Winter Classic XC results and photos

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Despite the incredibly warm weather this weekend, it’s no surprise the fields for the Flatirons Running Winter Classic XC were a little smaller than normal. That’s because many of the local elite athletes were just returning from training camps preparing for the Olympic Marathon Trials in two weeks. But that didn’t stop former CU Buff teammates and training partners Joe Bosshard and Andy Wacker from taking it to each other on the challenging cross country course at Harlow Platts Park this morning. Chris Leiferman rounded out the top 3 in the men’s field of 39. Earlier in the women’s race, Melissa Dock, Rachel Gioscia-Ryan, and Sarah Vaughn were the top 3 among the 22 women who ran.

Top Results from the Flatirons Running Winter Classic XC Race


  1. Melissa Dock 25:00
  2. Rachel Gioscia-Ryan 25:37
  3. Sara Vaughn 27:22
  4. Christen Brown 27:56
  5. Laura Bruess 28:48
  6. Gabby Glime 29:30
  7. Kris Leader 29:48
  8. Vicki Hunter 31:50
  9. Brittany Hinz 36:57
  10. Kim Van Wagner 37:19


  1. Joe Bosshard 20:56
  2. Andy Wacker 21:25
  3. Chris Leiferman 22:27
  4. Joe Zamadics 23:07
  5. Paolo Natali 23:18
  6. Taylor Hannegan 23:47
  7. Steven Zawaski 23:59
  8. Kennett Peterson 24:39
  9. Dan Greer 26:38
  10. Rick Bruess 26:47

Full results posted here.

Photos from the Men’s Winter Classic XC race

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