Saturday, June 7, 2008

Huff 'N Puff on the Bluff 15K results

Results are posted at ShoalsTRAC for the Huff N Puff on the Bluff 15K, which took place in Sheffield today (Saturday, June 7). The race was originally scheduled for March 8 but was postponed due to hazardous road/trail conditions after snow blanketed the Tennesse Valley that morning.

Overall winner in the sixth-annual trail run was Scott Strand, 40, of Homewood, who ran a 52:56 (Wow! That's a 5:41-per-mile pace!). The second- and third-place finishers were also in the over-40 set: Donald Bowman, 40, of Madison, 57:18; and John Charlton, 42, of Columbia, SC, 59:36.
Overall female was Whitney Montgomery, 20, of Moulton, 1:06:28. Second- and third- females were Lori Goldweber, 44, of Birmingham, 1:07:38; and Sandy Lynch, 38, of Florence, 1:07:53.

Athens runners among the 120 finishers were:
Tim Fogg, 46; 1:18:32 (third in age group) (32nd overall)
Mark Maclin, 34; 1:18:45 (third in age group) (34th overall)
Glen King, 47; 1:22:59 (48th overall)
Barry Pugh, 40; 1:26:28 (64th overall)

Monday, June 2, 2008

Heritage Hustle 5K results

Runners from North Alabama took both top spots Saturday in the Heritage Hustle 5K in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.
Wes Bevis, 17, of Killen, was overall winner with a finish time of 18:02.
Sandy Lynch, 38, of Florence took the top female title in 20:04.
Mike Greene, 45, of Harvest was second overall in 19:04 and
Joey Butler, 40, of Madison took the male masters title in 21:02.

Quite a few other North Alabama runners were among the 61 finishers in the race, including:

Fowler Joiner, 17, Lexington, 21:48;
Don Hillis, 51, New Market, 21:56;
Michael Granville, 15 Tuscumbia, 22:51
Auburn Wilson, 46, Lexington, 22:51 7:22
Josh Aycock, 24, Tuscumbia, 23:19
Shannon McGee, 31, Madison, 23:45
Dave Beck, 50, Florence, 23:54
Sam Hurst, 19, Florence, 24:45
Dan Jackson, 37, Sheffield, 26:24
Jason Russell, 37, Oneonta, 26:56
Hannah Joiner, 19, Lexington, 27:49
Austin Smith, 17, Tuscumbia, 27:53
Joy Harbin, 50, Muscle Shoals, 29:02
Linda Brewer, 60, Florence, 31:41