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New Hampshire’s Premier Running Events Signal The Start of Summer at Mount Washington

New Hampshire’s Premier Running Events Signal The Start of Summer at Mount Washington

Pinkham Notch, NH - Two of the Granite State’s premier running races kick off summer at Mount Washington. On Saturday, June 8, a field of 109 runners took the start at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center for the 10th annual There’s a Black Fly in My Eye 10-Mile Trail Run and Relay. This coming Saturday, June 15, over 1,300 runners from around the world will tackle the legendary Mt. Washington Auto Road for the annual Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race.

There’s A Black Fly In My Eye 10-Mile Trail Race & Relay

Runners were blessed with great weather last weekend for New Hampshire’s leading trail running event at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, coursing it’s way along the base of Mount Washington on both single-track and carriage roads. The black flies were in attendance as well, adding some extra motivation for the runners. The course consisted of three distinct loops within the Great Glen trail system, all starting and finishing at the base lodge, with the final loop including a crossing of the Peabody River. Racers had the option of tackling the entire 10-mile course solo or as a team of three, or opting for a 3-mile race on the first loop. Congratulations go out to all the runners, as well as a heartfelt “thank you” for making this one of the best trail races in New England.

Of the 76 runners who competed as individuals, Brent Trail posted the fastest overall time of 1 hour 5 minutes and 29 seconds. The men’s, women’s, and team podium positions were held by:

Men’s Individual - 10 Mile

1st Place Brent Trail 1:05:29

2nd Place Chris Bartlett 1:11:37

3rd Place Skylar Lobdell 1:12:28

Men’s Individual - 3 Mile

1st Place Curtis Haberbosch 26:34

2nd Place Scott Varin 30:06

3rd Place Paul Schmieder 35:09

Women’s Individual - 10 Mile

1st Place Kim Proulx 1:29:54

2nd Place Abby Cirinna 1:30:09

3rd Place Katherine Carlson 1:31:17

Women’s Individual - 3 Mile

1st Place Kyle Giaquinta 26:47

2nd Place Cat Hetu 28:09

3rd Place Sianna Streeter 33:46

Teams of 3

1st Place Yellow Bellied Sapsuckers 1:25:16

2nd Place Le Pazze 1:33:18

3rd Place BMC 1:33:35