Ryan Bak (2:49:11.8) blew away 100 runners through the towering ponderosas of Bend, Oregon to defend his title in the Haulin’ Aspen Marathon.
Brandon Drake (3:24:13.3) cut more than three minutes off his sixth-place finish a year ago to take second.
Despite coming in 30 seconds slower than his fifth-place finish a year ago, Taylor Spike (3:24:21.1) still managed to make the podium in third.
For the women, it was Marissa Floodman (3:45:25.4) coming in first by more than 40 minutes.
Runner-up Jennefer Lloyd followed in second with a time of 4:25:53.1.
Miranda Bachman (4:26:58.4) was the only other runner to finish under four and half hours.
Of the four runners to finish the Haulin’ Aspen Half Marathon in under an hour and a half, none were faster than Mike Knutson (1:24:02.5).
Jonah Belk (1:25:48.6) came in less than a minute ahead of Kevin Clemens (1:26:35.8) for second.
More than 200 competitors took part in the race.
For the women, it was Tonya Lutz locking up first place with a time of 1:38:45.7.
Runner-up Betsy Bies (1:40:16.8) bested Ryan Leverin (1:43:39.4) by more than three minutes to secure second.