Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Racers Face Cheating Charges

07/11/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • AP Durango Herald

DENVER - Two mountain-bike racers are facing criminal charges for allegedly cheating in last year's Leadville Trail 100 race.

Race organizers said 36-year-old Wendy Lyall used Katie Brazelton's entry number to race in the women's age 40-49 class and placed second.

Lyall has been charged with criminal impersonation, a Class 6 felony, the lowest level felony. Brazelton, 40, will face the same charge, District Attorney Mark Hurlbert said.

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