Connelly wins Turnagain Arm 4-miler in record time

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 14:03
  • Eagle River’s Michael Connelly nears the top of Bird Ridge during the Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb on Sunday, June 17, 2018. (Star file photo / Matt Tunseth)

Eagle River 17-year-old Michael Connelly won the 4-mile Turnagain Arm Trail Run Thursday for the second straight year in record time.

Connelly, a Chugiak High junior, clocked a time of 30 minutes and 45 seconds on the southbound course, which runs from the McHugh parking lot to the Rainbow trailhead. He finished nearly six minutes faster than Tony Slatonbarker (37:21) and 14-year-old Zachary Cheyette (39:27) and broke Brad Precosky’s 2009 record of 31:52 by more than a minute.

Lars Arneson won the 8-mile race in 51:44, with Chugiak High running coach Cody Priest third in 54:46.

Denali Strabel won the women’s 8-mile title in a record 59:21 and Tara Masters won the women’s 4-mile race in 40:30.

Turnagain Arm Trail Run - 4 mile race

Place Bib First name Last name Age Time Gender

1 153 Michael Connelly 17 0:30:45 Male

2 169 tony slatonbarker 52 0:37:21 Male

3 151 Zachary Cheyette 14 0:39:27 Male

4 137 Tara Masters 36 0:40:30 Female

5 175 Tony Ryan - 0:42:02 Male

6 154 Aven Elsberg 14 0:42:06 Male

7 150 Dylan Burgess 12 0:44:01 Male

8 172 Conner von Huene 28 0:44:11 Male

9 139 Cecelia Nocas 29 0:44:32 Female

10 105 Erin Hamilton 40 0:45:07 Female

11 163 Braun Precosky 11 0:45:15 Male

12 164 Brad Precosky 51 0:45:20 Male

13 166 Nathan Rehberg 12 0:45:37 Male

14 152 Daniel Cheyette 49 0:46:47 Male

15 112 Jen Kach 35 0:47:18 Female

16 135 Leah Legate 54 0:47:39 Female

17 148 Nicole Wollgast 29 0:48:44 Female

18 165 Noah Rehberg 15 0:49:09 Male

19 11 Elisabeth Angeles 32 0:50:09 Female

20 104 Callie Hagedorn 33 0:50:30 Female

21 47 Ashley French 32 0:52:01 Female

22 170 Evan R Steinhauser 56 0:52:42 Male

23 156 Simon Harrison 58 0:54:50 Male

24 157 Rhett Jones 11 0:56:08 Male

25 158 Evan Jones 41 0:56:09 Male

26 62 Madalyn Gaither 16 0:56:26 Female

27 73 Katrina Garner 47 0:57:55 Female

28 336 Lauran McNaughton 38 0:58:13 Female

29 138 Liane Nagata 48 0:59:22 Female

30 160 Marcus Knight 45 1:00:31 Male

31 147 Marliese von Huene 28 1:02:41 Female

32 149 Kelly Yanoshek 24 1:02:41 Female

33 96 Janice Habermann 61 1:04:26 Female

34 146 Caitlin Robinson 29 1:06:16 Female

35 31 mona bremont 58 1:07:21 Female

36 116 Vickie Kern 40 1:12:43 Female

37 44 Jacqueline Clark 54 1:20:11 Female

38 45 Cassidy Clark 24 1:20:11 Female

Turnagain Arm Trail Run - 8 mile race

1 200 Lars Arneson 29 0:51:44 Male

2 279 Chad Trammell 34 0:52:15 Male

3 265 Cody Priest 30 0:54:46 Male

4 275 Eric Strabel 37 0:55:18 Male

5 239 Erik Johnson 42 0:56:47 Male

6 243 Tracen Knopp 20 0:57:29 Male

7 202 Ryan Beckett 33 0:57:33 Male

8 236 Mark Iverson 36 0:57:36 Male

9 249 Patrick Lewis 31 0:57:56 Male

10 248 Kelemen Legate 18 0:59:18 Male

11 350 Denali Strabel 29 0:59:21 Female

12 284 Ben Ward 44 1:00:25 Male

13 213 Luke Duffy 41 1:01:42 Male

14 244 Andrew Kubic 34 1:02:00 Male

15 270 Chris Seaman 40 1:02:55 Male

16 277 Craig Taylor 41 1:03:01 Male

17 304 Heather Edic 27 1:03:01 Female

18 356 Jessica Vetsch 33 1:03:24 Female

19 254 Jim McDonough 48 1:03:51 Male

20 280 Sean Ulman 38 1:03:59 Male

21 267 Luke Rosier 32 1:04:00 Male

22 282 Mike Wahlig 34 1:04:31 Male

23 303 Julianne Dickerson 31 1:04:45 Female

24 203 David Berg 26 1:05:41 Male

25 339 Najeeby Quinn 39 1:05:55 Female

26 252 Aaron Martin 0 1:06:05 Male

27 258 daniel myers 49 1:06:43 Male

28 234 Jonny Hughes 37 1:06:47 Male

29 345 Lia Slemons 39 1:06:48 Female

30 268 Matias Saari 49 1:06:53 Male

31 266 Cameron Reitmeier 40 1:06:58 Male

32 259 Thomas Nenahlo 32 1:07:51 Male

33 314 Mariah Graham 28 1:08:00 Female

34 263 Scott Pessetto 29 1:08:12 Male

35 288 Rob Witter 51 1:08:16 Male

