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Past Winners

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2013 Winners
Pack Burro Race
    Long Course
  • 1st - Hal Walter/Full Tilt Boogie, Westcliffe CO, 5:25:23
  • 2nd - George Zack/Jack, Broomfield CO, 5:25:25
  • 3rd - Karen Thorpe/Kokomo, Salida CO, 5:37:18
  • 4th - Diane Vanderhoeven/Stash, Highlands Ranch CO, 7:00:09
  • 5th - Jim Anderegg/Gus, Salida CO, 7:00:10
  • 6th - Lindsey Lighthizer/Spike, Buena Vista CO, 7:18:19
  • 7th - Craig Kemp/Scratch, Whitefish MT, 7:18:20
  • 8th - David Carner/Smokey, Louisville CO, 7:18:21
  • 9th - Mary Kuehster/Nugget, Castle Rock CO, 7:46:27
  • 10th - John Anderson/Buster, Pleasantville NY, 7:46:30
  • 11th - Caitlin Howard/Titus, Conifer CO, 7:46:36
  • 12th - Chris Westerman/Willy, Parker CO, 7:46:45
  • 13th - Curtis Imrie/Little Menokin Willie, Buena Vista CO, 9:06:45
  • 14th - Steve Indrehus/Earl, Dumont CO, 9:22:10
  • 15th - Bill Lee/Mr. Ziffel, Idaho Springs CO, approx 11:15:00
    Short Course
  • 1st - Rick Pedretti/Dakota, DeSoto WI, 2:11:21
  • 2nd - Steve Kuehster/Finnegan, Castle Rock CO, 2:11:23
  • 3rd - Joel Malander/Buck Wheat, Littleton CO, 2:11:46
  • 4th - Louise Kuehster/Pandora, Castle Rock CO, 2:11:48
  • 5th - John Vincent/Crazy Horse, Franktown CO, 2:11:52
  • 6th - Roger Pedretti/Laredo, LaCrosse WI, 2:26:38
  • 7th - Leah Nicholson/Turbo, Leadville CO, 2:45:25
  • 8th - Steve Hart/Stella, Arvada CO, 3:01:20
  • 9th - Trevor Walker/Comet, Conifer CO, 3:02:56
  • 10th - Graeme Duncan/Pritzy, Evergreen CO, 3:02:57
  • 11th - Tammy Pedretti/Samaritan, DeSoto WI, 3:08:23
  • 12th - K.C.Young/Dakota, Fort Collins,CO 3:08:29
  • 13th - Ralph Herzog/Ruby, Fairplay CO, 3:11:00
  • 14th - Randy Pedretti/Java, Algonquin IL, 3:15:13
  • 15th - Mike Vann/Cash, Manitou Spgs CO, 3:17:22
  • 16th - Ross Keller/The Famous Miss Bliss, Parker CO, 3:18:07
  • 17th - Heddie Hall/Koshare, Vail CO, 3:26:33
  • 18th - Dave TenEyck/Hutch, Leadville CO, 3:32:26
  • 19th - Nathalie Eddy/Big Chief, Leadville CO, 3:32:52
  • 20th - Sheri Thompson/Miss Maggie, Larkspur CO, 3:32:55
  • 21st - Greg Salvesen/Bandit, Boulder CO, 3:57:19
  • 22nd - Jon Davis/Bullwinkle, Fredrick CO, 3:58:32
  • 23rd - Bailey Wann/Moose, Highlands Ranch CO, 4:00:25
  • 24th - Tim Johnson/Jasper, Denver CO, 4:00:53
  • 25th - Greg Bradley/Nester, Littleton CO, 4:02:49
  • 26th - Patti Pedretti/Natasha, Algonquin IL, 4:02:50
  • 27th - Joanna Schwab/Doc, Colo Spgs CO, 4:03:08
  • 28th - Jen Dziuvenis/Guiness, Louisville CO, 4:05:48
  • 29th - Dr. Blair Smith/Apache, Larkspur CO, 4:08:46
  • 30th - Jennifer Poulton/Nova, Bayfield CO, 4:59:12
  • 31st - Sandi Wethington/Buttercup, Cincinnatti OH, 4:59:13
  • 32nd - Erica Payne/Thumper, Westminster CO, 5:28:14
  • 33rd - Annabel Saunders/Kona, Pleasantville NY, 5:28:38
  • 34th - Richard Emond/Jefferson, Canon City CO, 5:52:16
  • 35th - Emily Wann/Jethro, Highlands Ranch CO, 5:53:24
  • 36th - Kelly Schwab/Apache, Black Forest CO, 6:05:40
  • 37th - John Schwab/Piper, Black Forest CO, 6:05:41

