German, Aussie Win Empire State Building Run-Up

Germany's Thomas Dold is unbeatable up the empire state building. Photo: LA Times

Thomas Dold wins for sixth time in a row.

Thomas Dold of Stuttgart, Germany, won the men’s division of the 86-floor Empire State Building Run-Up for the sixth year in a row–posting a winning time of 10 minutes, 10 seconds, while Alice McNamara of Melbourne, Australia won the women’s division in 13:03.

“Probably one of the toughest things I’ve ever done,” McNamara said. “I had a max heart rate the whole way.”

For More: LA Times & Brisbane Times

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