Results of the Bearwallow Beast 5k – June 23, 2013 – Gerton, NC

Bearwallow Beast 5k

It was a great day for the Beast and I was happy to see so many runners out there considering the challenges associated with re-scheduling a race from early May to late June. Kudos to the race organizers who worked so hard to organize this and persevere through the crazy weather in May and successfully pull off a great event today.

We had some some cloud cover for the start but eventually that moved away and we had some warm sunny stretches along the two mile section on the mostly gravel Bearwallow Road. It’s a welcome sight when we reached the point at which the road leveled off and we turned into the single track Bearwallow Mountain hiking trail. It’s moderately technical with some rocks, roots and steps but it’s shady. Everyone gets happy when they approach the top of Bearwallow and can hear the loud speaker announcing finishers as they cross the line. Once we break out of the woods it’s just a few hundred yards in the grass until we pass under the Right on Time Productions inflatable arc.

Congratulations to everyone who finished today’s race. A special congratulations to Shiloh Mielke who was first overall and first male. Congratulations to Amber Reece-Young who was third overall and first female. Click here for age groups. Results courtesy of Right on Time Productions.

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