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Los Chupacabras de la Noche 10 km 2010 San Antonio Results

Last Friday, San Antonio took trail running to the dark-side for the Los Chupacabras de la Noche 10km evening trail fun run through McAllister Park. This adventure started at 9pm so a light source of some kind was required.

This event definitely seems like a confirmation on the growth of running as there was over a 100% increase in participants from last year. There were over 900 runners ready for a run in the woods and the party that followed.

Course

The clockwise looped course is described at rocky, rooty, and heavily wooded…and watch out for low branches. The elevation profile highlights a variety of up/downs but nothing too crazy. Most climbs were in the 5-40 feet range.

Course Map

Results

912 runners finished this 10km run!

Although this event was tagged a fun run, the front two males where pegging it to the finish with a 6:34 min/mile average pace. One seconds separated Dallas Brown and Joel Stewart.

Top 5 fun run males (tag time)

  1. Dallas Brown – 40:47
  2. Joel Stewart – 40:48
  3. Derek Riedel – 41:28
  4. Gary Guerrero – 41:29
  5. James Polasek – 41:30

The female fun run race was also tight between the top two as Alissa Inman and Shelby Polasek pushed to the finish in sub 7:50 min/mile pace. Shelby was slightly faster on the night to cross the finish first in 48:23.

Top 5 fun run females (tag time)

  1. Shelby Polasek – 48:23
  2. Alissa Inman – 48:36
  3. Holly Stewart – 50:24
  4. Kathi Stewart – 50:40
  5. Maryelaine Sotos – 52:39

All runners = Rock Star!

Complete Overall Results

Complete Age Group Results

Race Reports , Pics and Video

  • The post race beverages must have went down well – no reports created yet. Please share when you recover to create one. 😉
  • A variety of photos can be check out at Andrew Wolfe Photography and IAAP.

Here is a brief video I found on IAAP giving a sense of the vibe of this event.

(If you can’t see the video, click here.)

Good times.

If you participated in the event, feel free to share your experience in the comment link below.

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About the author

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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