Fast Times & Records Highlight 2010 Vasaloppet

Sunday, February 14th, 2010 at 2:28 pm

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Several new records and fast times were the highlights of the 2010 Mora Vasaloppet.  Molly Watkins, 19, of Minneapolis won the Women’s 42K in record time, 2:13:37.   Records were also set in the Men’s 42K and Women’s 35K. Matt Leibsch, 26, of Plymouth repeated as the Men’s 58k champion and did so by almost 1:30 better than last year.  Over 2,000 skiers participated in the various Vasaloppet races.

Winners:

42K

Molly Watkins, 19, Minneapolis

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Evan Pengelly, 30, Plymouth *Record

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58K

Kristina Owen, 25, Houghton, MI

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Matt Leibsch, 26, Plymouth

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35K

Nathan Porath, 27, Red Wing

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Mary Beth Tuttle, 46, Pine Springs *Record

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