Guess The Winning Time Ticket
  • Logan Prochazka, guessed 5:25:22

Llama Race
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Parade Winners
  • Equestrian – Michael Headlee, Michael’s Mountain Maintenance
  • Vehicle – Park County Search and Rescue
  • Marching – The Reynold’s Gang
  • Float – Pooches Potty

Outhouse Winners
  • 1st Place – Epilog
  • 2nd Place – Team T
  • People's Choice – Mallory’s Racing Crapper

Kiddies Dog Race
    Junior Division (ages 7-9)
  • 1st - Kaylan Medina and Winston
  • 2nd - Ella Burns and Cubby
  • 3rd - Kellijet Murphrey and Pasternak
    Senior Division (ages 10-12)
  • 1st - Dylan Medina and Winston
  • 2nd - Piper Davis and Seneca
  • 3rd - Alyssa Davis and Dakota




 
2012 Winners
Pack Burro Race
    Long Course
  • 1st - George Zack/Jack, Broomfield CO, 5:25:28
  • 2nd - Hal Walter/Laredo, Westcliffe CO, 5:55:04
  • 3rd - Tracy Laughlin/Spike, Boulder CO, 7:42:16
  • 4th - Curtis Imrie/Full Tilt Boogie, Buena Vista CO, 8:10:32
  • 5th - Lindsay Lighthizer/McMurphy, Leadville CO, 8:10:33
  • 6th - Craig Kemp/Scratch, Montana, 9:06:09
  • 7th - David Carner/Big Chief, Louisville CO, 9:29:07
  • 8th - Chris Westerman/Willy, Parker CO, 9:34:06
  • 9th - Bill Lee/Masai, Idaho Springs CO
  • 10th - Jason Hudson/Bandit, Idaho Springs CO
    Short Course
  • 1st - Karen Thorpe/Kokomo, Salida CO, 2:09:28
  • 2nd - Steve Kuehster/ Finnegan, Castle Rock CO, 2:12:38
  • 3rd - Tim White/Zip, Vail CO, 2:12:55
  • 4th - Rick Pedretti/Dakota, DeSoto WI, 2:17:49
  • 5th - John Vincent/Crazy Horse, Franktown CO, 2:36:07
  • 6th - Roger Pedretti/Smokey, LaCrosse WI, 2:41:08
  • 7th - Louise Kuehster/Java, Castle Rock CO, 2:41:09
  • 8th - Jacob Benson/Willy, Fairplay CO, 2:41:10
  • 9th - Diane Vanderhoven/Stash, Highlands Ranch, 2:47:49
  • 10th - Trevor Walker/Comet, Conifer CO, 3:00:15
  • 11th - Graham Duncan/Pritzy, Evergreen CO, 3:00:16
  • 12th - Ralph Herzog/Nugget, Fairplay CO, 3:02:24
  • 13th - Adam Smehyl/Smokey, Florida, 3:06:07
  • 14th - Tammy Pedretti/Samaritan, WI, 3:15:50
  • 15th - Chris Bishop/Blaster, Colombus OH, 3:16:27
  • 16th - Camille Warner/Sabrina, Buena Vista CO, 3:16:30
  • 17th - Steve Hart/Stella, Arvada CO, 3:27:28
  • 18th - Ben LaForce/Alice, IL, 3:32:36
  • 19th - Garret LaForce/Buttercup, CO, 3:32:37
  • 20th - Steve Indrehus/Porter, Dumont CO, 3:33:50
  • 21st - Shelly Hall/Koshare, Vail CO, 3:46:38
  • 22nd - Cathy Lloyd/Claire, Grnwd Vill CO, 3:46:39
  • 23rd - Jeff LaForce/Doc, CO, 3:47:04
  • 24th - Emily Wann/Zeb, Highlands Ranch CO, 3:47:05
  • 25th - Brad Wann/Chief, Highlands Ranch CO, 3:48:36
  • 26th - Bethany Buchanon/Range, Denver CO, 3:49:08
  • 27th - Jeff Westensee/Amos, MI, 3:49:49
  • 28th - Kristine Simpson/Call, Glnwd Springs CO, 4:04:32
  • 29th - Scott Weagraff/Little Britches, Rifle CO, 4:04:33
  • 30th - Bryan Shane/Rita, Fairplay CO, 4:06:38
  • 31st - Ben Suljak/Jezebel, Fairplay CO, 4:06:39
  • 32nd - Cori Charvet/Ace, Conifer CO, 4:06:43
  • 33rd - Blair Smith/Apache, Larkspur CO, 4:47:08
  • 34th - Glenn Jones/Jasper, Highlands Ranch CO, 5:02:08
  • 35th - Bailey Wann/Moose, Highlands Ranch CO, 5:17:49
  • 36th - Caitlin Howard/Titus, Littleton CO, 5:18:33
  • 37th - Ross Keller/Guiness, Parker CO, 5:18:49
  • 38th - John Anderson/Kona, NY/ England, 5:18:51
  • 39th - Annabel Saunders/Candy, NY/England, 5:19:52
  • 40th - Stacy Smehyl/Natasha, Florida, 5:24:45
  • 41st - Richard Emond/Jefferson, Canon City CO, 5:28:32
  • 42nd - Ed Mighell/Patience, Denver CO, 5:40:49
  • 43rd - Judy Fithian/G W, Falcon CO, 5:40:50
  • 44th - Cheonho Yoon/Earl, Los Angeles CA , 5:49:13

