Kristen Wilburn, left, Lily St. Andre, Michelle Hunter and Becky Jones keep a great pace during a past Paiute Meadows Trail Run race. File photo

2017 Paiute Meadows Trail Run a success

On Saturday, May 13, runners from around the area traveled near and far to take part in the annual Paiute Meadows Trail Run at Susanville Ranch Park.

The event hosted a 50K, a half marathon, a 4.5-mile race and a 1-mile run for children.

The 50K did not see any Lassen County locals compete, but plenty were scattered throughout the trail to spread encouragement to the many runners facing the challenge.

The 50K had a total of 41 runners. The first male finisher and the first to finish overall was Paul Smith from Chico, California with a time of 4:29:08.70. The first female finisher and the second to finish overall was Beverley Anderson-Abbs from Sacramento with a time of 5:07:12.98.

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The half marathon saw 17 competitors from Lassen County.

Paul Smith runs diligently in the Paiute Meadows Trail Run 50K on Saturday, May 13. Photo by Ashley Grogan

Susanville’s Ryan Rodd was first to finish the race overall with his time of 1:52:53.52. Along with being awarded for the first overall male runner to finish, he was also the recipient of the first place finish for his age group.

Michael Blaschak, another Susanville resident, was the fifth male finisher with a time of 2:11:17.57. He earned second in his age group.

Dustin Osborn, of Susanville, was the seventh overall male finisher with a time of 2:18:37.46. He was first to finish in his age group.

Aaron Johnson, of Susanville, was the 17th male runner to finish with a time of 2:32:55.26. He finished second in his age group.

Marty Vandusseldorp, of Susanville, was the 20th male finisher with a time of 2:39:39.89. He finished third in his age group.

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Martin Balding, of Susanville, finished 29th of the male runners with a time of 3:08:20.02. He was the first finisher of his age group.

David McConnell, of Susanville, finished 31st of the male runners with a time of 3:10:48.82. He finished third in his age group.

Mike Major, of Susanville, was the 33rd male finisher with a time of 3:25:39.87. He finished seventh of his age group.

Rod McCollough, of Susanville, was the 34th male to finish with a time of 3:52:23.61. He was the fourth finisher of his age group.

The first Lassen County female runner to finish the half marathon was Tyanna Blaschak, from Susanville. She finished seventh of the overall female runners with a time of 2:22:15.84. She was fourth to finish of her age group.

Rocklin Albonico is the first Lassen County finisher of the Paiute Meadows 4.5-mile trail run, and the second finisher overall. He finishes the race with a time of 34 minutes and 9 seconds. Photo by Ashley Grogan

Lisa Marie Urquizu, of Susanville, was the 14th overall female runner to finish the race with a time of 2:29:06.32. She was the second finisher of her age group.

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Jeannie Huber, of Susanville, finished 17th of the female runners with a time of 2:33:40.69. She was third to finish in her age group.

Stacy Clark, of Susanville, was the 22nd female finisher with a time of 2:40:41.06. She was third to finish in her age group.

Nancy Heffner, of Susanville, was the 31st female runner to finish the race with a time of 3:03:30.47. She was the seventh to finish of her age group.

Genevieve Antognazzi, of Westwood, was the 36th female finisher with a time of 3:12:11.58. She was the 10th finisher in her age group.

Monica Major, Susanville, was the 41st finisher of the female runners with a time of 3:25:40.40. She was the seventh to finish of her age group.

Kimberly Michel, from Janesville, finished 42nd of the female runners with a time of 3:27:42.43. She was the sixth to finish in her age group.

The 4.5-mile trail run had 34 runners from Lassen County.

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The first Lassen County finisher of the 4.5-mile run was Rocklin Albonico, of Susanville, with a time of 34:09.00. He was the first finisher of his age group as well – males between ages 5 and 9 years.

Nick Albonico, Susanville, finished fourth of the male runners with a time of 34:48.03. He was the first of his age group to finish.

Michael Rivas, Susanville, finished fifth of the male runners with a time of 34:56.53. He was the first to finish in his age group.

