Wolf Creek hosts second fun race of season

ALAMOSA – The Wolf Creek Ski Area hosted its second fun race of the season this past Sunday.

The modified grand slalom took place on the Lower Charisma with a groomed base of fresh snow.

The race had a turnout of 52 racers with some of them traveling from as far as Chile, Florida and Arkansas.

The overall winner was Corbin Horrocks of South Fork with a time of 27.68 seconds. Dan Hultgren of St. Petersburg, Fla., was a close second in 27.89. Third place went to Nolan Kay of Pagosa Springs in a time of 28.12 seconds.

The ladies race had most of its racers coming in less than 45 seconds. Lydia Mundd of Pagosa Springs came in first place in 35.08 seconds. Allison Barrett of Lakewood took second in an even 39 seconds, and third place went to Tatyana Strickland of Waco, Texas in 39.39.

Wolf Creek will host is annual Martin Luther King Jr. Race this coming Sunday. The course will be a modified grand slalom on the Lower Charisma run. It is free with the purchase of a lift ticket.

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of Turnpike and Charisma, and the course will be open between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Medals will be awarded to the three fastest racers in each age and gender categories.

Male winners

9-11 - Rylan Zoden (Pagosa Springs), 30.58

12-14 - Cash O’Neil (South Fork), 37.08

15-17 - Corbin Horrocks (South Fork), 27.68

18-20 - Nolan Kay (Pagosa Springs), 28.12

21-25 - Jack Bragg (Clearwater, Fla.), 40.82

26-30 - Jake Aruffo (Austin, Texas), 34.90

31-35 - Shelby Basham (Arkansas), 47.13

36-40 - Dan Hultgren (St. Petersburg, Fla.), 27.89

41-50 - Augie Sparrow (South Fork), 29.84

51-60 - Dan Bragg (Clearwater, Fla.), 35.40

61-70 - Eric Bloom (Pagosa Springs), 30.35

71+ - John Goss (Creede), 37.24

Female winners

6-8 - Ellie White (Pagosa Springs), 44.34

9-11 - Lydia Mundd (Pagosa Springs), 35.08

26-30 - Tess Blumental (Georgetown, Texas), 39.94

31-35 - Katie Closs (Alto), 40.24

41-50 - Bea Arzc (Chile), 40.00

51-60 - Tatyana Strickland (Waco, Texas), 39.29

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