Events

Killeen, Kaufmann win marathon at NMBS No. 2

Liam Killeen (Specialized) and Sarah Kaufmann (Roaring Mouse) won the NOVA Marathon as the second leg of the National Mountain Bike Series kicked off on Friday at McDowell Mountain Regional Park outside Fountain Hills, Arizona. Killeen won his 70-mile race in 4:00:43, five minutes up on Evan Plews (Scott USA). Tinker Juarez (MonaVie-Cannondale) finished third in 4:13:09.91. Kaufman won the women’s race in 5:14:53, nearly an hour ahead of runner-up Kristen Hayden Phillips (Red Rock), who finished in 6:09:56. Caroline Goulard (Sho-Air) was third in 6:19:09.

Liam Killeen (Specialized) and Sarah Kaufmann (Roaring Mouse) won the NOVA Marathon as the second leg of the National Mountain Bike Series kicked off on Friday at McDowell Mountain Regional Park outside Fountain Hills, Arizona.

Killeen won his 70-mile race in 4:00:43, five minutes up on Evan Plews (Scott USA). Tinker Juarez (MonaVie-Cannondale) finished third in 4:13:09.91.

Kaufman won the women’s race in 5:14:53, nearly an hour ahead of runner-up Kristen Hayden Phillips (Red Rock), who finished in 6:09:56. Caroline Goulard (Sho-Air) was third in 6:19:09.

Results

NMBS No. 2

McDowell Mountain Regional Park

Fountain Hills, AZ

April 4: Marathon

Men

1. Liam Killeen (GB), Specialized, 4:00:43.69

2. Evan Plews, Scott USA, 4:05:08.92

3. Tinker Juarez, MonaVie-Cannondale, 4:13:09.91

4. Nat Ross, Subaru-Gary Fisher, 4:13:13.71

5. Travis Brown, Trek-FRS, 4:31:01.28

6. Brad Pilling, 4:31:49.95

7. Cale Redpath, 3D Racing, 4:32:00.00

8. Ben Thompson, Santiam Bicycles, 4:33:28.53

9. Matt Ohran, MonaVie-Cannondale, 4:39:44.07

10. David Wilson, 4:41:12.69

11. Miles Venzara, Directory, 4:41:49.46

12. Kimo Seymour, Landis Cyclery, 4:53:27.05

13. Chuck Wheeler, 5:00:26.17

14. Brian Bennett, Pivot Cycles 5:02:16.20

Women

1. Sarah Kaufmann, Roaring Mouse, 5:14:53.21

2. Kristen Hayden Phillips, Red Rock, 6:09:56.10

3. Caroline Goulard, Sho-Air, 6:19:09.00