Monday, March 22, 2010

Rocket Run 10 Miler

The 36th annual Rocket Run 10 Miler was Saturday, March 20, 2010, in Mooresville, AL. This is one of 4 races in Limestone County in 2010. The other three are the Chick Fil A 5k on April 10, the Duck and Run 5k on September 18, and the Elkmont Rails to Trails 10k on September 25.

You can view overall results, age group results, and state age records at the HTC website.

The overall winner was David Riddle in 54:07. The masters winner was George Dewitt in 56:21. George also set a state record for 10 miles for 51 year old men. The female winner was Heather Day in 1:10:40. The female masters winner was Whitney Hollingsworth of Elkmont in 1:15:10.

There were four state age records set on Saturday. Jase Bell set a new record by over 5 minutes for 11 year old males by running 10 miles in 1:11:50. Tim Vinson set the new mark for 45 year old males by 1 minute, running 10 miles in 58:48. George Dewitt set the record for 51 year old males by over 3 minutes with his 56:21. Finally, 78 year old Dewayne Morris set a new record by over a minute with a 1:31:22.

There were several Limestone County finishers in this race.
  1. Eric Patterson of Athens, 1:05:18 (2nd in age group)
  2. Kevin Crumlish of Mooresville, 1:11:16
  3. Glen King of Athens, 1:14:59
  4. Whitney Hollingsworth of Elkmont, 1:15:10 (Female Masters Winner)
  5. Jonathan Pittman of Athens, 1:16:03 (1st in age group)
  6. David Quinn of Athens, 1:17:34
  7. Andrew Pittman of Athens, 1:20:59 (2nd in age group)
  8. Phillip Stewart of Athens, 1:21:16
  9. Barry Pugh of Athens, 1:21:34
  10. Tim McNeill of Athens, 1:22:12
  11. Steve Calatrello of Athens, 1:24:04
  12. Chris Furno of Athens, 1:24:42
  13. Tom Ridinger of Athens, 1:26:18
  14. Don Pittman of Athens, 1:36:38
  15. Tom Pieplow of Athens, 1:36:56
  16. Jennifer Gresham of Athens, 1:39:03
  17. Kevin Smith of Athens, 1:40:30