Josh Chelf wins 100 km Homer Epic; Jill Simek is top woman finisher

In the Homer Epic held last Saturday, bicyclist Josh Chelf won the 100 km event with a time of 6 hours, 21 minutes and 30 seconds. Jill Simek was the top woman finisher and second-place overall, finshing just 6 seconds behind Chelf with a time of 6:21:36, also biking. Thirty contestants raced in 50k and 100k events on skis or bikes starting from McNeil Canyon Elementary School.

Homer Epic results

First Name Last Name dist [km] cat gender Blue Shed 1 McNeil Blue Shed 2 finish time to finish place

Josh Chelf 100 Bike M 8:55 11:35:50 12:34 14:22:00 6:21:30 1 M B 100

Jill Simek 100 Bike F 9:02 11:14:15 12:18 14:22:06 6:21:36 1 F B 100

Amber Bethe 100 Bike F 8:58 11:11:15 12:19 14:22:40 6:22:10 2 F B 100

Megan Chelf 100 Bike F 8:55 11:40:55 12:40 14:32:31 6:32:01 3 F B 100

Martin Renner 100 Bike M 8:58 11:13:32 12:28 14:49:50 6:49:20 2 M B 100

Joshua Mumm 100 Ski M 9:09 11:22:10 12:38 14:55:00 6:54:30 1 M S 100

Matt Tanaka 100 Bike M 9:07 11:39:04 13:17 16:18:27 8:17:57 3 M B 100

Eric Thomason 100 Bike M 8:58 12:53:20 14:47 17:21:17 9:20:47

Nathan Kincaid 100 Bike M 9:20 12:02:00 13:55 17:36:50 9:36:20

Ezra Gutschow 100 Bike M 9:39 12:37:16 14:21 18:08:05 10:07:35

Brian Marang 100 Ski M 9:43 12:58:10 15:11 18:56:20 10:55:50 2 M S 100

Mary Simondsen 100 Bike F 9:39 13:39:07 15:53 21:12:20 13:11:50

Matthew Johnson 100 Ski M 9:47 13:52:24 16:35 21:37:00 13:36:30 3 M S 100

Cameron Johnson 100 Ski M 9:48 13:52:23 16:35 21:37:10 13:36:40

Liz Turner 100 Ski F 9:51 13:55:23 16:36 21:37:20 13:36:50 1 F S 100

Vallen Bee 100 Ski M 9:51 13:55:24 16:36 21:37:20 13:36:50

Aurora Agee 100 Ski F 9:52 14:02:33 16:52 21:57:12 13:56:42 2 F S 100

Meghan Dooley 100 Ski F 9:52 14:02:42 16:52 21:57:47 13:57:17 3 F S 100

Bobette Rowe 100 Bike F 9:24 12:08:05 DNF

Heather Moon 100 Bike F 9:40 12:53:20 DNF

Lisl Coady 100 Ski F 10:52 17:20:07 DNF

Jan Spurkland 100 Ski M 9:10 11:35:20 DNF

Greg Mills 100 Ski M 10:52 17:20:07 DNF

Cathe Grosshandler 50 Bike F 9:07 11:42:35 3:42:05 1 F B 50

Kali Gosser 50 Bike F 9:42 13:01:15 5:00:45 2 F B 50

Brian Kramp 50 Ski M 9:47 13:08:11 5:07:41 1 M S 50

Wesley Jones 50 Bike M 9:33 13:24:00 5:23:30 1 M B 50

Kathryn Ostrom 50 Bike F 9:43 13:31:15 5:30:45 3 F B 50

Robert Ostrom 50 Bike M 9:43 13:31:15 5:30:45 2 M B 50

Chuck Slagle 50 Bike M 9:58 14:31:49 6:31:19 3 M B 50

Lila Johnson 50 Run F 10:18 15:21:38 7:21:08 1 F R 50

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