Red Devil Trail Run 25K race a close one

Written on Jun 1st, 2015 by , Category Events, News, Trail Running

Anthony Skierkiewicz

 

By Steve Maher
RunWenatchee.com

CASHMERE — Anthony Skierkiewicz came hurtling down the path Sunday with about a mile to go in the Red Devil 25-Kilometer Trail Run, in hot pursuit of leader Peter Graf who had disappeared out of sight.

“How far is that guy ahead of me?” Skierkiewicz shouted to a couple spectators.

Before they could answer, “About 40 yards,” the Wenatchee athlete swept by, showing no ill-effects from the long-distance run in the Wenatchee National Forest nor Sunday’s warm weather.

It was a sign of what was to come.

Jody Chinchen

On the course’s last turn — with about a quarter-mile to go to the finish at the Sandcreek Trailhead — Skierkiewicz surged past Graf and never looked back, winning the coveted Red Devil title in 2 hours, 6 minutes and 23 seconds. Graf, from Cashmere, was second in 2:07:05. Cashmere’s Barry Hodges was third in 2:10:01.

The Red Devil women’s 25K race was far less dramatic. Ellensburg’s Jody Chinchen captured the title in 2:26:09, defeating four-time defending champ Marlene Farrell of Leavenworth by more than 3 minutes in the process. It was Chinchen’s second win in the Volyn Law Wenatchee Valley Trail Run Series, following her victory in the Horse Lake Women’s Half-Marathon Trail Run on May 9.

Farrell, racing for the first time since suffering a broken ankle last fall, was clocked Sunday in 2:29:24. A year ago, she covered the course in 2:14:18. Third was Wenatchee’s Selina Danko in 2:35:39.

In the Red Devil 10K race, Wenatchee’s Doug Wood took first in 45:57, three weeks after taking third in the Horse Lake men’s 5-Mile Trail Run. He was followed in the race Sunday by Will Young of Cashmere (46:48) and Phillip Hochwalt of Wenatchee (46:49) .

Wenatchee’s Sarah Barkley won the women’s 10K in 50:52, her second triumph in the Wenatchee Valley Trail Run Series (she was first in the Horse Lake women’s 5-Mile Trail Run). East Wenatchee’s Marisol Galeana took second in 57:39. Wenatchee’s Hayley Grant was third in 1:00:15.

For complete results, click here or see below.

A record 202 people registered for this year’s Red Devil races, which also included an untimed kids run. The previous record was 151 registrants, set in 2013. This year also saw a record 178 finishers. A year ago, 127 participants completed the courses.

The 25K course features about 3,000 feet of elevation gain. The 10K has about 1,000 feet of elevation gain. More than 30 volunteers were spread out along the two courses.

“We had an amazing turnout and things went very smoothly,” said race director Joel Rhyner of RunWenatchee, which puts on Red Devil and the Trail Run Series. “Moving the 25K up an hour helped and the intermittent cloud cover kept temperatures down.

“I can’t say enough about our volunteers,” Rhyner said. “It was very gratifying to hear runners say how much they appreciate the volunteers and how impressed they were at the number we had and their placement out on the course, at the start and finish area, and at the bus shuttle zone.”

Red Devil Challenge Trail Runs
Wenatchee National Forest, Cashmere
Sunday, May 31
25K Top Men
1. Anthony Skierkiewicz, Wenatchee, 2:06:23
2. Peter Graf, Cashmere, 2:07:05
3. Barry Hodges, Cashmere, 2:10:01
4. Chad McBride, Wenatchee, 2:16:19
5. Jason McLellan, Nine Mile Falls, 2:17:35

25K Top Women
1. Jody Chinchen, Ellensburg, 2:26:09
2. Marlene Farrell, Leavenworth, 2:29:24
3. Selina Danko, Wenatchee, 2:35:39
4. Colleen Miller, East Wenatchee, 2:41:17
5. Kelsey Ferguson, Leavenworth, 2:41:35

