Allie Ostrander finishes 16th at the United States Outdoor Track and Field Championships; Eagle River’s Devyn Williams puts on a perfect game at USBC Open Championships

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By Josh Roseau

Updated: 4 hours ago Published: 4 hours ago

Soldotna’s Allie Ostrander took another big step on her comeback journey on Sunday when her strong finish in the women’s 5,000 meters produced a 16th place result at the United States Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

It was his third competitive run in the past year since returning from leave to seek treatment for an eating disorder. She clocked a time of 16:12.03 after running a pair of 5k under 16 minutes at Freihofer’s Run for Women and Portland Track Festival earlier in June.

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Ostrander paced to finish somewhere within 20 seconds for most of the race before shifting into high gear for the final 1,000 meters. His time of 2:58.70 on this stretch was the 12th fastest in the peloton and his final 400 meters of 1:08.02 was 10th fastest.

Alaskan Balls Perfect Game in Championships

In her United States Bowling Congress Open Championships debut, Eagle River native Devyn Williams shot a perfect 300 in the tournament last week at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event kicked off in March and will run until July 18 and will feature over 50,000 bowlers from around the world.

His 12 straight strikes marked the 38th perfect game of the tournament and he rode games of 197 and 258 to finish in singles with a streak of 755. Williams finished with a total of 2,032 all-round runs in the open. division after adding 653 in doubles and 624 in team.

The Posies women’s cycling series ends

The Arctic Bike Club concluded its annual Posies women’s cycling series last Thursday. The stage race was held over a two-week period between Anchorage and Eagle River.

The first stage was a time trial at Moose Run on June 14, the second was a hill climb on Potter Drive on June 16, the third was a criterium race at Gruening Middle School on June 21, and the final stage was a road race. on Ruff Road on JBER on June 23.

The women’s A category is made up of experienced riders and outstanding cyclist Amber Stull from Anchorage who finished atop the elite standings with a time of 2:54:05. Emily Schmieg won Women’s Division B and Women’s Division C was won by Pamela Tittle.

Nearly a dozen records set at Yukon River Quest

The 2022 Yukon River Quest saw 10 paddling marathon records broken, including Men’s Stand Up Paddleboarding, Men’s Solo Canoe, Women’s Tandem Canoe, Men’s Tandem Kayak, Women’s Tandem Kayak, Canoe for four people for men, the canoe for four people for women, the mixed canoe for four people and a half quest.

Australian Lincoln Dews won the men’s SUP with a record time of 47:46:32. The team named Every Child Matters won the canoe four category with a record time of 50:23:11.

The four-man canoe team, Something Else Entirely with members from Yukon and Ontario, crossed the finish line in Dawson City in 39:08:12 to beat the previous record of 39:32:43 established by the Kisseynew team in 2008. .

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