Dirt Diggler brings bumps, bruises and fun

The seventh annual Dirt Diggler Fall Classic mountain bike race on Saturday saw bikers taking on 1,100 vertical downhill metres.

Kathleen MacCormick takes on the Dirt Diggler.

The seventh annual Dirt Diggler Fall Classic mountain bike race on Saturday saw 40 men and three women taking on 1,100 vertical downhill metres.

The annual downhill race sees racers taking on one of Fernie’s most prized trails from the top of Morrissey Ridge to the valley bottom.

There was a total of $4,500 in prizes up for grabs, including $1,000 in cash for the top five.

Luke Stevens was the first of the men to finish, and Kathleen McCormick was the first woman.

 

Results

 

Mens

First            Luke Stevens 10m 39s

Second                        Luke Nelson 10m 52s

Third            Nick Quinn 10m 54s

Fourth            Ross Rosengrave 11m 12s

Fifth            Conrad Spring 11m 19s

Sixth            Tom Powers 11m 21s

Seventh            Dave Woods 11m 27s

Eighth            Reg Mullet 11m 32s

Ninth            Derek Bird 11m 52s

Tenth            Steve Meyer 11m 54s

 

Womens

First            Kathleen McCormick 14m13s

Second                        Lacie Richer 14m32s

Third            Lindsey Kelly 14m48s

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