The Assault on Mount Hood VII was held last Saturday, Dec. 10, drawing more than 300 race finishers. The 3.5-mile, cross-country race was hosted by the Melrose Running Club in conjunction with the Melrose Fish and Game Club. The event also raises money for Housing Families, Inc. and other local charities, including boys and girls cross-country at Melrose High School. The top female winner was Lindsay Willard, with a net time of 23:50. The top overall winner was Mike Quintal with a time of 20:23. The top two finishers from Melrose were Michael Urquiola, at 23:51, and Ryan Hunt, at 24:32. For more results, go to coolrunning.com.