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Mid-Winter Snowshoe Classic5K & 7K Snowshoe Races
|Mostly cloudy||10° F||Calm||Excellent packed snow conditions|
|Sunrise: 10:38 AM||Sunset: 3:20 PM|
|4 hours 42 minutes - possible sunshine|
SPECIAL -of the Arctic Winter Games Snowshoe Competition tryouts, Fairbanks area; Creamer's Field, 2:00 PM.
Temperatures moderated for this weekend after a week of mostly sub -30 temperaturtes, but it's not supposed to last. A large group of snowshoers took advantage of the warmth to tackle the same two courses run on the.
The trail was in much better condition through the birch forest today, as evidenced by times that were much faster today, than in December. Rocky Reifenstuhl and Allen Doyle battled it out to the finish, with Rocky edging Allen by 2 seconds.
A highly placed anonymous government official, who was not present at the race, was credited with today's balmy temperatures.
|1. Rocky Reifenstuhl||40:53|
|2. Allen Doyle||40:55|
|3. Ned Rozell||45:51|
|4. Ric Wilson||46:30|
|5. Dave Cowee & Emily||47:05|
|6. Stuart Grant||51:39|
|7. Dennis Rogers||54:14|
|8. Linda Kanllin||55:29|
|9. Keith Pollock & Mesa||55:59|
|10. Mary Bohan||56:35|
|11. Scott Phillips||57:47|
|12. Steve Lanford||60:56|
|1. Gail Koepf||45:38|
|2. Bunnie Chapman||62:32|
Photos and editing courtesy of JFM Videos.