August 20, 1989
Paul Solon of Tiburon, Calif., overtook Mike Secrest of Scottsdale, Ariz., Saturday to regain the lead in the Race Across AMerica. Solon passed Harmony, Ohio, at 6:51 p.m. (PDT) Saturday, 2,245 miles into the race. He held a one-minute lead over Secrest, who had taken the lead from Solon Friday. Bob Breedlove of Des Moines, Iowa, is in third place, 70 miles behind. Susan Notorangelo of Harvard, Ill., is the only women left in the race. She is eighth overall, 2,042 miles into the race.
August 17, 1989
Paul Solon of Tiburon, Calif., took the lead from Mike Secrest of Scottsdale, Ariz., Wednesday in the fourth day of the Race Across AMerica, which started in Costa Mesa and will finish in New York City. Solon passed Harper, Kan., at 7:40 p.m. (PDT). Harper is 1,344 miles into the race. Secrest, who won in 1987 and led after three days, is 1,268 miles into the race and 76 miles behind Solon. Bob Breedlove of Des Moines, Iowa, was third, 1,239 miles into the race.