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Run For Remembrance 9/11 – 2011 Results

A special ultra event took place at Olmos Park, a short drive north of downtown San Antonio, Texas called Run for Remembrance. Solo and relay teams ran one mile paved loops for 9 hours 11 minutes and 1 second to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11 and those who have died fighting or continue to work for our freedom.

All event proceeds went to Soldiers’ Angels, a non-profit group that provides aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and their families.

This unique experience started at 10 PM and continued through the evening and early morning hours before ending at 7:11 AM the next morning.


Solo division

Andy Silveus averaged a 10:07 min/mile pace across 54 laps (=54 miles) to win the Individual division by two miles/laps.

Paul Goodwin accumulated the second most laps with 52.

Top 3 male

  1. Andy Silveus – 54 laps
  2. Paul Goodwin – 52 laps
  3. Vidal Gonzalez – 48 laps

After 9+ hours of loopin’ it up, Jean Perez created a five mile gap from the next chaser to win the female race with a 50 lap total. Jean also earned third overall!

Valerie Nussbaumer held off the late charging Renee Shaw to earn second place in the female race with 45 laps.

Top 3 female

  1. Jean Perez – 50 laps (*3rd overall*)
  2. Valerie Nussbaumer – 45 laps (*7th overall*)
  3. Renee Shaw – 44 laps (*8th overall*)

Team  division

There was only one all female team in the game. Team Yuck Mouth knocked out 55 laps. (nice name! 🙂 )

The mixed division had each of the top three teams create two mile gaps by the morning sunrise. Team TBC Crossfit earned top honors with 74 laps.

Army Baylor DPT Class 201 finished a solid second with 72 laps.

Top 3 teams

  1. TBC Crossfit – 74 laps
  2. Army Baylor DPT Class 201 – 72 laps
  3. Team 94212 – 70 laps

Complete Results

Race Reports

  • I couldn’t find any. ;(

Here is a little local news footage highlighting the event.

If you have any thoughts or experiences to share from the event, feel free to comment below!

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