Aussie wins LOViT 100Mile run

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    Hunter Dodd won the LOViT Endurance Run 100 mile race with a time of 21 hours 52 minutes 34 seconds. Pictured left to right: LOViT 100 overall men’s winners Paul Schoenlaub (3rd in 23:44:24), Dale Humphrey (2nd in 23:37:55), Hunter Dodds (1st in 21:52:34), and Race Organizer Dustin Speer. Photos provided by Rachel Speer
    Hunter Dodd won the LOViT Endurance Run 100 mile race with a time of 21 hours 52 minutes 34 seconds. Pictured left to right: LOViT 100 overall men’s winners Paul Schoenlaub (3rd in 23:44:24), Dale Humphrey (2nd in 23:37:55), Hunter Dodds (1st in 21:52:34), and Race Organizer Dustin Speer.
    Photos provided by Rachel Speer

    LOViT TRAIL – Aussie, Hunter Dodds ran 100 grueling miles in less than 22 hours to win the 100 mile portion of 2016 Lake Ouachita Vista Trail Endurance Run. Chris Ho of North Little Rock ran 100 kilometers in just over 10 hours to win the 100K competition.
    There were 18 runners who completed the 100 mile race. A feat that required them to meet intermediate times at four checkpoints throughout the race. They were also required to finish the race in 34 hours or less.
    Hunter Dodds, 38 years old from Bilgola Plateau, AUS, ran the course in 21 hours 52 minutes and 34 seconds to earn top honors in the 100 mile race. Consistency was the key for the winner who started the race at a pace of 11 minutes 23 seconds in the first leg of the race and finished the race with pace of 13 minutes seven seconds per mile.
    Second place went to Dale Humphrey of Ely Minn. Who ran the course in 23 hours 37 minutes and 55 seconds. He finished the race at a pace of 14 minutes 10 seconds per mile.

    Justin Speer, event organizer, stands with Susan Donnelly, left, who was the fastest women’s finisher in the LOViT Run 100 mile race with a time of 27 hours 28 minutes 20 seconds. Photo provided by Rachel Speer
    Dustin Speer, event organizer, stands with Susan Donnelly, left, who was the fastest women’s finisher in the LOViT Run 100 mile race with a time of 27 hours 28 minutes 20 seconds.
    Photo provided by Rachel Speer

    Paul Schoenlaub of St. Joseph, MO finished in third with a time of 23 hours 44 minutes and 24 seconds. He finished the race at a pace of 14 minutes 14 seconds per mile.
    Susan Donnelly, 53 years old from Oak Ridge, TN, was the fastest women’s finisher with a time of 27 hours 28 minutes and 20 seconds.

    LOViT 100k overall winners pictured from left to right: Carmen Cheadle (1st woman in 11:30:42), Andrea Hutchins (2nd woman in 13:17:18), Event Organizer Justin Speer andChris Ho (1st overall in 10:24:27). Photo provided by Rachel Speer
    LOViT 100k overall winners pictured from left to right: Carmen Cheadle (1st woman in 11:30:42), Andrea Hutchins (2nd woman in 13:17:18), Event Organizer Dustin Speer andChris Ho (1st overall in 10:24:27).
    Photo provided by Rachel Speer

    Chris Ho led the field in the 100K, finishing the 60 mile course in 10 hours 24 minutes 47 seconds. Ho finished the race with a 10 minute 24 second pace per mile as he led a total of 30 runners who finished the 100K course.
    Mike Soltys of Omaha, Neb. Finished second with a time of 10 hours 30 minutes 46 seconds at a pace of 10 minutes 30 seconds per mile.
    Justin Franklin of Collinsville, Okla. finished third with a time of 10 hours 50 minutes 10 seconds at a pace of 10 minutes 50 seconds.
    Carmen Cheadle of Fayetteville, Ark. Was the top female finisher with a time of 11 hours 30 minutes 42 seconds. She finished with a pace of 11 minutes 30 seconds per mile.
    The race organizers also recognized the last finishers with an Iron Will award for perseverance. The Iron Will winner in the 100 mile race was Aubrey Callahan with a time of 33 hours 45 minutes 58 seconds. Dat Le was the Iron Will winner in the 100K with a time of 18 hours 19 minutes 47 seconds. Each of the Iron Will winners will receive a 50 percent discount on their entry fee next year.
    There were 25 participants in the 100 mile race this year and 37 in the 100K.
    Participants and times:
    100 mile
    Finished – Hunter Dodds (21:52:34), Dale Humphrey (23:37:55), Paul Schoenlaub (23:44:24), Scott Newcomer (24:31:17), Tyler Wilkerson (25:26:52); Jason Willits (26:44:42), Susan Donnelly (27:28:20), Adam Stoddard (28:14:58), Randy Windle (29:07:58), Bill James (29:28:24), Jason Armitage (29:28:24), Gerardo Ramirez (29:41:42), Kurt Hauser (29:45:31), Paul Turner (30:34:58), Joshua Sun (32:12:58), Brandon Allen (33:08:58), Rusty Harvey (33:08:58), Aubrey Callahan (33:45:58).
    Dropped – Kimmy Riley (65 miles 19:50:25), Jim Sweatt (65 miles 20:17:09), James Gaston (65 miles 20:37:42), Rene Villalobos (62 miles 20:50:44), Ben Mansur (58 miles 17:32:57), Shannon McDowell (47 miles 12:44:57), Tim Boggs (19 miles 04:28:39).
    100K
    Finished – Chris Ho (10:24:47), Mike Soltys (10:30:46), Justin Franklin (10:50:10), Carmen Cheadle (11:30:42), Brett Nguyen (12:23:56), Tomas Kazokas (12:44:07), Jordan Humphrey (13:15:51), Andrea Hutchins (13:17:18), TJ Grady (14:01:25), Scott Huston (14:04:48), Joshua Scherrey (14:17:47), George Peterka (14:24:47), Holly Huston (14:29:47), Mehdi Rexha (14:58:47), Tamara Shuler (14:58:47), Justin Cloar (15:09:47), Bailee Wilkerson (15:14:47), Carrie Tracy (15:25:47), Michael Westbrooks (15:25:47), Steve Griffin (15:40:47), Cliff Ferren (15:54:47), Robert Misener (16:11:47), Ellen Rowe (16:11:47), Kelsey Regan (16:14:47), Marty Regan (16:14:47),Scott Brannam (17:14:47), Bill Ellmore (17:14:47), Angel Liberg (17:14:47), Johnny Eagles (18:19:47), at Le (18:19:47)
    Dropped – Benjamin Grimes (48 miles 15:50:47), Deb Baker (37 miles 07:49:00), Luke Reynolds (37 miles 08:03:22), Dave Clayton (37 miles 09:07:51), Karen Knudsen (27 miles 09:18:36), Alison Yacobozzi (23 miles 07:06:41), Tom Burrell (12 miles 03:05:54)