Bell Wins National 50 km Title In New York

Patrick Bell, 46, of Richmond won the masters men's 45-49 national title at the USATF 50 km Championships on March 6.  The championships were held in Lloyd Harbor, N.Y. (on Long Island).  

Bell ran covered the 31.1 mile race in 3:32:58 (6:33/mile pace).  Bell finished 11th overeal in the men's championship race and lead his nearest competitor in the 45-49 division by nearly 12 minutes.