Willsboro, May 27, 2000- With a late surge, Jim Kobak captured the 2000 Patch Sprint. Kobak, from Peru, passed two-time Champion Greg Henderson with less than one mile to go on the course. Henderson, who led for the better part of the first ten miles ended up second, followed by 1997 champion Jason Fiegl, and two-time winner Tim Singer. Austalian Erin Hammond became the first-ever women's Patch Champion. All told, close to 20 racers, walkers and relay competitors took part.
2000 Patch Sprint
2000 Champions: Erin Hammond (left) and Jim Kobak (right)