Vasque Athlete Bryan Dayton Wins Breck Crest Mountain Half Marathon

Vasque athlete, Bryan Dayton won the Breck Crest Mountain Half Marathon in Breckenridge, Colorado this past Labor Day weekend, with a time of 1:53, the fastest time posted in the past 3 years.
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Red Wing, MN – Sept. 9, 2009 –Vasque athlete, Bryan Dayton won the Breck Crest Mountain Half Marathon in Breckenridge, Colorado this past Labor Day weekend, with a time of 1:53, the fastest time posted in the past 3 years. Dayton gave an impressive performance on the difficult course that runs well above the tree line and offers stunning views.

“It was a good run. I felt pretty rough at the top (12,700 ft) and had some altitude issues but they subsided on the downhill and I started feeling better. I tried to focus on the trail as not to fall since I am now paranoid after the Pikes Marathon. But I had a strong run and I felt great afterwards,” said Dayton. Dayton was outfitted in the new trail running shoe set for release spring of 2010, the Transistor.

Dayton has had a strong season so far with the top finish at the highest road race in the US, the Mt. Evans ascent, a 5th place finish at the difficult Leadville Trail Marathon, and a 7th place finish at the Pikes Peak marathon. Next up for Dayton is the Rock/Creek Stump Jump in Chattanooga, TN, October 3rd, where he currently holds the course record. The trail runs along the Cumberland Plateau from Chattanooga to Cumberland Gap and all proceeds raised from the event go to benefit the Cumberland Trail Conference, a non-profit organization committed to the completion and maintenance of the 300+ mile long Cumberland Trail.

For more information about Dayton and his upcoming race schedule visit www.vasque.com.

About Vasque
For over 40 years, Vasque has crafted high-quality performance-driven footwear for the outdoor market with a line that includes specialized footwear for trail running, crossover, hiking, backpacking, alpine pursuits and kids. With an unyielding commitment to innovation, Vasque focuses on fit and world-class performance as the core pillars in every product they produce. Company product testing takes place through a team of exceptional athletes that report directly from trails all over the world, resulting in product that withstands the test of time and the hardest conditions and wear. To illustrate the “Vasque Fit” story, the company has brought on the Master of Fit™ to narrate, in a series of videos, exactly what it takes to become an award-winning footwear manufacturer.

To view the Master of Fit in action visit: www.youtube.com/user/vasquefootwear

For more information on all Vasque products, go to www.vasque.com

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