August 28, 2005
Mackey and Udchachon Top of the Field at USA 50 km Trail Championship
Dave Mackey and Julie Udchachon won the 2005 USA 50 km Trail Championship which was held in the Golden Gate National Recreation area and the Mt. Tamalpais State Park in the Sausalito, CA area on August 27. Mackey, 35, of Boulder, CO averaged a 7:23 pace over the grueling but beautiful Headlands course to win in a record time of 3:49:31. Udchachon, 35, traveled from Eagle River, AK to win her first National Championship title. Udchadon covered the course in 4:32:38. William Emerson, 41, Portland, OR and Bev Anderson-Abbs, 41, Red Bluff, CA took the masters crowns in 4:03:11 and 4:36:35 respectively. Emerson was third overall and Anderson-Abbs finished second among the women.
For full results visit http://www.pausatf.org/data/2005/GG05.html