Now it’s spring. The 13th edition of the Mud, Sweat and Beers offered up a perfect day in the woods. Featuring one of the most stacked Elite fields in the race’s history and a blistering fast course, there were plenty of great races all morning long.
The GLORI squad filled the front row with Kyan Olshove, Garrett Jenema, Drew Cummins and Coach Justin Morris lined up next to Earl Hillaker, John Burmeister and a slew of other top favorites.
Olshove, defending champion and even faster this year, was clear with Jenema early. Olshove would go on to repeat his 2022 win, with Jenema giving GLORI a 1-2. Jonathan Myer made it a youthful podium with an average age of 20.
John Burmeister led home the dad crowd in fourth, with Earl Hillaker rounding out the top 5.
Emma Schwab knows MSB cold, and it showed. She doubled-down on climb out of Mt. Holiday and built a steady lead of more than five minutes before the halfway mark, tucking in with a mix of Expert and Elite men to consolidate her advantage. Tory Cane never gave up the fight, holding off Abigail Jean to take second. Charlotte Wright-Rosinkski and Valerie Hyrman rounded out the top five.
Check out the full 2023 Mud, Sweat and Beers results.
The race now raised more than $700,000 for Mt. Holiday, the non-profit ski hill and outdoor center where the event starts and finishes. Learn more about Mt. Holiday and its role in the community!
We’ve got the Less Cancer Bike Ride on the dance card for June 10. Proceeds from the event support Less Cancer, a non-profit committed to prioritizing cancer prevention through education, advocacy and increased access to care.
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