Guess The Winning Time Ticket
  • Chet Halbleib, 5:25:28

Llama Race
    Men's Division
  • 1st - Ryan Niko, Time 30:06
  • 2nd - Skyler Erickson 30:04
  • 3rd - Ryan Niko 30:06
    Women's Division
  • 1st - Shannon Hessler 35:30
  • 2nd - Katherine Kemp 37:38
  • 3rd - Holly Batchchellen 38:27

Parade Winners
  • Equestrian - The Downare Family
  • Float - The Salvation Army
  • Marching - The Bella Donna Saloon Girls
  • Vehicle - Northwest Fire Department
  • Consolation prize - The Brownie Troop #3950

Outhouse Winners
  • 1st place - McCall's Park Bar
  • 2nd place - The Flying Outhouse
  • People's Choice - Snoopy's Poopy, South Park Medical Group

Kiddies Dog Race
    Junior Division
  • 1st - Dylan Medina with Winston
  • 2nd - Lucas Lacy with Jo Jo
  • 3rd - Elli Bevans with Breck
    Senior Division
  • 1st - Julia Bendorf with Roxy
  • 2nd - Kathryn Geottelman with Molly
  • 3rd - Sarah Pipitone with Candy

First Ass Up The Pass
  • George Zack/Jack

Lottery Prizes Awarded - Donated by Dale Fitting-Hand Hotel
  • George Zack
  • Chris Westerman
  • David Carner



 
2011 Winners
Pack Burro Race
    Long Course
  • 1st - Karen Thorpe & Kokomo, Salida CO, 5:41:50
  • 2nd - Jim Anderegg & Gus, Salida CO, 5:41:51
  • 3rd - Tom Sobal & Spike, Salida CO, 5:42:45
  • 4th - Justin Mock & Jack, Boulder CO, 7:50:02
  • 5th - Kyle Grey & Natasha, Port Dewar Ontario, 7:52:07
  • 6th - Rick Pedretti & Dakota, DeSoto WI, 8:10:00
  • 7th - Curtis Imrie & Full Tilt Boogie, Buena Vista CO, 8:11:11
  • 8th - Lindsay Lighthizer & Jewell, Leadville CO, 8:11:12
  • 9th - Jason Hudson & Mr. Ziffel, Boise ID, 11:13:04
  • 10th - Richard Emond & Koshare, Canon City CO, 12:43:55
    Short Course
  • 1st - Barb Dolan & Chuggs, Buena Vista CO, 2:09:47
  • 2nd - Steve Kuehster & Finnegan, Castle Rock CO, 2:09:54
  • 3rd - John Vincent & Crazy Horse, Franktown CO, 2:10:07
  • 4th - Diane Vanderhoven & Staash, Highlands Ranch CO, 2:38:58
  • 5th - Hal Walter & Cash, Westcliffe CO, 2:50:12
  • 6th - Tony White & Mordecai, Manitou Springs CO, 2:50:14
  • 7th - Steve Hart & Vern, Arvada CO, 2:52:08
  • 8th - Tracy Laughlin & Stella, Boulder CO, 2:52:11
  • 9th - Roger Pedretti & Samaritan, LaCrosse WI, 2:53:27
  • 10th - Ross Keller & Guiness, Parker CO, 3:11:30
  • 11th - Mike Vann & Laredo, Manitou Springs CO, 3:14:29
  • 12th - Ty Stevens & Thumper, Asheville NC, 3:20:34
  • 13th - Travis Gaddis & Zeb, Prarie Village KS, 3:20:36
  • 14th - Brian Metzler & Vernon, Boulder CO, 3:52:05
  • 15th - Greg Bradley & Nestor, 3:58:06
  • 16th - Brad Wann & Marsha, Highlands Ranch CO, 3:58:26
  • 17th - Blair Smith & Jasper, Larkspur CO, 4:24:34
  • 18th - Renee Fisher & Call, Rifle CO, 4:27:02
  • 19th - Scott Weagraff & Little Britches, Rifle CO, 4:27:04
  • 20th - Bill Lee & Smokey, Idaho Springs CO, 5:01:29
  • 21st - Charles Scheibe & Stormy, Denver CO, 5:14:08
  • 22nd - Barbara Franzen & Bambi, Denver CO, 5:14:09
  • 23rd - Ellen Pedretti & Ruby, LaCrosse WI, 5:32:26
  • 24th - Randy Pedretti & Java, Algonquin IL, 5:32:28
  • 25th - Shelly Hall & Patience, Vail CO, 5:47:30
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2011 Long Course Winner - Karen Thorpe & Kokomo. Jim Anderegg & Gus in 2nd. (Photo by Donna Alcorn)

