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Anna Frost wins the The North Face Endurance Challenge Championship

by Editor
Tuesday 7th December 2010

Race report: The North Face® Endurance Challenge Championships presented by Gore-Tex® - December 5, 2010

Situated in the visually stunning Marin Headlands just north of San Francisco, California, The North Face® Endurance Challenge Championships presented by Gore-Tex® is renowned for its repeated elevation change. The rugged terrain features repeated uphills and downhills of several hundred feet at a time.

Mountain runner Anna Frost's (NZE) first attempt at the ultra distance has earned her the first place. She completed the race in 07:45:03. North Face® athlete, Lizzy Hawker (UK), completed the race with a strong 2nd place position, finishing in a time of 07:58:22. American, and fellow team mate, Kami Semick (USA), finished a close third, in a time of 08:01:05. 75 women took part in the race.

The men's race was taken by Miguel Heras ahead of Geoff Roes, winner of the 2010 Western States endurance race. The North Face® athlete, Jez Bragg (UK) finished a respectable 6th place at 07:14:47, from a start field of 220 men.

The North Face Endurance Challenge was awarded “Best Green Race Series” by Trail Runner magazine in 2009. In addition to The North Face Endurance Challenge, The North Face hosts global endurance events in Europe, Asia, Australia, South America and Canada. For more information about The North Face global endurance events, connect to: www.thenorthface.com/endurancechallenge.

Men's results

1 MIGUEL HERAS 06:46:56
2 GEOFF ROES 06:51:21
3 DAVE MACKEY 06:55:46
4 DAKOTA JONES 07:01:55
5 JASON SCHLARB 07:06:40
6 JEZ BRAGG 07:14:43
9 MICHAEL OWEN 07:17:47


Women's results

1 ANNA FROST (14) 07:44:57
2 LIZZY HAWKER (17) 07:58:16
3 KAMI SEMICK (18) 08:01:05
4 JOELLE VAUGHT (24) 08:22:18
5 JENN SHELTON (27) 08:28:15
6 MEGHAN ARBOGAST (33) 08:47:44
8 KASIA ZAJAC (41) 09:04:48
9 KATHERINE KOSKI (44) 09:15:04
10 TAMSIN ANSTEY (46) 09:17:22


Full results here


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