Eversman wins Gold Discovery Run

FAIRBANKS, AK-In Sunday's Gold Discover Run Chris Eversman finished in first. The former Eielson raven and Nanook finished in one hour 34 minutes and 20 seconds. Eversman also won the Run of the Valkyries earlier this month.

Devin McDowell (1:38:18) was second and Matias Saari (1:40:13) was third. Andrew Schirack (1:42:58) and Roger Sayre (1:46:25) were the top five men.

For the women Melissa Lewis came in at one hour 55 minutes and 19 seconds to win the women's division. Former North Pole Patriot and rising senior at UAA, Christi Schmitz was second coming in 40 seconds later.

She was followed by Christi Haupert (2:01:45), Davya Flaharty (2:05:53) and Anna Worden (2:06:43).

There were 139 runners in this year's race. The Gold Discovery Run is part of the 8 race Flint Hills Cup Series. The next race is the Santa Claus Half-Marathon on August 3.