Sunday, November 23, 2008

Dam Bridge Run & Dizzy Fifties results

The Dam Bridge Run 10,000-meter race took place in Florence on Saturday, Nov. 22.
Limestone finishers include:
Luke Mould, 15, Athens, 41:01 (second in age group)
Alex Holt, 15, Athens, 42:56
Tom Holt, 43, Athens, 43:25 (second in age group)
Barry Pugh, 41, Athens, 46:17 (note: Barry is mistakenly listed in the 45-49 age group in official results posted at
Tom Davidson, 53, Athens, 47:39 (second in age group)
Mark Swanner, 40, Athens, 47:58
Glen King, 48, Athens, 47:59
Matthew Belew, 15, Athens, 49:24
Mike Boyles, 50, Athens, 56:30
Jennifer Gresham, 33, Athens, 59:10

Overall winners were as follows:

Male (top three)
Lucas Sieb, 15, Scottsboro, 32:45
Eric Charette, 32, Huntsville, 34:45
Hirbo Hirbo, 22, Russellville, 36:37

Female (top three)

Emily Ryan, 31 Nashville, 40:45
Sandy Lynch, 39 Florence, 42:15
Christie Thigpen, 33 Florence, 43:09

Masters Male
Jon Elmore, 42, Decatur, 37:06

Masters Female
Madelyn Patton, 46, Madison, 45:00

Senior-Most finisher was Jim Howell, 87, Huntsville, 1:18:30 (first in age-group)
Junior-Most finisher was Rhett Ryan, 11, Muscle Shoals, 51:15 (second in age group)

Also Saturday, the Dizzy Fifties 50K, 40-Mile & 50-Mile Trail Runs took place in Huntsville. Results are posted on the Huntsville Track Club website.

Limestone Countians in the race include:
Tony King, 43, Athens, who finished the 50K in 5:34:53.
There were no other Limestone finishers in Dizzy Fifties, unless, of course, they live in such annexed areas as Toney, Harvest or Madison. I really have no way of knowing whether those folks live in Limestone or not.
If you are a runner who (regardless of where you live) would like to be included among results listings on North Alabama Runner, please shoot me an e-mail at Let me know when you'll be running a race. I'll be sure to look you up in the results and include you in my race spotlights.

One such friend of North Alabama Runner is Tom Smith.
Smith, 55, of Hampton Cove, ran the 50K Saturday in 5:40:27.
Way to go, Tom!

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