Chilson, Mucha win Freezer Food Series race #5

Race No. 5 of the Freezer Food Series went to Soldotna’s Jordan Chilson on Wednesday night at Tsalteshi Trails.


Chilson won the 5.2-kilometer freestyle ski race under the lights at Tsalteshi over a 12-racer field, beating runner-up Joey Klecka to the line by 23 seconds with a time of 15 minutes, 42 seconds.

Kailey Mucha finished third overall as the top female racer, beating women’s runner-up Morgan Aldridge by 59 seconds.

The 10-week series meets every Wednesday evening at the Tsalteshi Trails at 5:30 p.m., with next week scheduled for a 6 p.m. trail run. Runners are encouraged to bring headlamps and ice spikes.

Freezer Food Series No. 5

at Tsalteshi Trails

1. Jordan Chilson, 15 minutes, 42 seconds; 2. Joey Klecka, 16:05; 3. Kailey Mucha, 18:09; 4. Jeff Helminiak, 18:26; 5. Mike Crawford, 19:03; 6. Morgan Aldridge, 19:08; 7. D’Anna Ham, 21:43; 8. Jeff Pershbacher, 25:54; 9. Liz Earl, 26:26; 10. Sarah Hollen, 26:33; 11. Landen Showalter, 33:37; 12. Jen Showalter, 33:55.


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