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Thomason, Aldridge stay on top of cyclocross series

Eric Thomason and Morgan Aldridge remained the only winners this year in the Chainwreck Cyclocross Series at Tsalteshi Trails on Thursday.

In this cyclocross series, racers compete on a 1.5- to 2-mile course that includes obstacles, forcing riders to dismount and mount the bike. The leader does as many laps as possible in 30 minutes, and nobody starts another lap after the leader finishes.

Thomason won for the third straight week by turning five laps in 34 minutes, 43 seconds, while Aldridge was the top woman, and second overall, at 37:06.

Ollie Dahl was third with five laps in 39:26, while Emma Blake was the second woman, and 10th overall, at 43:13.

The fourth week of the five-week series will be Thursday at the Kalifornsky Beach trailhead, with registration at 5:45 p.m. and racing starting at 6:15 p.m. The race actually starts at what is known as the Spaghetti Bowl. There will be instructions as to how to get there on the Tsalteshi Facebook page.

Chainwreck Cyclocross Series Race 3

Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails

1. Eric Thomason, 5 laps, 34 minutes, 43 seconds; 2. Morgan Aldridge, 5, 37:06; 3. Ollie Dahl, 5, 39:26; 4. C.O. Rudstrom, 5, 39:48; 5. James Butler, 5, 40:26; 6. Jeff Helminiak, 5, 41:26; 7. Nels Dahl, 5, 41:28; 8. Mark Beeson, 5, 41:34; 9. Shane Lopez, 5, 42:43; 10. Emma Blake, 5, 43:12; 11. Michael Eyre, 4, 34:58; 12. Melissa Smith, 4, 44:58; 13. Maverick Boyer, 3, 33:40; 14. Kelly Sederholm, 3, 39:40; 15. Aiden Collins, 2, 27:03; 16. Cassie Collins, 2, 27:04.

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