Sinks Canyon Run Like a Bighorn Trail Run winners announced

This past Sunday, Sinks Canyon held its 11 th annual “Run Like a Bighorn” trail run. The run raises funds and awareness for the Sinks Canyon Visitor Center.

A group of hardy runners headed up the steep slopes of the canyon at 8 am, and ran up and down the slopes, through sagebrush meadows, conifer forests and around huge boulders.

A large group of volunteers from The Sinks Canyon Natural Resource Council, Sinks Canyon Wild and Wyo Climbers timed, handed out water, directed traffic and cheered on the runners.

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Zach Nadiak came in first with a time of 1 hour, two minutes and 14 seconds. Lander residents Logan Heller crossed the finish line second with a time of 1:05:50. In third was Maggie Heller with a time of 1:08:14.

Sinks Canyon State Park Superintendent Jessica Moore was thrilled to participate in her first Sinks Trail Run.

“We appreciate everyone’s support for the park. This is a truly special place,” she said.

Moore encouraged runners to come back in 2023.

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The run is sponsored by the Sinks Canyon Natural Resource Council and WyoClimbers.

For information, call the park at 307-332-6333.

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