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Race Like an Animal was a joint event hosted by Tsalteshi Trails and the Alaska Wildlife Alliance

Sam Zlotnik and Ollie Dahl took top finishes at Race Like an Animal, a joint event hosted by Tsalteshi Trails and the Alaska Wildlife Alliance in celebration of the latter’s 45th anniversary.

The event featured both a 5-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bike.

In the run, Zlotnik posted the top finish at 22 minutes and 53 seconds. Rounding out the men’s top three were Rustin Hitchcock at 23:48 and Todd Murdoch at 23:51. First woman to finish was Sarah Apsans at 27:09. She was followed by Frances Jurek at 30:14 and Laura Karchere at 32:05.

In the 10-kilometer bike, Ollie Dahl took the win at 19:49, followed roughly a minute later by Nels Dahl at 20:54. The top three was rounded out by Tom Seggerman at 21:34.

Race Like an Animal

5-kilometer run — 1. Sam Zlotnik, 22 minutes and 53 seconds; 2. Rustin Hitchcock, 23:48; 3. Todd Murdoch, 23:51; 4. Douglas Damberg, 25:31; 5. Scott Sumner, 25:34; 6. Justin Moore, 27:08; 7. Sarah Apsans, 27:09; 8. Rick Biedermann, 28:15; 9. Mark Jurek, 29:12; 10. Frances Jurek, 30:14; 11. Laura Karchere, 32:05; 12. Diane Doser, 32:45; 13. Mark Baker, 32:46; 14. Pete Sprague, 33:04; 15. Teresa Becher, 35:55; 16. Sue Seggerman, 44:58; 17. Jane Rehme, 47:04; 18. Becky Wick, 47:53; 19. Carrie Wawrzyk, 47:54; 19. Julie Williams, 47:54; 20. Lauri Lingafelt, 48:36; 21. Robin Musgrove, 49:23; 22. Gail Moore, 51:36

10-kilometer bike — 1. Ollie Dahl, 19:49; 2. Nels Dahl, 20:54; 3. Tom Seggerman, 21:34; 4. Shane Lopez, 23:11; 5. Tor Dahl, 24:12; 6. Ed Schmitt, 27:25; 7. Michael Tarbert, 44:02

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