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Larry Yeagle Trail Marathon 2010 Results

On March 13, a trail marathon, 10 mile, and 5 km event took place at Lincoln Parish park, just outside of Ruston Louisiana called the Larry Yeagle Trail marathon. A total of 54 trail runners were ready to play.

Race organizer, Aubrey Hogan, wanted to host a race and find a way to honor Larry Yeagle, his junior high running coach, and “…say thank you to an old short man who took time to show he really cared about an incredibly awkward junior high kid.” And the race was born.

Course

The Lincoln Parish park trail is one of the nation’s top mountain biking courses and is mostly single-track with some jeep roads. Trail runners also get to get to enjoy the standard trail fare of most events in our region; hills, rocks, and roots.

Course map

Results

Marathon

12 excited trail runners started the marathon adventure with Keith Richards rippin’ through the course in the male race in a time of 3:49:41. The uncomfortable visual that sticks in my head is Keith Richards from the Rolling Stones holding a cigarette and running the trail. I assume it is not the same guy. 😉

Top 3 male:

  1. Keith Richards – 3:49:41
  2. David Zajac – 4:06:40
  3. Forrest Callicutt – 4:11:33

The female race had a total of two athletes enjoying a day on the trails with Nicholle Palomar winning in 5:09:20.

Top 2 female:

  1. Nicholle Palomar – 5:09:20
  2. Lesley Loops – 6:34:11

10 mile

The 10 mile trail run had 20 giddy runners start the rock-hopping, root-trippin race. Casey Bowman and Kristina Zizanovic pushed the front of the female event with Bowman outrunning Zizanovic by a little over three minutes.

Top 3 female:

  1. Casey Bowman – 1:30:09
  2. Kristina Zizanovic – 1:33:21
  3. Penny Matel – 1:44:38

The male race was a hot one with a total of 80 seconds separating the top three. Winner, Drew Jimmerson, had the biggest time separation of 65 seconds but Allen Pearce and Phadungsak Phongphonkit had a scant five second difference.

Top 3 male:

  1. Drew Jimmerson – 1:16:11
  2. Allen Pearce – 1:17:16
  3. Phadungsak Phongphonkit – 1:17:21

5 km

The 5 km run had the largest number of runners at 22. Carlos Sanchez completely smashed the 5 km course in a time of 16:49. Smokin fast! Second place was four minutes back.

Top 3 male:

  1. Carlos Sanchez – 16:49 (5:25 min/mile)
  2. Corey Moss – 21:03
  3. John Oaks – 22:08

Katie Batterton held on at the front to win the female race in 24:17.

Top 3 female:

  1. Katie Batterton – 24:17
  2. Joanne Hood – 26:29
  3. Dawn Batterton – 26:56

Complete Results

Race Reports and Photos

  • No race reports found.
  • Race Photo Album – Apparently exists but was under site maintenance when I checked it out.

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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.

2 Responses to “Larry Yeagle Trail Marathon 2010 Results”

  1. on 17 Nov 2010 at 7:44 am Penny Matel

    I just say the results from the race (Larry Yeagle) back in march and that I came in 3rd for my age among women. Did I miss out on a little prize 🙂

    Penny Matel

    New Hampshire

  2. on 19 Nov 2010 at 2:20 pm David Hanenburg

    Hey Penny – You just got some global recognition. How is that for a prize! 🙂

    Thanks for the comment.

    Happy Running!