655 people entered the Nordic Fest Elvelopet

Posted: Mon, Jul 29, 2019 1:44 PM
(Left to right): Myles Bach and Madison Bach won the men's and women's 15k

The 2019 Elvelopet attracted 655 runners and walkers as part of Nordic Fest.

The 15k run was won by Myles Bach of Cedar Rapids, with a time of 52:38.72.  Madison Bach from Cedar Rapids was the winning female runner, finishing in 1:03:41.45.

The 5k run was won by 17-year-old Zachary Fry from Des Moines with a time of 17:25.12.  Decorah's Katie Nimrod was the top women's finisher, with a time of 19:11.32.

Complete Elvelopet results are available at: https://jmsresults.com/results/2019/nor19.html

Katie Nimrod (shown being interviewed by Mark Finanger) was the fastest woman in the 5k
Izaak Eichinger of Decorah finished 5th in the 5k