Kris Freeman National Distance Champion

mens50kKris Freeman (Maine Winter Sports Center/USST) broke away on the last 10k lap to win Thursday’s 50 k classic mass start in 2:24:52.8, Andy Newell (SMST2/USST) was second at 2:25:46.4  and Norwegian Einar Ulsund (University of Utah) was third at 2:26:15.5.

Farm Team racers Spencer Eusden was 28th and  Wyatt Fereday 33rd, and Far West master Peter Mayfield was 41st.
Far West junior Patrick McElravey was 3rd in the Mens’ 20k, Peter Holmes 7th, Brandon Herhusky 15th.

USSA Distance National Championships – Mens 20k
USSA Distance National Championships – Mens 50k

 

Photos by MacBeth Graphics

 

 

 

Video and story by Martha Bellisle/rgj.com

 

 

 

Video by Skyler Mullings