Greg Armstrong Wins the 2014 Black Diamond 40 Miler (Results)

Greg Armstrong 2014 Black Diamond 40 Miler Winner

The Black Diamond 40 Miler

Castilian Springs native Greg Armstrong won the Black Diamond 40 Miler on November 28, 2014 finishing with a time of 5:46:21. He was able to hold off Joshua Holmes who finished in second place with a time of 5:53:15.

Third place went to ultramarathon newbie Randy Broadway with a time of 6:38:20.

The win for Armstrong was his second run of the course as he arrived at midnight, in freezing temperatures, and ran the course by himself for a warmup as part of his training for the Desert Solstice 24 Hour on December 14th.

Christy Scott was the first female across the line in 6:41:48, fourth overall. Second place went to Kendra Schoffstall in 7:26:31 and third place was held down by Beiyi Zheng in 8:36:46.

2014 Black Diamond 40 Miler Results
1. Greg Armstrong – 5:46:21
2. Joshua Holmes – 5:53:15
3. Randy Broadway – 6:38:20
4. Christy Scott (1st Female) – 6:41:48
5. Anthony Ohrey – 6:54:13
6. Danny Staggs – 7:22:25
7. Kendra Schoffstall (2nd Female) – 7:26:31
8. Kevin Gerteisen – 7:26:31
9. Rob Philip – 7:28:10
10. Beiyi Zheng (3rd Female) – 8:36:46
11. Amanda Staggs – 8:55:53
12. Sandy Staggs – 8:55:53
13. David Oglesby – 8:58:10
14. Daniel Wilson – 9:21:35
15. Diane Taylor – 10:35:21
DNF – Chris Estes (mi31)
DNS – David Wingard, Bill Wells, Israel Chaffin, James Barnard, Sulaiman Seriki

The Black Diamond 40 Miler Relay Race

The Black Diamond 40 Miler Relay was won by the team Just a Blur III, consisting of Steven Reagan, Shayne Fawcett, Klyne Fawcett, and Cody Whitehead, with a blitzkrieg time of 4:30:11 which easily set a new course record.

2014 Black Diamond 40 Mile Relay Results
1. Just a Blur III – 4:30:15 (CR)
2. Asphalt Runners – 5:37:08
3. Black Diamond Over 40’s – 5:38:55
4. Lenahan Learning (2 person) – 5:47:38
5. The Fab 40’s – 6:09:56

2014 Double Black Diamond 40 Miler Starter Photo

The Double Black Diamond 40 Miler

Nashville’s Francesca Muccini won the Double Black Diamond 40 Miler on November 29, 2014 with a time of 6:30:43.  Joshua Holmes finished second once again with a time of 6:41:36 on his second day of running the 40 Mile race. Third place went to Illinois native Heather Zeigler in 6:45:33.

2014 Double Black Diamond 40 Miler Results
1. Francesca Muccini – 6:30:43 (1st female)
2. Joshua Holmes – 6:41:36 (1st male, Day 2 B2B 40s)
3. Heather Zeigler – 6:45:33 (2nd female)
4. John Leighton – 8:02:35 (2nd male)
5. Kevin Gerteisen – 8:11:53 (3rd male, Day 2 B2B 40s)
6. Kendra Schoffstall – 8:11:53 (3rd female, Day 2 B2B 40s)
7. Joseph Nance – 8:23:24
8. Diane Bolton – 9:18:38
9. Rob Apple – 9:18:38
10. Terri Durbin – 9:52:28
11. Steve Durbin – 9:52:28
12. Mary ‘Vickie’ McDonald – 10:40:28
13. Diane Taylor – 12:25:17 (Day 2, B2B 40s)

DNS – Bill Baker, Anthony Ohrey, David Wingard, Bill Wells, Israel Chaffin

Four runners ran both the Black Diamond 40 Miler and Double Black Diamond 40 Miler including Holmes, Kendra Schoffstall, Kevin Gerteisen, and Diane Taylor.

 

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Joshua Holmes has completed 197 marathons/ultramarathons while running 100+ miles 43 including races such as the Badwater 135, Western States 100, The Last Annual Vol State 500K (3x). 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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