Leah Thorvilson Absolutely Demolishes Frisco Railroad Run 50 Mile Run

Leah Thorvilson destroyed the Frisco Railroad Run 50 Mile Race on April 28, 2012 in Williard, Missouri with a blazing time of 6:00:31.  Second place was a complete hour behind her.

Thorvilson’s time is believed to be a new course record and is easily the new female course record.

According to UltraRunning Leah’s time is the fourth fastest 50 miler by a female ever behind only Ann Trason, Donna Perkins, and Marcy Schwam.

Second place went to another female, Karen Plucinski, with a time of 7:00:44.

A dude finally placed in third with Pete Kostenlnick (7:16:51).

2012 Frisco Railroad 50 Mile Race Results

  1. Leah Thorvilson – 6:00:31
  2. Karen Plucinski – 7:00:44
  3. Pete Kostenlnick – 7:16:51
  4. Kyle Clouston – 7:48:53
  5. Jeff Jones – 8:51:52
  6. Ron Ayers – 9:03:23
  7. John Allen – 9:05:41
  8. Stacie Shaver – 9:19:17
  9. Nick Haydn – 9:24:30
  10. Cliff Ferren – 9:32:22

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Joshua Holmes has completed 253 marathons/ultramarathons while running 100+ miles 49 including races such as the Badwater 135 (6x), Western States 100, The Last Annual Vol State 500K (3x). He is the founder of Run It Fast, the most driven club on the planet. His favorite races to date are the Vol State 500K, Badwater 135, Barkley Fall Classic, Catalina Eco Marathon, Chimera 100, Across The Years, Savage Gulf Trail Marathon, Strolling Jim 40 Miler, Tunnel Hill 100, RUTS, EC100 and the Flying Monkey Marathon in his home state of Tennessee. Follow @bayou Follow @joshuaholmes on Instagram

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