Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Eppie’s Great Race Sets Record

A wonderful Parkway event that brings people from all over to the banks of the American, set a participation record this year, as reported by the Rancho Cordova Post.

An excerpt.

“The 37th annual Eppie’s Great Race enjoyed record participation today with 2,092 athletes competing in the popular summer event. The last record was set in 1988 with 2,006 race participants.

“Winner’s of this year’s event include:

“Ironman: Vic Vicari, 51, Sacramento (1:44:24)
“Ironwoman: Nicole Young, 39, Cameron Park (2:02:30)

“Eppie’s Great Race consists of a 5.82-mile run, 12.5-mile cycle and a 6.35-mile paddle on a racecourse located on and along the American River in Sacramento and Rancho Cordova.”