EAGLE RIVER - Winning the 29th annual Crow Pass Crossing's men's title was Scott Patterson while Anchorage's Kiersten Lippmann captured the women's championship for the second straight year on Saturday.

Patterson, who posted a time of three hours, five minutes and 16.7 seconds, bested Seward's Matthew Adams (3:08.38.4), who won the Mayor's Marathon in June. Andrew Arnold (3:18.31.4) and Matias Saari (3:21.58.2) finished third and fourth, respectively.

Lippmann, a former two-sport standout at UAA originally from Wayland, Mass., won the women's race in 3:40.28. Lippmann became the first woman to win two titles in the last 15 years. Taking second was Najeeby Quinn (3:43.13.6) and Kinsey Apperson (3:59.13.8) took third.

Sponsored by the University of Alaska Anchorage SAA Milers Booster Club, the prestigious trek covers approximately 24 miles along the Crow Pass Trail from its start near Girdwood to the Eagle River Nature Center. The total gradient is 5,959 feet, with a peak elevation gain of 3,888 feet.