PROVE, Utah — Butte’s Chris “Iceman” Tippett is a half marathon champion.
Tippett, 60, won the male 60-64 age group at the Provo City Half Marathon May 6. Tippett finished the 13.1-mile course in 1 hour, 30 minutes, 50 seconds. That’s a pace of 6:56 per mile.
Tippett beat the second-place finisher in his age group by more than 13 minutes.
Overall, Tippett placed 14th out of 494 runners. Riley Cook, a 35-year-old runner from South Weber, Utah, won the race with a time of 1:06:32.
Tippett’s time would have won the two age groups below him.