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No record set at this year's Grouse Grind Mountain Run

NORTH VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – It was a fast race, but no new record at the BMO Grouse Grind Mountain Run.

Sebastian Salas was trying to break the record he set last year of 25:01 but finished a few seconds slower this time.  “It’s still unofficial but it was somewhere around 25:15, so a little bit slower than last year.”

He admits he was a bit nervous before this year’s race.  “One of the top US mountain runners came out to try and give me a run for the money and it was really tough out there.  We were neck-in-neck for the first 10 to 15 minutes of the run.”

Salas is a professional cyclist and trains by biking all around North America.