Braun third at Riverbank Run

MISSOULA — Jeff Braun of Butte placed third in the 10-kilometer race at annual River Bank Run Saturday.

Braun finished the 6.2-mile race in 36 minutes, 23 seconds. Jimmy Grant of Missoula won the race in 32:58.  Sark Peha of Philipsburg took second at 36:18.

Marvin Speece of Butte placed fifth in the race at 38:27.

Longtime Butte coach Jim Konen also finished the race, crossing in 57:01.

Butte-area coach Nicole Hunt of Deer Lodge placed fifth overall in the 5-K race. She finished with a time of 17:20.

Ashley Choquette of Butte placed 18th overall in 19:31. Cara Whitlock of Butte placed 21st at 19:46.

In all, about 3,000 runners competed in the race, which is in its 41st year. Click here to search for results.