Swank and Reid Win Great Race

FasterSkierMarch 9, 2010

Truckee, California – Adam Swank and Beth Reid won the 34th annual Great Race – a 30km freestyle race from Tahoe City to Truckee, California.

Swank edged out Truckee resident and Far West Nordic skier Ian Case by 16 seconds.  Philip Violett was just under three minutes back in third.

Swank completed the race in a time of 1:11:30.

Reid was an impressive 12th overall while winning the women’s race by just eight seconds over Katerina Nash.  Catherine Howard took 3rd, six minutes back.

Over 1,000 skiers participated in the event under sunny skies.

Complete Results

For a more complete write-up check out this article from the Sierra Sun

More photos and a Great Race “Top-10” from Truckee XC

Photos of the top 250-300 racers on the final hill from MacBeth Graphics (SmugMug Gallery)

Beth Reid (Photo: MacBeth Graphics)
Adam Swank (Photo: MacBeth Graphics)
Men's Podium
Women's Podium


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