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2011 Short Course Winner - Barb Dolan & Chugs (Photo by Julie Bullock)

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2011 Short and Long Course Winners - Barb Dolan and Karen Thorpe (Photo by Julie Bullock)



Besting Previous Year's Time
  • Karen Thorpe of Salida Colorado, 5:41:50

Guess The Winning Time Ticket
  • Robert Keltch of Bennett Colorado, 5:41:51

Llama Race
    Men's Division
  • 1st - Craig Kemp, Time 33:04
  • 2nd - David Hudson, Time 33:05
  • 3rd - Zac Johnson, Time 33:14
    Women's Division
  • 1st - Lisa Miller, Time 33:34
  • 2nd - Kirsten Schularick, Time 40:25
  • 3rd - Kelsey Poos Benson, Time 41:35
    Top Three Llamas
  • 1st - Tal, owner Vicky Foster, Allens Park CO
  • 2nd - Sunrise, owner Comanche Creek Llamas, Strasburg CO
  • 3rd - Lester, owner Corral Creek Llamas, Kremmling CO
Parade Winners
  • Equestrian - Boots & Spurs 4H Horse Club
  • Float - South Park Salvation Army
  • Marching - South Park High School Cheerleaders
  • Vehicle - The Downare Family
Outhouse Winners
  • 1st - Freelance Foundations "Permanent Erection" (Ryan Saleck, Lisa Lynn, Kyle Campling, Connor Sims & Zack Miller)
  • 2nd - "Back Door Trotters" (Spencer Esch, Mike Davis, Lisa Davis, Sarah Stone & Kyle Kessler)
  • 3rd - "South Park Locals" (Val Cady, Mike Stone, Kelly Rose)
  • People's Choice - The "Princess and the Potty" (Katie Hoy, Mike Kuskie, Dean Butler, Stephanie Butler & Kimberly Butler)
Kiddies Dog Race
    Juniors
  • 1st - Piper Davis & Cenica
  • 2nd - Dylon Medina & Winston
  • 3rd - Colby Borchard & Tucker
    Seniors
  • 1st - Morgan Payne & Bailey
  • 2nd - Kathryn Goettleman & Molly
  • 3rd - Jake Borchard & Anney



 
2010 Winners
Pack Burro Race
    Long Course
  • 1st - Bobby Lewis & Wellstone, 5:56:23
  • 2nd - Karen Thorpe, 5:56:24
  • 3rd - Jim Anderegg, 5:56:25
    Short Course
  • Tie for 1st - John Vincent, Steve Kuehster, 2:11:01
  • 3rd - Diane Vanderkoeven
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2010 Long Course Winner - Bobby Lewis & Wellstone (Photo by Julie Bullock)


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2010 Short Course Winners - Tied for 1st in the 2010 Short Course - John Vincent & Crazy Horse and Steve Kuester & Finnegan (Photo by Julie Bullock)



Guess The Winning Time Ticket
  • Kristy Gould, 5:56:14

Llama Race
    Men's Results
  • 1st - Zac, Time 32.39
  • 2nd - Ty, Time 33.00
  • 3rd - Jesse, Time 37.17
Parade Winners
  • Equestrian - Emma and Sara Naylor
  • Marching - South Park Mountain Men
  • Float - Boys and Girls Club of South Park
  • Vehicle - Gerrits Kasper and the Salvation Army



