Monday, April 11, 2011

Trail speedster Max King wins Pear Blossom 10 miler

Max King (pictured above, 2nd row, center) was a member of the 2010 US Mountain Running Team and finished 16th at the World Mountain Running Championships in Kamnik, Slovenia.

Pear Blossom Run (35th)
Medford, OR, USA; Saturday, April 9
Distance: 10 mi., out-and-back course; course was previously certified and validated, but that certification has expired.
Finishers: 722 men + 854 women = 1580 total (equal to last year)
Course Records: Men, new (see below); Women, 57:07, Deanna O'Neill, 1994
NOTE: Max King beat back a credible challenge from Mike Reneau to get a 12-second victory here and break his own course record.

MEN (gun times) - 
1. Max King, 31, Bend, OR              49:11 CR*
2. Mike Reneau, 33, Corvallis, OR      49:23

Complete results at:

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