Rod Dixon and Anne Audain, both from New Zealand, each set course records to win their respective divisions of the prestigious Virginia Ten Miler Pro-Am road race today.
Dixon pulled ahead of Herb Lindsay early in the race and was unchallenged in the late stages, crossing the finish line in 46:50 and winning $6,000. Lindsay finished second in 47:31 and won $4,000 and Domingo Tibaduiza of Columbia was third in 47:52 to win $2,000.
Audain led from start to finish in the women's race, clocking 53:54 to defeat sisters Julie and Mary Shea and pocket $6,000. Julie Shea, a former AIAW cross country champion from North Carolina State, clocked 55:31, a little more than a minute ahead of her sister, who finished third. Audain, who won the Cascade Run-Off and $10,000 earlier this year, finished 45th overall.
Top Washington-area finishers were Terry Baker of Hagerstown, who finished fifth in 48:11 and won $900, and Matt Wilson of Fairfax, who won $300 for 15th place. Cynthia Lorenzoni of Charlottesville finished fourth in 58:38 and won $800 and Marge Rosasco of Fallston, Md., was fifth in 59:05 and won $600.