Wardian wins third USA 50 km title


Jim Estes
Associate Director of LDR and Marketing
USA Track & Field

INDIANAPOLIS - Michael Wardian (Arlington, Va.), won his third straight USA 50 km Championships on Sunday, running 2:55:50 at the Caumsett State Park 50K in Huntington N.Y. Yolanda Flamino (Hancock, N.H.) won the overall women's title in 3:34:26.

Annette Bednosky, (Jefferson, N.C.), finished second overall in the women's race as she captured the masters women's title in 3:43:48, while Scott Jaime (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) took the masters men's crown in 3:13:25.

This year's event was hosted by USATF Long Island and was held for the fifth consecutive year in Caumsett State Historic Park, the fourth largest of Long Island's 25 state parks. The park boasts 1,500 acres and is located 35 miles from New York City. The USA 50 km Championship will be held at Caumsett for the next two years.

For more information on the 2010 MUT circuit visit www.usatf.org.