Race Previews

Stellar Field Set for Big Pig XVIII...Updated...

kort-win-pig.gif18th Annual PIGMAN HALF - The MTN Guys nearly soiled ourselves when we looked at next weekend's Big Pig start list. It will arguably be the most competitive Pigman ever. Here's a few of the names on the Elite roster:


David Thompson (P - MN) - 9 x Pigman Champ. A win would be the 100th of his storied career. (photo on page 2.)

Daniel Bretscher (P - IA) - 2007 US Athlete of the Year

Tom Gerlach (P -WI) - Successful long course veteran

Eric Engel (WI) - Reigning Toughman Minnesota champion

Kevin O'Connor (MN) - Reigning Pigman Masters CR-holder. PR - 4:02 (MN State amateur Half IM record)...




dkt-agape.gifBlake Becker (P -WI) - PR - 3:54

Kevin Denny (MO) - PR - 4:04

Jeff Paul (IA) - PR - 4:04

Kris Spoth (MN) - PR - 4:11

Mark Carey (KS) - PR - 4:10

Brian Sames (MN) - PR - 4:12


Dani Fischer (P - IN) - PR - 4:22 (2014 US Long Course National Champion)

Kortney Haag (MN) - PR - 4:35 - Three-time Pigman winner. Five Half IM victories in career (photo at top)

Dani Vsetecka (MN) - Reigning Door County Half champion

Bridget McCoy (MN) - Long course debut. 2015 Minneapolis and Brewhouse winner.

MTN will post words and a results links after the race.

UPDATE: We just learned that Matt Payne, PR - 4:02, will be racing.