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August 1, 2004

Kochik and Kimball Win USA 50 Mile Trail Titles at White River

CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN, Wash. - (July 31, 2004) - At the USA 50 Mile Trail Championships hosted by the White River Trail Run, Phil Kochik of Seattle and Nikki Kimball of Livingston, Montana earned national titles in 6:58:20 and 7:45:21 respectively. Kimball also defended her U.S. crown and broke her own course record in the process. German citizen Uli Steidl of Seattle defended his overall race title in 6:32:43 (also breaking his course record). Kochik was second overall.

The race course featured 8700 feet elevation gain and 8700 feet elevation loss.
With temperatures in the 70s, 104 finished out of 125 starters.

White River 50 Mile Trail Run: USA Trail Championships
Crystal Mountain, WA, Saturday, July 31, 2004

MEN
1) Uli Steidl (GER/WA) 6:32:43*
2) Phil Kochik (WA) 6:58:20
3) Chad Ricklefs (CO) 6:58:44
4) Karl Meltzer (UT) 7:03:25
5) Michael Lynes (WA) 7:18:43
6) William Emerson (OR) 7:22:08
7) Hal Koerner (CO) 7:22:56
8) Ian Torrence (NV) 7:26:29
9) J.T. Lindholm (AK) 7:27:36
10) Brian Morrison (WA) 7:34:17
11) James Kerby (WA) 7:54:28
*course record (previous record 6:37:02 by Uli Steidl in 2003)

MEN 40-44
1) William Emerson (OR) 7:22:08
MEN 45-49
1) Michael Allen (AL) 9:03:03
MEN 50-54
1) Steve Smucker (OR) 8:27:22
MEN 55-59
1) Roy Pirrung (WI) 9:45:56

WOMEN
1) Nikki Kimball (MT) 7:45:21*
2) Bev Abbs (CA) 8:08:39
3) Krissy Sybrowsky (WA) 8:18:44
4) Mary Fagan (CA) 8:18:48
5) Anthea Schmid (CO) 8:27:51
6) Meghan Arbogast (OR) 8:34:39
7) Annette Bednosky (NC) 8:43:37
8) Helen Cospolich (CO) 8:50:35
9) Connie Gardner (OH) 8:56:30
10) Karen Scott (CO) 9:02:49
*course record (previous record 7:46:33 by Nikki Kimball in 2003)

WOMEN 40-44
1) Bev Abbs (CA) 8:08:39

WOMEN 50-54
1) Marlis DeJongh (WA) 12:02:49

For complete results, go to the race website at:
www.whiteriver50.com

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