25K Overall
1. Anthony Skierkiewicz, 2:06:23
2. Peter Graf, 2:07:05
3. Barry Hodges, 2:10:01
4. Chad McBride, 2:16:19
5. Jason McLellan, 2:17:35
6. Michael Tonge, 2:20:47
7. Andrew Holm, 2:22:25
8. Claton Belmont, 2:25:11
9. Jody Chinchen, 2:26:09
10. Amon Mende, 2:28:43
11. Marlene Farrell, 2:29:24
12. Todd Marshall, 2:33:40
13. Brent Biggar, 2:35:38
14. Selina Danko, 2:35:39
15. Emerson Peek, 2:37:41
16. Jon Speiker, 2:37:53
17. Bert Ivey, 2:40:05
18. Colleen Miller, 2:41:17
19. Kelsey Ferguson, 2:41:35
20. Justin Hambleton, 2:43:47
21. Heidi Loewen, 2:43:56
22. Dan Ireland, 2:45:53
23. Cody Graf, 2:47:25
24. Tove Pashkowski, 2:53:34
25. Jason Lundgren, 2:54:05
26. Bill Gaines, 2:54:53
27. Ed Henley, 2:55:51
28. John Lux, 2:56:48
29. Steve Schwind, 2:56:55
30. Betsy Landrum, 2:57:57
31. Emelia Burgess, 2:58:10
32. Joseph Miller, 3:00:25
33. Dave Miller, 3:06:51
34. Dustin Strop, 3:07:06
35. Lisa Bedard, 3:07:13
36. Joel Barger, 3:07:28
37. Aimee Gence, 3:07:34
38. JuLee Rudolf, 3:09:49
39. Brent Radford, 3:10:09
40. Erin Pehowski, 3:10:30
41. Jayme Smithers, 3:11:04
42. Brian Crane, 3:12:10
43. Karl Rowland, 3:13:06
44. Adrienne Schaefer, 3:14:24
45. Carla Carani, 3:15:41
46. Elizabeth Evans, 3:18:43
47. Andrew Shannon, 3:22:40
48. Billy Brush, 3:24:29
49. Eden Turla, 3:24:29
50. Lindsey Kellett, 3:24:40
51. Erin Bunker, 3:24:42
52. Bret Lindell, 3:30:27
53. J.A. Vacca, 3:32:06
54. Nora Davis, 3:33:55
55. Evan Rowley, 3:38:10
56. Jenni Hakensen, 3:38:25
57. Roselle Wood, 3:38:27
58. Renee Wilkens, 3:38:27
59. Katrina Rostedt, 3:43:35
60. Andy Lai, 3:47:30
61. Rob Lowry, 3:54:50
62. Eric Small, 4:07:56
63. Jack Clark, 4:07:58
64. Nick O’Neil, 4:08:45
65. Keisha Engley, 4:15:34
66. Kandi Lowry, 4:16:09
67. Tim Roach, 4:55:11

10K Top Men
1. Doug Wood, Wenatchee, 45:57
2. Will Young, Cashmere, 46:48
3. Phillip Hochwalt, Wenatchee, 46:49
4. Mark Wavra, East Wenatchee, 51:40
5. Kyle Almekinder, Wenatchee, 51:57

10K Top Women
1. Sarah Barkley, East Wenatchee, 50:52
2. Marisol Galeana, East Wenatchee, 57:39
3. Hayley Grant, Wenatchee, 1:00:15
4. Ann Hendrickson, Wenatchee, 1:00:52
5. Jennifer Albrecht, East Wenatchee, 1:03:11

