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Local Athlete wins International Mountain Running Race

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Nicki Haugan of Fort St. John has just won the Gore-Tex Transalpine Run.

The run is held over 8 days and goes from Germany to the final destination of Italy. In total the entire event is 300km in length and has a total of over 14,200 meters of climbing.

Team Canada that feature Nicki Haugan also included her teammate of Tracy Garneau. The two women finished the race with a total time of 37 hours and 12 minutes. The next closest team was 30 minutes behind the pair.

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Team Canada was participating in their first mountain trail running race and claimed the number one spot in a number of the 8 stages.

For more on the pair visit www.2girlsracing.com

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