36 231 Wes Hoskins 40 1:09:07 Male

37 310 Lauren Fritz 31 1:09:15 Female

38 260 Derek Nottingham 43 1:09:57 Male

39 250 Ian Marks 36 1:10:00 Male

40 348 Nowelle Spencer 0 1:10:01 female

41 230 John Hellen 52 1:10:33 Male

42 298 Annie Connelly 21 1:10:36 Female

43 272 Gary Snyder 0 1:10:58 Male

44 334 Alyse Loran 31 1:11:00 Female

45 352 Melissa Templin 25 1:11:36 Female

46 255 Garrett McKee 28 1:12:21 Male

47 283 Christopher Walker 40 1:12:24 Male

48 271 Samuel Snyder 41 1:12:57 Male

49 217 Scott Ezell 24 1:13:19 Male

50 232 Josh Hubbard 40 1:13:21 Male

51 276 Garrett Swygman 44 1:13:27 Male

52 212 Westley Dahlgren 37 1:13:28 Male

53 355 Carly Venzke 0 1:13:34 Female

54 332 Hannah Lies 24 1:13:37 Female

55 233 Jordan Huckabay 0 1:13:42 Male

56 362 Ari Stiasny 37 1:14:08 Male

57 205 Brian Broderick 53 1:14:26 Male

58 206 Dan Brokaw 56 1:14:41 Male

59 326 Julie Johnson 33 1:15:01 Female

60 214 Joseph Engel 32 1:16:18 Male

61 229 Josh Hege 25 1:17:54 Male

62 219 Mark Fineman 49 1:18:02 Male

63 349 Lauren Spinelli 39 1:18:13 Female

64 354 Kristyn Turney 23 1:18:20 Female

65 215 Ethan Eski 14 1:18:22 Male

66 307 Karol Fink 50 1:19:02 Female

67 222 Steve Gilles 61 1:19:29 Male

68 293 Sara Bryan 39 1:19:47 Female

69 340 Kimberly Riggs 43 1:19:50 Female

70 299 Katie Conway 41 1:20:11 Female

71 208 John Clark 54 1:20:18 Male

72 316 Christie Haupert 42 1:20:58 Female

73 286 Daniel Willman 46 1:20:59 Male

74 287 John wirum 0 1:21:01 Male

75 262 ted paprocki 41 1:21:20 Male

76 281 Rhyss Vivian 30 1:22:25 Male

77 240 Nathan Kasukonis 43 1:22:31 Male

78 227 Robert Hall 28 1:23:21 Male

79 343 Clare Shea 37 1:23:25 Female

80 305 Ivy Eski 16 1:24:25 Female

81 313 Rachel Gernat 46 1:24:40 Female

82 359 Haley Yerxa 28 1:24:50 Female

83 218 matthew fellman 26 1:24:52 Male

84 347 Kathleen Sorensen 27 1:24:58 Female

85 357 Elizabeth Whisenhant 25 1:25:56 Female

86 285 Greg Whisenhant 60 1:25:56 Male

87 241 Kyle Kelley 45 1:26:48 Male

88 257 Sean Murphy 56 1:26:48 Male

89 361 Lefleur Matt 0 1:26:50 Male

90 320 Elizabeth Hooper 53 1:27:18 Female

91 290 Kristi Adams 48 1:27:29 Female

92 331 Georgia Kubic 34 1:28:36 Female

93 210 Dane Crowley 46 1:29:11 Male

94 273 Lucas Soden 40 1:29:24 Male

95 369 Dylan Garbe 35 1:30:11 Male

96 338 Deanna Nielson 25 1:32:13 Female

97 358 Madeline Woodard 26 1:32:58 Female

98 242 Jared Kern 43 1:33:09 Male

99 295 melissa bussell 25 1:33:32 Female

100 220 Michael Fisher 41 1:34:07 Male

101 321 sarah hurkett 36 1:34:07 Female

102 289 Brandon Wood 37 1:34:07 Male

103 237 Bill Ivory 38 1:34:39 Male

104 370 Todd Sherwood 61 1:34:45 Male

105 300 Joleen Corlis 32 1:35:55 Female

106 328 Megan Kemp 35 1:36:25 Female

107 216 Joey Eski 49 1:36:38 Female

108 360 Unknown Unknown - 1:36:44 Unknown

109 368 Unknown Unknown - 1:36:54 Unknown

110 337 Amy Mitchell 30 1:38:05 Female

111 344 Brooke Shortridge 27 1:38:34 Female

112 308 Sarah Fischer 25 1:38:35 Female

113 297 Hanna Chastain 26 1:38:35 Female

114 302 Dana Deane 32 1:38:37 Female

115 342 Grace Schmidt 36 1:39:26 Female

116 291 Linda Barnack 32 1:39:41 Female

117 318 Molly Hickox 45 1:40:27 Female

118 294 Amy Bushatz 34 1:41:20 Female

119 225 Adam Gulkis 42 1:42:05 Male

120 306 Lisa Fiegel 41 1:43:59 Female

121 312 Jennifer Gates 37 1:45:55 Female

122 261 John Pahkala 30 1:46:43 Male

123 363 Joshua Pahkala 33 1:46:43 Male

124 253 Patrick McAnally 31 1:46:47 Male

125 201 Tab Ballantine 64 1:49:14 Male

126 301 Michelle Cox 33 1:50:41 Female

127 346 Jennifer Smith 37 1:51:12 Female

128 325 Amber Johnson 43 1:53:01 Female

129 351 Natasha Swan 35 1:53:02 Female

130 353 Carrissa Thomas 27 1:53:02 Female

131 324 Rahni Johnson 42 1:53:05 Female

132 311 Rose Garner 50 1:58:13 Female

133 292 Natalie Bickers 43 1:59:04 Female

134 274 Ed Strabel 74 2:11:33 Male

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