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140 racers compete in Heathen Challenge at Sunlight Resort

Staff report

More than 140 racers tackled 4,769 vertical feet Sunday at Sunlight Mountain Resort outside of Glenwood Springs. There were four divisions – cadet (under 18), adult recreation, adult pro, and adult masters. The event serves as a US Ski Mountaineering Association Team qualifier.

There was a sprint race Saturday. Overall winner of the Saturday event was Cam Smith, who finished with a time of 3 minutes, 11 seconds. Top female was Sierra Anderson, finishing in 4:08.

On Sunday, the top finisher was John Gaston with a time of 1 hour, 56 minutes, 45 seconds. Top female was Jessie Young with a time of 2:26:48.

Full results and other information about the weekend event are posted here.