Mount Helena List of Past Winners

Year Men Age Women Age
1975 Bill Lannan (Hel), 35:09 20 Patty Sodja (E. Hel), 47:05 11
1976 Branch Brady (GF), 37:35 29 Patty Sodja (E. Hel), 50:25 12
1977* Drake Dornfeld (Mis), 39:05 22 Gigi Moy (Hel), 48:04 23
1978 Bob Page (Butte), 36:52 26-34 Shelly Thompson (Hel), 48:16 17
1979 Dean Behrmann (Bil), 38:03 22 Shirley Weaver (GF), 50:29 37
1980 Branch Brady (GF), 38:23 33 Cheryl Johnson (Clancy), 47:04 20
1981 Jeff Thomas (Hel), 38:45 21 Cheryl Johnson (Clancy), 46:26 21
1982 Branch Brady (GF), 37:09 35 Mary Ellen Crockford (Hel), 50:44 22
1983 Jeff Thomas (Hel), 37:28 23 Mary Ellen Crockford (Hel), 48:38 23
1984 Jeff Thomas (Hel), 38:05 24 Ann Seifert (Hel), 48:22 27
1985 Jeff Thomas (Hel), 38:29 25 Ann Seifert (Hel), 47:57 28
1986 Jeff Thomas (Hel), 37:26 26 Gigi Moy (Hel), 49:11 32
1987 Jeff Thomas (Hel), 37:26 27 Kathie Roos (Hel), 47:27 25
1988 no race due to fire restrictions
1989 Jeff Thomas (Hel), 37:06 29 Karen Wilson (Hel), 48:42 26
1990 Jeff Thomas (Hel), 36:44 30 Jenny Murney (Mis), 48:36 32
1991 Jeff Thomas (Hel), 38:27 31 Jenny Murney (Mis), 47:49 33
1992 Steve Simpson (Hel), 36:23 28 Heidi Vosbeck (Hel), 48:37 30
1993 John David Sveen (Boz), 40:28 25 Demaris Taylor, (Hel), 52:07 32
1994 Pat Judge (Hel), 37:45 24 Nancy Dolan (Liv), 48:44 37
1995 Pat Judge (Hel), 36:10 25 Nancy Dolan (Boz), 48:36 38
1996 Pat Judge (Hel), 36:47 26 Michele Franchi (Hel), 47:19 23
1997 Pat Judge (Hel), 38:35 27 Michele Franchi (Hel), 47:02 24
1998 Jeff Thomas (Hel), 38:13 38 Lara Thomas (Hel), 47:20 31
1999 Jeff Thomas (Hel), 39:51 39 Holly Stanish (Three Forks), 46:32 24
2000 Pat Judge (Hel), 36:43 30 Michele Franchi (Hel), 45:56 27
2001 Quint Gidley (Libby), 39:41 24 Kristina Trygstad-Saari (Boz), 44:56 16
2002 Chad Anderson (Boz), 39:50 28 Michele Franchi (Hel), 46:47 29
2003 Tommy Manning (Boz), 39:02 27 Shayla Swanson (Boz), 46:49 20
2004 Tommy Manning (Boz), 39:04 28 Michele Franchi (Hel), 47:35 31
2005 Kiefer Hahn (Mis/Hel), 39:33 32 Michelle Richardson (Hel), 48:53 40
2006 Michael St. Thomas (Mis), 40:59 23 Lisa Reidlinger (Clancy), 56:41 32
2007** Michael St. Thomas (Mis), 39:44 24 Nikki Kimball (Boz), 45:49 36
2008 Justin Yates (Mis), 41:24 26 Marta Fisher (Hel), 46:10 33
2009 Mike Wolfe (Hel), 38:35.9 31 Kristina Trygstad-Saari (Boz), 44:01.9 24
2010 Shiloh Hernandez (Hel), 40:59.1 30 Nicole Hunt (Deer Lodge), 43:34.1 40
2011 Mike Wolfe (Hel), 39:01 33 Beth Shumate (Hel), 47:04 36
2012 David Norris (Boz), 38:41.2 21 Nicole Hunt (Deer Lodge), 46:22.8 42
2013 Alexi Farmer (Hel), 40:25 18 Ashley Basten (Hel), 47:22 36
2014 Alex Street (Hel), 43:20 33 Ashley Basten (Hel), 46:36 37
2015 Mike Kaiser (Hel), 40:41 33 Amy Friedman (Mis), 45:27 39
2016 Mike Kaiser (Hel), 39:15 34 Ashley Basten (Hel), 48:41 39
2017 Mike Kaiser (Hel), 40:01 35 Debbie Gibson (Hel), 49:45 52
* race increases in length from 5.3 to 5.6 miles
** race shortened to 5.5 miles due to construction on Walking Mall