04.

Youth — 1. Landen Showalter, 1:04:17.

Silver Grinder

Women — 1. Lauren Hess, 1:13:46; 2. Molly Goodell, 1:15:45; 3. Jennifer Anderson, 1:16:01; 4. Jenny Rutledge, 1:21:25; 5. Gloria Reyes, 1:29:05; 6. Yvonne Leutwyler, 1:37:17; 7. Meg Kurtagh, 1:51:34.

Men — 1. Franklin Dekker, 58:10; 2. Sean Ulman, 1:05:54; 3. Elias Rubin, 1:07:24; 4. Sean O’Shea, 1:07:35; 5. Karl Romig, 1:08:13; 6. Mike Mitchell, 1:20:55; 7. Scott Young, 1:24:56.

Quartz Grinder

Women — 1. Lisa Drumm, 48:31; 2. Dana McDonald, 52:07; 3. Carrie Ziolkowski, 1:05:50; 4. Sandra Estenson, 1:07:05.

Girls youth — 1. Madison McDonald, 1:00:06; 2. Audrey McDonald, 1:00:27.

Men — 1. Robert Gerik, 37:13; 2. Craig Ziolkowski, 1:05:50.

Boys youth — 1. Peter Hinds, 30:50.

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