Few complete Root Beer Mile

Runners struggle to chug down the root beet to start the mile run.

Photo by Ted Escobar
Runners struggle to chug down the root beet to start the mile run.



— Experience at running — and drinking pop — matters.

Organizer Kennedy Sarmiento took first place on May 26 in the first Root Beer Mile with a time of 7:46.

Other Sarmiento Speed Academy followed:

Fernando Gudino, 8:02, 2nd; Xavier Estrada, 8:10, 3rd; Jose Salazar, 8:14, 4th; David Jimenez, 8:45, 5th; Joseph Calderon, 12:16, 6th; and Allan Lopez ,12:45, 7th.

Mauricio Alvarado, Luis Ramos, Alex Sanchez and Yukie Quiroz did not finish the event.



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