 
2009 Winners
Pack Burro Race
    Long Course
  • 1st - Bobby Lewis, Wellstone, 5:33:42
  • 2nd - Hal Walter, Laredo, 5:33:44
  • 3rd - Karen Thorpe, Dakota 6:05:32
  • 4th - Curtis Imrie, Full Tilt Boogie, 7:05:42
  • 5th - Mary Kuchster, Nugget, 7:35:46
  • 6th - Ross Keller, Guiness, 7:35:48
  • 7th - Bill Lee, Jack, 7:36:35
  • 8th - Don Mann, Chuggs, 9:23:03
    Short Course
  • 1st - John Vincent, Crazy Horse, 2:09:53
  • 2nd - Barb Dolan, Willy, 2:10:07
  • 3rd - Diane Vanderkoven, Vernon, 2:22:33
  • 4th - Jim Mykleby, Sabina, 2:22:45
  • 5th - Roger Podretti, Samaritan, 2:23:48
  • 6th - Kevin Mastin, Mordecai, 2:43:05
  • 7th - Ralph Herzog, Ruby, 2:44:00
  • 8th - Chris Cook, Nestor, 2:48:24

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Pack Burro Race Winners Bobby Lewis & John Vincent (Photo by Julie Bullock)


Guess The Winning Time Ticket
  • Scott Bullock from Fairplay, 5:33:42 (exact guess!)

Llama Race
    Men's Results
  • 1st - Dan Hudson, Time 32.39
  • 2nd - Chris Hudson, Time 33.00
  • 3rd - Paul Hudson, Time 37.17
    Women's Results
  • 1st - Desiree Dutt, Time 38.44
  • 2nd - Stacy Allen, Time 39.11
  • 3rd - Kathryn Kemp, Time 39.39

Parade Winners
  • Equestrian - C & M Outfitters
  • Marching - South Park High School Cheerleaders
  • Floats - Shorty's Family
  • Vehicles - 1940 Ford Truck



 
2008 Winners
Pack Burro Race
    Long Course
  • 1st - Bobby Lewis, Wellstone, 5:47:39
  • 2nd - Hal Walter, Laredo, 5:47:53
  • 3rd - Barb Dolan, Dakota, 6:07:15
  • 4th - Curtis Imrie, Full Tilt, 7:01:56
  • 5th - Jim Mykelby, Mordecai, 7:02:00
  • 6th - Roger Pedretti, Samaritan, 7:16:32
  • 7th - Don Mann, Smokey, 8:08:24
  • 8th - Steve Kuehster, Finnegan, 8:08:28
    Short Course
  • 1st - John Vincent, Crazy Horse, 2:15:25
  • 2nd - Kevin Mastin, Pilgrim, 2:15:30
  • 3rd - Karen Thorpe, Java, 2:26:07
  • 4th - Diane Vanderhoeven, Chuggs, 2:35:43
  • 5th - Mary Kuehster, Nugget, 2:58:03

Guess The Winning Time Ticket
  • Corlie Halbleib from Placer Valley, 5:47:39

Parade Winners
  • Equestrian winner - C & M Outfitters
  • Marching winner - Park County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard
  • Vehicle winner - South Park 4 x 4 Club
  • Float winner - South Park High School Cheerleaders



 
2007 Winners
Pack Burro Race
    Long Course
  • 1st - Hal Walters 5:44:29
  • 2nd - Curtis Imrie 6:09:21
  • 3rd - Lynette Clemmons 6:11:19
  • Tie for 4th - Roger Pedretti, Don Mann, Ralph Herzog 7:41:47
  • 5th - Bill Lee
    Short Course
  • 1st - John Vincent 2:06:41
  • 2nd - Barb Dolan 2:06:41.2
  • 3rd - Karen Thorpe 2:13:32
  • 4th - Steve Kuehster 2:31:10
  • 5th - Kendra Jeremello 2:33:29

Guess The Winning Time Ticket (A tie)
  • Jerry Skrzynear from Walsenburg, Colorado 5:45:03
  • Scott Bullock from Fairplay, Colorado 5:45:03

Llama Race
  • 1st - Craig Kemp, Tony from Comanche Creek Llamas, 32.30.16
  • 2nd - Jason Hudson, Sunrise from Comanche Creek Llamas, 32.30.30
  • 3rd - Michael Orser, Lester from Kaltenbaugh Llamas, 35.20.13

Parade
  • Equestrian - U.S. Forest Service Pack String Team
  • Marching - South Park High School Cheerleaders
  • Vehicle - South Park 4 x 4 Club
  • Float - Jefferson Real Estate/Grace Church
  • Honorable Mention - South Park Boys and Girls Club

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