Tyler Sigl crushed the course record as he won his second consecutive Door County Half Marathon in Peninsula State Park Saturday, May 6.
Sigl, of Seymour, Wis., topped Jason Ryf’s nine year-old course record by over 1:01, finishing in 1:07:56, a pace of 5:11 per mile. Michael Quesnell finished second with a time of 1:13:56.
On the women’s side, Natalie Anderson took first with a time of 1:31:29, while Annie Bley finished second in 1:33:05.
The race drew over 2,700 registrants for the two races, the largest field in the history of the event that draws nearly 90 percent of itsparticipants from outside Door County.
The Nicolet Bay 5k welcomed a record 711 finishers. Dustin Hudak defended his title with a time of 18:01. Jessica Sigl won the women’s race in 19:21. Complete race results are available at www.doorcountyhalfmarathon.com/results/.
The winners received a prize package of pottery from race director Brian Fitzgerald, plus gift cards from Tapuat Kombucha, Parkwood Lodge, Door County Sunglass Co., Run Away Shoes, Ecology Sports, and On Deck Clothing Co.
The 11th Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k takes place May 5, 2018.