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Muddy Glory for Thousands of Montana Spartans
A total of 3,447 people finished the 4.9-mile obstacle course in Bigfork
Waves of competitors overcame mud bogs, uphill climbs and other challenging obstacles at the first Montana Spartan Race in Bigfork last weekend.

On a sunburst Saturday, a total of 3,447 people finished the 4.9-mile obstacle course.

Click here to view a slide show from the event.

Cody Moat, a 35-year-old from Filmore, Utah, had the fastest time all day, running in the elite division and finishing in 50 minutes, 26 seconds.

Elliott Megquier, a 24-year-old from Fort Drum, NY, was first in the open division, 55:13.

Jacob Deitz of Whitefish earned third place in the open division after finishing in 59:49. Justin Whitman of Columbia Falls placed sixth in the open, 1:00.56.

Scott Gaiser of Kalispell placed 10th in the open division and clocked 1:03.37.

Kaci Calaway of Bigfork was the top female overall. She ran in the open division and clocked 1:11.17, placing 76th overall. Lena Dembisky of Florence was second among female runners, 1:11.24.

The success of this first-ever Spartan Race led organizers to already book next year’s event, slated for June 14.

Click here for results from the Montana Spartan Race.
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