Husband, wife take top honors in 32-mile event

It has become a theme in the past few years for a Gunnison family duo to dominate at the Original Growler mountain bike races at Hartman Rocks Recreation Area.

Last year, the father son duo of Dave and Cooper Weins accomplished as much — with Dave winning the 64-mile Full Growler and Cooper winning the 32-mile Half. This year, however, the Wienses were dethroned by Brian and Jennifer Smith.

The Smiths won the Half Growler in their respective categories while racing together for the first time since their daughter was born.



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