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The Grizzly Bike Race Results 2008
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Grandfather Mountain Highland Games
Grizzly Results 2008

Background information:

This was the second annual Grizzly Bike Race. The Grizzly is a Metric Century ride of approximately 65 miles with 7000 feet of climbing. The route includes a climb over Beech Mountain where Lance Armstrong trained for his come back into cycling after his fight with cancer. The Grizzly route was designed to be equally challenging as the Bear Hill Climb.

The Bear is a five mile run from Linville to the top of Grandfather Mountain at the Swinging Bridge. The Bear Hill Climb takes place on Thursday evening of the Games.

Equally challenging is the Grandfather Mountain Marathon that takes place on Saturday of the Games. The Mountain Marathon starts in Boone at 7:00 am and ends on MacRae Meadows. The Grizzly Bike Race field included some of the premier cyclists in the Southeast.

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This year 4 males and 3 females participate in all three races. The male with the overall best time is declared the King and the female with the overall best time is declared the Queen. The following is the results.
Male
Bear
Grizzly
GMM
Total
Robert Greene
43:18
3:55.43
3:55
8.5 Hours
Gregory Kiziah
46:58
3:40.10
4:27.17
8.90 Hours
Derek Blalock
48:49
4:09:24
3:59
8.95 Hours
Al McNeil
48:07
4:12.55
4:14
9.25 Hours
 
Females
Annette Benosky
43:23
4:36.30
3:28.23
8.8 Hours
Denine Ryan
49:29
6:17.33
4:18
11.4 Hours
Jane Kupkowski
58:23
5:39.25
5:36.1
12 Hours