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Posted On January 1, 2009 By In The Phish Bowl And 465 Views

Janaury 2009

Sunmart Texas Trails

ENDURANCE RUNS

December 6, 2008, Huntsville State Park, Houston, TX

In the 50 Miler, this was Stephen Stanely’s first ultra-marathon, and first trail run. The Phast Times News reported in the January issue that Steve was training nearly 200 miles per week. Ken Ashby is the local icon who measures the distance of almost every race in Dallas. There were 159 finishers.

In the 50K, Steve Shopoff, former Dallas White Rock Marathon director in the mid 1980’s, placed 61st overall at the age of 61, while Timothy Kourounis and Jay Norman, both 70 years of age, finished in the middle of the pack. There were 481 finishers.

50K

Place  

Overall           Name        City    Age     Time      Pace

16        Matt Crownover, Garland 36  4:16:32  8:35

61        Stephen Shopoff Dallas, 61  5:12:42  10:04

93        Jennifer Kimble  Garland  37  5:29:12  10:36

106      Lane Sisson  Ft. Worth 43   5:35:18  10:48

114      Teresa Bartknicki, Ft. Worth 34   5:38:41  10:54

119      Jonathan Johnson, Dallas 29  5:41:57    11:00

142      Debby Eads    Grapevine 50  5:56:37  11:29

150      Dianna Sulser  Denison, 52   6:01:08  11:37

156      Melvyn Foster  Grapevine 40  6:03:06   11:41

241      Suki Yates   Plano   60  6:37:52   12:48

244      Scott Taylor  Dallas  31   6:39:45   12:52

254      Sandra SimonsThe Colony 46   6:43:36   12:59

255      Fred Lowstetter   The Colony 42   6:43:36  12:59

269      Timothy Kourounis Plano 70  6:48:35  13:09

276      Jay Norman   Irving   70   6:52:26   13:16

294      Rick Tidwell   Plano   54   7:0017   13:32

295      Katie Nicknish   Dallas  35        7:00:37   13:32

296      Donald Norman  Burleson 43     7:00:44   13:32

298      Don Hickman  Ft. Worth 69   7:03:10   13:37

350      Joan Hilbert    Carrollton 49   7:24:54   14:19

359      Steven KipiszPlano   39    7:27:42   14:25

361      Christine HoltGarland    39    7:27:43   14:25

375      Deborah Sexton    Richardson 50   7:32:02   14:33

415      Sylvia Pas    Richardson 48   8:03:34  15:34

434      Nancy Hogan  Richardson 49  8:25:20  16:16

443      Lisa Hogan    Irving   41   8:51:08    17:06

444      Jerri Hyland    Irving   51    8:51:08    17:06

466      Mary Orr Alcock, Dallas, 57  9:33:57   18:28

467      Nancy Cole     Dallas  66    9:33:57    18:28

471      Sonia Burdett  Ft. Worth 43   9:47:44   18:55

50 Miles

10        Stephen Stanley Garland  55   7:31:19   9:02

16        Dale Cougot    Garland   43  7:56:49   9:32

42        Rene Villalobos     Ft. Worth 49   9:06:35    10:56

45        Buddy Teaster    Dallas  44    9:09:15    10:59

46        Darjuan Horton    Denton    22     9:17:05    11:09

74        David Ball       Grapevine 48  9:48:22    11:46

83        Jessie Near      Dallas  27    10:00:06    12:00

93        Ryan Valdez   Ft. Worth 31   10:24:18     12:29

103      Ed Kopiak       Ft. Worth 66   10:40:57     12:49

118      Melissa LinanAllen   37   11:02:19    13:15

119      Suzi Turner     Allen   39   11:02:20    13:15

138      James Baudhuin Coppell, 44  11:38:28   13:58

148      Ken Ashby     Dallas  56        11:54:20   14:17

Chris Phelan has written, laid out, photographed, and published The Phast Times News since 2001. He’s crisscrossed Texas on his bike three times, swam 5 miles across Lake Ray Hubbard three times, completed three Ironman triathlons, and has represented the US in completion three times, and run with the Olympic Torch. He maintained All-American status for five years and has also biked across the country, 3600 miles in 30 days. The running/triathlon coach has PR’s of 2:27 marathon, 15:40 5K, 3:55 at the Hotter ‘n Hell Hundred, and 10:00:52 Ironman. Chris is the only person to have won overall and Master’s at Dallas’ Crosson Dannis road racing series, DRC road racing series, and the USAT/SMW duathlon series. In 1988 he began Dallas’ oldest track workout, 1998 started north Texas’ first treadmill class, and 2003 he founded the world-wide Ride Of Silence. He’s been twice nominated Master’s Road Runner of the Year, highlighted in a variety of magazines and is frequently asked to speak at camps and organizations about fitness. Outside of swimming, biking, and running, Chris has summited several mountains including Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro.