The DaDooRunRun 5K and one-mile fun run, held in conjunction with the W.C. Handy Music Festival each year took place in Florence this morning (Saturday, July 19) with 175 finishers in the 5K. Results are posted at shoalstrac.com.
This must have been one excited race for those watching as well as for the first three overall finishers. They were all three fast and finished within four seconds of each other!
Top three finishers:
1st Nebiyu Osman, 16, of Russellville, 17:28
2nd Hirbo Hirbo, 22, of Russellville, 17:32
3rd Eric Charette, 32, of Huntsville, 17:32
Top female finishers were:
1st Linda Scavarda, 24, ofToney, 19:51
2nd Sandy Lynch, 39, of Florence, 20:15
3rd Christie Thigpen, 32, of Florence, 21:09
Top Masters finishers:
Stacy LeMay, 46M, of Florence, 19:50
Pam Berry, 52F, of Hartselle, 25:36
* Christopher Hobbs, 19, of Athens, 19:39 (third in age group)
* Mark Swanner, 39, of Athens, 24:51
* Barry Pugh, 40, of Athens, 25:00
* Glen King, 47, of Athens, 23:28
In the one-mile results, 3-year-old Brooklyn Swanner of Athens was the sole Limestone finisher among 63 listed. Brooklyn finished in 14:59.97 to take the third-place slot in her age group. Great Job!