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Two-Time World Champ Yamauchi Wins Project Carbon X



When frontrunning American Jim Walmsley packed it in after going a few seconds under the longstanding 50-mile world record at Hoka One One's Project Carbon X 100 km, two-time world champion Hideaki Yamauchi was quick to take over. Well under world record pace at halfway despite being 3 minutes behind Warmsley at that stage, Yamauchi slowed as temperatures rose in the second half but had no real competition after taking the lead and sailed on to win in 6:19:54, almost 14 minutes ahead of runner-up Patrick Reagan. Yoshiki Takada was just over 18 minutes behind Reagan in 3rd in 6:52:03. The lone finisher in the women's race, American Sabrina Little took the women's title in 7:49:28.

Project Carbon X 100 km

Fulsom, CA, 5/4/19
complete results

Women
1. Sabrina Little (U.S.A.) - 7:49:28

Men
1. Hideaki Yamauchi (Japan) - 6:19:54
2. Patrick Reagan (U.S.A.) - 6:33:50
3. Yoshiki Takada (Japan) - 6:52:03
4. Jim Walmsley (U.S.A.) - 7:05:24
5. Mike Wardian (U.S.A.) - 7:29:12

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