Silas Rojas, Susanville, finished sixth of the male runners with a time of 35:23.86. He was the first finisher of his age group.

Stefano Richichi, Susanville, was the 11th male finisher with a time of 40:44.78. He was the first to finish in his age group.

Daniel Lipp, Westwood, finished 13th of the male runners with a time of 41:55.50. He was the third of his age group to finish.

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Michael Rivas is the fifth finisher of the 4.5-mile trail run with a final time of 34 minutes and 56 seconds. Photo by Ashley Grogan

Nick Dominguez, Susanville, was the 17th male finisher with a time of 44:39.31. He was the third to finish in his age group.

Tim Pass, Janesville, finished 19th of the male runners with a time of 4454.85. He finished third in his age group.

James Stevens, Susanville, was the 20th male finisher with a time of 45:50.87. He was the third to finish in his age group.

Danny Davidson, Susanville, was the 26th male finisher with a time of 52:06.60. He was the second to finish in his age group – males between ages 10 and 14 years.

Joshua Blackburn, of Susanville, finished 27th of the male runners with a time of 52:34.18. He was the fifth to finish in his age group.

John Dozier, of Susanville, was the 28th male finisher with a time of 54:00.22. He was the first to finish in his age group.

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The first overall female finisher of the 4.5-mile trail run was Susanville’s Mary Cizin with a time of 36:52.68. She was also the first finisher of her age group – females between ages 15 and 19 years.

Tiffany Russell, of Susanville, was the fifth female finisher with a time of 40:52.57. She finished first in her age group.

Ashlee Albonico, of Susanville, was the sixth female finisher with a time of 41:08.69. She was also the first finisher of her age group – females between ages 10 and 14 years.

Jessica Hinojosa, of Susanville, was the eighth female finisher with a time of 42:36.02. He was the first to finish in her age group as well.

Kay Runyon, of Janesville, was the 10th female finisher with a time of 43:29.10. She was the first to finish of her age group.

Coline Beyer, of Westwood, finished 15th of the female runners with a time of 47:02.70. She was the second finisher of her age group.

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Sadie Albonico, of Susanville, finished 27th of the female runners with a time of 51:11.33. She was the sixth finisher of her age group.

Megan Betti, of Janesville, was the 28th female finisher with a time of 51:22.24. She was the third to finish of her age group.

Patricia Monath, of Susanville, finished 29th of the female runners with a time of 52:12.68. He finished fifth in her age group.

Christina Blackburn, of Susanville, was the 30th female finisher with a time of 52:34.33. She finished fourth of her age group.

Megan Maytum, of Susanville, finished 31st for the female runners with a time of 52:46.32. She was the fifth finisher of her age group.

Cheryl Phillips, of Susanville, was the 34th female finisher with a time of 52:58.33. She was the sixth to finish in her age group.

Julie Kirack, of Susanville, finished 35th of the female runners with a time of 53:38.97. She was the fifth to finish in her age group.

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Autumn Paine, of Susanville, finished 38th of the female runners with a time of 54:24.29. She finished fourth of her age group.

Jamie McMullen, of Susanville, was the 39th female finisher with a time of 54:37.30. She was the fifth finisher of her age group.

Jennifer Peterson, of Susanville, finished 40th of the female runners with a time of 55:20.46. She was the second to finish in her age group.

Rhea Giannotti, of Susanville, finished 46th of the female runners with a time of 1:03:50.40. She was ninth to finish of her age group.

Becky Jones, of Susanville, was the 47th female finisher with a time of 1:07:26.35. She finished fourth of her age group.

Michelle Hunter, of Susanville, was the 48th female finisher and the fifth finisher of her age.

Lily St. Andre, of Susanville, finished 49th for the female runners and sixth for those in her age group with a time of 1:07:28.37.

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Kristen Wilburn, of Susanville, finished 50th of the female runners with a time of 1:07:28.51. She was the seventh to finish of her age group.

Shelley Hausauer, of Susanville, finished 54th of the overall female runners and ninth of her age group with a time of 1:16:38.04.