Thursday, January 17, 2013

Winter Wild Race at Suicide Six


Racers are ready in the dark and foggy Saturday morning
Bridget Ferrin-Smith from Barnet VT was the first woman finisher
(6th overall) with a time of 30:44
Suicide Six Ski Area hosted the Winter Wild/Winter Fun Uphill Race on Saturday. There are eight races in the series around New England; this season’s Championships will take place March 16th at Bretton Woods. The Suicide Six event was run by two local groups: Hartland Winter Trails and Town of New London (NH) Recreation Department.
The Upper Valley Running Club pose for photos
Winter Wild has also partnered with the Let’s Move Campaign encourages children to participate in winter racing. All Winter Wild events are FREE to children and the school district with the highest percentage participation during the race season will receive a $5000 dontiaon for their PTO courtesy of Lake Sunapee Bank , the Children's Fund of the Upper Valley and The Byrne Foundation.
One of the “Let’s Move” children, Emma Pyles who finished 4th in her class.
Race results and series standings are at: http://www.coolrunning.com/results/13/vt/Jan12_Winter_set1.shtml
More Race images: Winter Wild 2

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