Local athletes sweep first place at Squaw Half Marathon

  • The competition consisted of a half marathon and an 8-mile race, and took runners along the paved trail between Tahoe City and Squaw Valley.”It was a perfect race day for everyone,” said Big Blue Adventure Director of Operations Bryan Rickards in an email to the Sun.
  • For the second consecutive year, Truckee’s Kristin Bohm was the top finisher in the half marathon, taking first in the women’s division with a time 1 hour, 29 minutes, 18 seconds.”This year was really, really tough,” said Bohm on the out-and-back race.
  • Courtney King, of Sausalito, was third in the women’s division, finishing the race with a time of 1:31:59.On the men’s side, Incline Village’s Neil Klinger gave Truckee-Tahoe locals a sweep of first place in the half marathon.
  • Klinger took the overall win with a time of 1:15:09, which was more than 13 minutes faster than the next finisher.

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