Reichley wins 21st annual Lake Tahoe Marathon, weekend draws runners from around the world
The 21st annual Lake Tahoe Marathon weekend brought runners from around the world to Tahoe last Friday through Sunday, Oct. 7-9. The weekend’s title event went off Sunday, with 194 runners on the course that ran from Homewood to Lakeside Beach.
Thaddeus Reichley of San Anselmo, California, won Sunday’s Lake Tahoe Marathon with a time of 2 hours, 59 minutes, 23 seconds. The 42-year-old finished almost 20 minutes ahead of runner-up Nick Cacharelis from Burlingame, California (3:18:40).
Beth Cooper was the top female finisher in the Lake Tahoe Marathon on Sunday — the runner from Philadelphia placed sixth with a time of 3:32:17. Jeremy Mills from Kings Beach was the best Tahoe runner in the event, finishing 14th by running a 3:45:06.
The weekend featured eight races in three days amidst a handful of events. Thirty-six runners participated in one marathon per day — Lakeside on Friday, Cal-Neva on Saturday and Lake Tahoe on Sunday — to earn the Super Triple distinction.
Gaspar Mora Porta of Santa Clara, California, completed the triple in 10:18:01 with victories in Friday and Saturday’s races and a second-place result Sunday. The top female in the super triple was Jennifer Hienton of Chicago in fifth place with a combined time of 11:50:29.
For complete results from the 21st Lake Tahoe Marathon weekend, visit http://www.laketahoemarathon.com. The 22nd marathon weekend is scheduled for Oct. 13-15, 2017.
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