SoHi graduate Newbould finishes 4th at US 50K Trail Championships

Brandon Newbould, a 2000 graduate of Soldotna High School now living in Nottingham, New Hampshire, took fourth place in the USATF 50 km Trail Championships on Sunday in New Hampshire.

David Sinclair, 26, of Peru, Vermont, won the race, which is about 32 miles — 83 percent on trail — and has 6,300 feet of vertical, in 4 hours, 17 minutes and 36 seconds. Newbould, 36, was fourth in 4:47:42, while Simi Hamilton, a 31-year-old Olympic cross-country skier from Aspen, Colorado, was second in 4:38:53. The race, which is normally the Ragged 50K but also served as the U.S. championships this year, starts in Sunapee and finishes at the Ragged Mountain Ski Area.

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