10K Overall
1. Doug Wood, 45:57
2. Phillip Hochwalt, 46:48
3. Will Young, 46:48
4. Sarah Barkley, 50:52
5. Mark Wavra, 51:40
6. Kyle Almekinder, 51:57
7. Cory Feil, 53:19
8. Mike Parrish, 54:55
9. Luis Amante, 55:37
10. Jim White, 55:43
11. Seth Miller, 55:53
12. Corey Stephens, 56:29
13. Daryn Klinginsmith, 56:29
14. Eric Merriman, 56:41
15. Udel Mendoza, 57:25
16. Marisol Galeana, 57:39
17. Harlow Huber, 58:53
18. Kyle Hendrickson, 58:54
19. Sergio Arriaga, 59:39
20. Joey Burnell, 1:00:00
21. Hayley Grant, 1:00:15
22. Ann Hendrickson, 1:00:52
23. Aaron French, 1:00:55
24. Jace Hochwalt, 1:02:28
25. Jennifer Albrecht, 1:03:11
26. Faby Hamilton, 1:03:17
27. Steve Brewer, 1:03:24
28. Mike Brown, 1:03:37
29. Matthew Dudgeon, 1:03:40
30. Kristie Pedersen, 1:03:40
31. Alina Cibicki, 1:03:56
32. Andrew Hall, 1:04:11
33. Casey Baldwin, 1:04:19
34. Max Hochwalt, 1:04:42
35. Allex Smith, 1:04:59
36. Brian Wilgus, 1:04:59
37. Katie Tackman, 1:05:12
38. Sarah Quick, 1:05:16
39. Carl Patterson, 1:05:19
40. James Shearer, 1:06:03
41. Scott Ptolemy, 1:06:33
42. Teresa Hanson-Redrup, 1:06:36
43. Heather Jordan, 1:06:37
44. Troy French, 1:07:10
45. Rick Wray, 1:08:05
46. Tony Hickok, 1:08:30
47. Kelly Wehmeyer, 1:09:15
48. Susan Speiker, 1:09:20
49. Amanda Esmond, 1:09:25
50. Travis Dolge, 1:09:27
51. Carl Hagerty, 1:09:42
52. Jerry Huber, 1:09:45
53. Amy Kerker, 1:09:48
534. Ian Woodford, 1:09:49
55. Jenny Montgomery, 1:10:03
56. Maggie Soto, 1:10:17
57. Justin Kissel, 1:10:53
58. Wendy Ptolemy, 1:10:57
59. Linda Graves, 1:10:57
60. Holly Wulczynski, 1:11:18
61. Sarah Brass, 1:11:20
62. Sara Deason, 1:11:55
63. Michelle Stoneburner, 1:12:10
64. Aubrey Ahlberg, 1:12:33
65. Penny Paus, 1:13:35
66. Sarah Spoonemore, 1:13:39
67. Leeza Thomas, 1:14:24
68. Jeff Ward, 1:15:04
69. Ibeth Zavala, 1:15:47
70. Chelsea Phillips, 1:16:18
71. Cassie Smith, 1:16:31
72. Michelle Lytle, 1:16:49
73. Whitney Shannon, 1:16:51
74. Alice Belmont, 1:17:26
75. Carly Kwak-Bauch, 1:18:04
76. Diane Davis, 1:18:41
77. Teddie Shales, 1:19:52
78. Breanna Shales, 1:19:52
79. Nancy Hoefer, 1:20:33
80. Marbely Sanchez, 1:21:40
81. Lisa Hoeper, 1:21:45
82. Chy Mettler, 1:21:53
83. Melissa Campbell, 1:22:28
84. Shalyn Kessler, 1:22:35
85. Kristin Focht, 1:22:43
86. Elizabeth Peterson, 1:23:49
87. Kimberly Barnes, 1:25:03
88. Manoella Mendoza, 1:25:12
89. Rosario Sandoval, 1:28:34
90. Robin Johnson, 1:29:33
91. Candy Purcell, 1:34:11
92. Chad Fuller, 1:36:23
93. Teresa Rodriguez, 1:39:25
94. Maria Dorsey, 1:43:34
95. Sammi Townsend, 1:49:32
96. Cole Townsend, 1:49:32


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