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Piney Woods Trail Run 2010 Results

A little over a week ago, the Piney Woods Trail Run took place at the Lake Houston Wilderness park, located 30 minutes north of downtown Houston, Texas. The trail event had both a 10 mile and 5 km race that took runners along a fairly flat single-track trail. Recent rainfall meant it was going to be a run filled with water and mud for the 200+ runners. Time to get dirty!

The Results

10 mile

The female race had Analise Thompson and Sabra Harvey separated by only 30 seconds at the end of 10 miles with Thompson winning with a time of 1:13:54 and second overall.

Top 3 female:

  1. Analise Thompson – 1:13:54 (2nd overall)
  2. Sabra Harvey – 1:14:26 (4th overall)
  3. Alison Faust – 1:20:13

Andrew Thompson controlled the male race and splashed his way to a 1:10:32 win. Pablo Motta out strided Chris Aniszcyk by eight seconds to hold onto second place.

Top 3 male:

  1. Andrew Thompson – 1:10:32
  2. Pablo Motta – 1:14:21
  3. Chris Aniszcyk – 1:14:29

Full 10 mile results.

5 km

Carlos Arias flew through the 5 km course with a sub-20 male winning time of 19:54.

Top 3 male:

  1. Carlos Arias – 19:54
  2. Josh Rubin – 23:10
  3. Mat Castaneda – 23:41

Jordan Warmath won the female race with a sub-30 time of 28:30.

Top 3 female:

  1. Jordan Warmath – 28:30
  2. Katie Elderle – 32:00
  3. Kimberly Nurenberg – 34:34

Full 5 km results.

Race Reports

  • 10 mile: “This morning’s race was by far the best running experience I’ve ever had.” – Bill @ Moderately Hellacious Slacker (Also check out his video.)
  • 10 mile: “While the resistance of the mud made running more challenging, it is also what makes this kind of adventure so much fun!  Slipping, sliding, swimming.  A total trail running blast!” – K @ Running Towards Him

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David Hanenburg David Hanenburg is the passionate dirt-lovin' creator of Endurance Buzz and has been playing in the endurance sports world since 2000 after knockin' the dust off of his Trek 950 hardtail thanks to a friend asking to go ride some local dirt. In 2007 he ran his first ultra on the trails and fell in love with the sport and its people. For more information on David's endurance sports journey, check out the About page.

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