a hoard of runners takes off from the start of the June 15, sixth-annual White Salmon Backyard Half.
The sixth-annual White Salmon Backyard Half Marathon drew 399 registered runners last weekend for the 11.5-mile trail run starting and finishing in White Salmon and venturing on to the muddy single-track trails overlooking the Columbia River. The event, a fundraiser for Columbia High School Cross Country, drew nearly 100 more runners than last year and was hailed a success by organizers and participants.
Below are top 15 placers who registered Hood River as their hometown:
Jonathan Graca: 23rd, 2:00:30
Calum Robertson: 31st, 2:02:06
Gary Daubenspeck: 34th, 2:03:20
Becky Brun: 37th, 2:03:56
Stephen King: 39th, 2:05:19
Ryan Dubina: 60th, 2:11:25
Jer Camarata: 83rd, 2:20:37
Chris Gilbert: 84th, 2:20:40
Ben Iremonger: 86th, 2:20:48
Erick Haynie: 116th, 2:27:19
Sara Snyder: 118th; Kimberly Humann: 131st; Elia Hernandez: 164th; Denise Stetson: 177th; Nicole Bassett: 183rd