Brian Pilcher of Ross took the lead coming down the Swoop portion of the trail and cruised to victory Sunday in the 99th Dipsea Race, a 7.5-mile footrace from Mill Valley to Stinson Beach.

Pilcher, 52, won for the first time. He had a clock time of 48 minutes, 25 seconds and a run time of 55:25 in the handicapped race. Mark McManus of Mill Valley finished in second place, 32 seconds behind. Alex Varner was third and won the Best Time for the quickest time on the course with a 49:26. Julia Maxwell, 13, was the top female runner. She finished fourth in 49:51. Novato High standout Erik Olson was fifth and won the high school trophy with a 49:55.

Complete results of the race will not be available until late Sunday, due to complications with the organizers.

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