Moore, Joliff win Fossil Creek Orienteering Classic

August 2, 2012 

Ian Moore conquered the 6.9-kilometer, 20-control red course to beat Lars Spurkland by more than two minutes Wednesday night and Jen Joliff, the lone woman on the red course, finished fourth overall in the Fossil Creek Orienteering Classic on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Moore finished in 1 hour, 21 minutes, 50 seconds, to top Spurkland (1:24:03). Joliff clocked 2:09:14.

Roland Eggli, visiting from Switzerland, won the 5.4-K, 15-control green course in 1:56.22, with Ellyn Brown, the women's winner, close behind in 1:58:10.

Fossil Creek Orienteering Classic

Wednesday on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson

Red course -- 6.9K, 20 controls

Men -- 1) Ian Moore, 1:21:50; 2) Lars Spurkland, 1:24:03; 3) Dan Billman, 1:57:25; 4) Bill Johnson, 2:12:22; 5) Regan Sarwas, 2:21:24; 6) Steve Gruhn, 2:34:52.

Women -- 1) Jen Joliff, 2:09:14.

Green course -- 5.4K, 15 controls

Men -- 1) Roland Eggli, 1:56:22; 2) Eric Follett, 2:32:00; 3) Chris Tomsen, 2:42:46.

Women -- 1) Ellyn Brown, 1:58:10.

Orange course -- 4.2K, 8 controls

Women -- 1) Karen Bronga, 1:34:37; 2) Joyce Goodell, 2:02:00.

Team -- 1) Jessie Donahue & Teresa Mattson, 2:01:00.

Yellow course -- 3.1K, 7 controls

Team -- 1) Trudy, Lia & Kory Keller, 1:23:45.

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