Spaniard wins Colorado’s Hardrock Hundred for fourth straight year |

Spaniard wins Colorado’s Hardrock Hundred for fourth straight year

Kilian Jornet descends into the Grouse Gulch aid station during the Hardrock 100 endurance run through the San Juan Mountains on July 14, 2017, near Silverton, Colorado. The 100.5-mile course loops runners from Silverton to Lake City, Ouray and Telluride. (Photo by Daniel Petty/The Denver Post)
Daniel Petty / The Denver Post

SILVERTON (AP) — Kilian Jornet of Spain overcame a has won the Hardrock Hundred Endurance Run in Colorado for the fourth consecutive year despite suffering a dislocated left shoulder.

Jornet finished the 100-mile (161-kilometer) course Saturday in 24 hours, 32 minutes, 19 seconds.

The Durango Herald reports ( ) that Caroline Chaverot of France was the first woman to finish, recording a time of 28:31.50. She finished seventh overall.

Officials said 126 runners among the 145 starters completed the tough circuit through the San Juan Mountains. The race started Friday morning in Silverton, where it also ended.

The course includes 13 mountain passes of at least 12,000 feet (3,658 meters). The average elevation is more than 11,000 feet (3,353 meters).

The last runners reached the finish line at between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday.

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