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By Andi Bourne

Snow Jokers Fill Seeley Lake for 39th Year


Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Ovando's Madeline Swanberg (blue headband behind the man in the bright green windbreaker) finished first overall for the women with a time of 1:35:19. Snow Jokers filled the southbound lane in Seeley Lake for nearly 10 minutes Saturday morning.

SEELEY LAKE – A field of more than 700 runners descended upon Seeley Lake for the 39th Annual Snow Joke Half Marathon. Temperatures were in the low 20s when the race started and the snow packed course made for nicer running conditions than the icy conditions in the past. More than 510 racers and 54 dogs crossed the finish line.

While the majority of racers were from Montana, runners from Oregon, Colorado, Maine, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Canada, Washington, Alaska, New York, Idaho, Wyoming, California and Virginia came to put themselves to the test in the snowy conditions.

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