Local runners win "Run with the Horses"

The Green River Chamber of Commerce recently shared the results from the 20th Annual "Run with the Horses Marathon" which took place on Saturday, August 19.

This event included three different races: the marathon, the half marathon, and a 10K. These races began and ended at Expedition Island. The official start time for each race was 7 a.m. and they had a 7-hour time limit.

"The Run with the Horses set record numbers this year" the Chamber said in a press release. "Our biggest race was in 2021 with 155 runners. This year we had 160."

Two locals from Green River won the Men and Women's marathons. Patrick Balizan won the men's marathon for the second year in a row. This year he beat his record from last year. He ran the marathon in three hours, 23 minutes and five seconds, beating his record by about 10 minutes.

Julianne Forrester won the women's marathon this year. She is the first local woman to win the marathon. She ran the marathon in four hours, five minutes and seven seconds.

The race was professionally timed by Runner Card. The Chamber continues to promote the website specifically for the races at http://www.runwiththehorsesmarathon.com. The website has a list of the full results.

This event was produced in cooperation with Explore Rock Springs and Green River.


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