Saturday August 6th, 2016
Distance: Half Marathon
If you love a run in the country this is the place. Weather is kept temperate due its proximity to the pacific ocean. There's plenty of pure oxygen from one of California's best west coast growing areas, and it's not just grapes. This beautiful rolling hill 1/2 marathon course goes from Soledad Mission to Pessagno Winery. Just South of Salinas. Everything a runner could want in a race.
Celebrate the beauty of the Salinas Valley while experiencing the influence of cool coastal air from the Monterey Bay along our rolling 13.1 mile course. Runners and walkers start at the historic Soledad Mission, and then wind through lush row crops and vineyards at the foot of the beautiful Saint Lucia Mountains along Foothill and River Roads. Participants cross the finish line at Pessagno Winery where a spectacular finish festival awaits them. Finish Festival. The course is USATF Certified (certification # CA10002TK).
|Male||1:10:24||CRISTIAN SORATOS||22||SALINAS, CA|
|2nd Male||1:10:54||MICHAEL RAMIREZ||20||SALINAS, CA|
|3rd Male||1:15:37||EDGAR BONILLA||18||KING CITY, CA|
|4th Male||1:16:02||JUSTIN CARRANCHO||20||WATSONVILLE, CA|
|Female||1:23:28||AMY JOHNSTON||22||SALINAS, CA|
|2nd Female||1:25:58||SHAWNA WINNEGAR||24||ALBUQUERQUE, NM|
|3rd Female||1:27:04||STEPHANIE HAMM||36||ATASCADERO, CA|
|4th Female||1:29:49||LAN CLAYTON||47||SALINAS, CA|
|M 40-49||1:18:04||JAIR SANCHEZ LAGUNES||41||SEASIDE, CA|
|M 50-59||1:23:07||RAYMOND RODRIGUEZ||53||LOS BANOS, CA|
|M 60-69||1:28:34||PATRICK MOSS||60||FRESNO, CA|
|M 70+||1:52:29||DAVE CORTEZ||70||SALINAS, CA|
|F 40-49||1:29:49||LAN CLAYTON||47||SALINAS, CA|
|F 50-59||1:39:02||LINDA SERENO||55||SALINAS, CA|
|F 60-69||2:00:15||MARTI MENZ||60||MORGAN HILL, CA|
|F 70+||2:41:05||CAROL TURNER||70||NEWARK, CA|
Cristian Soratos and Amy Johnston, both from Salinas, Calif., were the men’s and women’s winners, Sat., Aug. 1, at the Salinas Valley Half-Marathon in Soledad, Calif.
Soratos, who’s 22, ran 1:10:24 to finish 30 seconds ahead of Michael Ramirez, 20, also of Salinas, who was the runner-up in 1:10:54.
Edgar Bonilla, 18, of King City, Calif., was third in 1:15:37.
In the women’s race, Johnston, who’s also 22, ran 1:23:28 to finish 2 1/2 minutes ahead of the runner-up, Shawna Winnegar, 24, of Albuquerque, N. Mex., who clocked 1:25:58.
Stephanie Hamm, 36, of Atascadero, Calif., was third in 1:27:04.
This race is run on beautiful rolling terrain in the wine country south of Salinas on the central California coast.