Butte’s Stillwagon, Heglund win 50 at Butte 100

Butte’s Stillwagon, Heglund win 50 at Butte 100
Butte’s John “Bear” Stillwagon, center receives his gold medal at the Butte 100 Saturday. Also pictured are Nate Stillwagon, left, of Boise, Idaho, and Clyde Kidd of Missoula. (Courtesy photo)

Butte cyclists John “Bear” Stillwagon and Jenny Heglund raced to overall titles in the 50 Open/3 division of the Butte 100 Saturday.

Stillwagon, 44, completed the 50-mile race in 5 hours, 23 minutes, 35.42 seconds to claim the men’s title in the division. Placing third in the division was Stillwagon’s younger brother, Nate Stillwagon, 34, who lives in Boise, Idaho.

The younger Stillwagon finished in 5:37:07.

Heglund, 31, topped the women’s field in her division with a time of 7:07:30.

In the men’s pro 50-mile race, Butte’s Jens MacAller, 31, placed 10th overall 5:56:42.

In the 25-mile race, which is named after the late Dr. Pete Sorini, a handful of Butte riders posted top-10 finishes.

Butte’s Sarah Fredlund, 34, placed fourth overall in 3:33:55. Megan Godbout, 37, placed ninth, while Tina Donovan, 57, finished 10th.

On the men’s side in the 25-mile race, Butte’s Brandon Bradley, 31, placed second overall in 2:51:54.

Dave Stillwagon, 36, placed eight, Kevin Shuttlesworth, 36, took ninth, and Doug Tate, 57, finished 10th.

The race started and finished near Homestake Lake.

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  • Jenni Stillwagon
    July 31, 2016, 10:43 am

    Way to go Stillwagon brothers!!

  • Jenni Stillwagon
    July 31, 2016, 10:45 am

    Should have said way to go Stillwagon boys…Bear, Nate, Moose! 🙂


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