MANSON — Mike Nichols overcame warm weather conditions to cruise to the men’s title at the Shore to Shore Marathon on Saturday morning, while Bree Sicher did the same in the women’s marathon race.
Nichols hit the finish line in Manson in a time of 3 hours, 15 minutes and 28 seconds, easily besting Brandon Hoglund, who finished second in 3:30:08.
Sicher’s time in winning the women’s marathon was 3:19:58. She also was the second overall fastest runner. Taking second among women was Liz Thornton, with a time of 3:52:53.
The marathon began at 7 a.m., an hour earlier than scheduled, to combat unusually warm temperatures in the region. The course took runners on a point to point course along the South and North Shores of Lake Chelan, to finish in Manson, Washington.
Other winners during the Shore to Shore event, which also included half-marathon and 10-kilometer runs:
Half-marathon men: Al Mayer, 1:28:47
Half-marathon women: Selina Danko, 1:27:22
10K men: David Mitchell, 44:11
10K women: Karen Weber, 49:25
For complete results: www.buduracing.com