Jon Clark Wins 2012 Mt. Wilson Trail Race – Updated

Originally Posted 1:08pm, 5/26/12, Most recent update, 7:05am, 5/31/12, links to photos and videos below - Thirty-eight year old Jon Clark of Rancho Santa Margarita won the Mt. Wilson Trail Race, with a time of1:02:53.  Michelle Barton of Laguna Niguel was the first female overall, with a time of 1:19:38.  She was 26th overall.  Sixteen year-old Sierra Madrean Aaron Zambrano placed second, with a time of 1:03:45, and Eli Rodriguez (no city listed) came in third, with a time of 1:04:09.  Miraya Vargas (no city listed) was the second place female, with a time of 1:24:51, and Sierra Madre’s Trish Marshall was in third place among the women, with a time of1:25:01.

The 46th running of the Mt. Wilson Trail Race, during the 104th anniversary year of the original in 1908, featured about 325 runners, 73 of them from Sierra Madre.  The runner that came the furthest was from Atlanta, GA, and  runners ranged in age from 13 years old to 84.

 A big thank you to Teri Buchanan for letting me use her great picture of the start of the race.

From the City: 

Top 5 Overall Male Runners:

  • 1st – Jon Clark
  • 2nd – Aaron Zambrano
  • 3rd – Eli Rodriguez
  • 4th – Robert Brandt
  • 5th – Alan Reynolds

Top 5 Overall Female Runners:

  • 1st – Michelle Barton
  • 2nd – Mireya Vargas
  • 3rd – Trish Marshall
  • 4th – Lori Zanteson
  • 5th – Donna Walters

Top 5 Sierra Madre Male Residents:

  • 1st – Aaron Zambrano
  • 2nd – Simon Cooper
  • 3rd – John Vandevelde
  • 4th – Patrick Rini
  • 5th – Jim Liston

Top 5 Sierra Madre Female Residents:

  • 1st – Trish Marshall
  • 2nd – Monya Moyer
  • 3rd – Jill Liston
  • 4th – Shannon Vandevelde
  • 5th – Rika Saito

Top 3 Couple Teams:

  • 1st – John and Shannon Vandevelde
  • 2nd – Jim and Jill Liston
  • 3rd – Michael and Christine Lopez

Top 3 Family Teams:

  • 1st – John Howard and John Howard III
  • 2nd – Wayne and Robert Brandt
  • 3rd – Aaron and Matt Duda

Mt. Wilson Trail Race Main Page

2012 Complete Race Results – http://results.bazumedia.com/event/results/event/event-1304
2012 Pre-Race Photos, Start of Race video
2012 Kids Fun Run/Miscellaneous Event Photos and Video
2012 Race Finish Photos, Page 1 - Finish positions 1 – 18 overall
2012 Race Finish Photos, Page 2 - Finish positions 19 – 46 overall
2012 Race Finish Photos, Page 3- Finish positions 47 – 74 overall
2012 Race Finish Photos, Page 4 - Finish positions 73 – 102 overall
2012 Race Finish Photos, Page 5
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2012 Race Finish Photos, Page 9
2012 Race Finish Photos, Page 10

Comments (3)

 

  1. Bill Coburn says:

    My apologies to Craig K. It appears I accidentally deleted your comment, which, if I remember correctly, praised the organization of the race? Please feel free to repost, and I apologize for the need to do so.

  2. Bill Coburn says:

    Good point. Thanks.

  3. Proof Reader says:

    Bill,
    The clock is right n the picture, looks like ~1:03 to me.
    What a great finish!