Over 380 Compete in Casper Marathon
The annual Casper Marathon was held on Sunday with pleasant weather conditions and a large field of runners. In the men's race, the top finisher out of 119 entrants was Thomas Smith from Wethersfield, Connecticut with a winning time of 2.56.16. Mike Brunette from Libertyville, Illinois was 2nd in 3.10.48 and Reid Singer from Santa Fe, New Mexico was 3rd in 3.13.24. The top Wyoming finisher was Clark McPherson from Mills who took 6th with a time of 3.38.52. 108 guys did finish the race and the average time was 4.54.19 with a pace of 11 minutes, 13 seconds per mile
On the ladies side, Meghan Kirkwood from Moorhead, Minnesota bested a field of 41 with a time of 3.43.27. Jennifer Bakula from Oakland, CA was 2nd in 3.54.32 with Erin Harmeyer of Laramie 3rd in 3.58.24. The top local finisher was Lisa Peterson of Casper with a time of 4/07.02. 39 ladies finished the race with an average clocking of 5.21.38. The pace per mile was 12 minutes and 16 seconds.