Saturday, October 9, 2010

Fleet Feet Monte Sano 15k

The annual Fleet Feet Monte Sano 15k was Saturday, October 9, 2010 at Monte Sano State Park in Huntsville. This race offers a rare opportunity to run the 15k distance on the roads.  This is one of two 15k races in North Alabama, and both of those races take place on rolling courses.  The temperatures were a little warmer than ideal, but it was still very good weather for racing at the start time.

The overall winner was Brandon York of Huntsville in 50:04.  The female winner was Candace Jacobs of Huntsville in 58:37.  The masters winner was Donald Bowman of Madison in 54:32.  The female masters winner was Gail Dwyer of Madison in 1:10:09.  The overall results, age group results, and awards are available at the HTC website.

Limestone County runners had a strong showing at this event with 5 Limestone County runners leaving with awards. Limestone County finishers are listed below.
  1. Eric Patterson, Athens, 1:01:39 (2nd in Age Group)
  2. Andy Davidson, Athens, 1:02:40 (1st in Age Group)
  3. Heather Day, Athens, 1:11:12 (1st in Age Group)
  4. Whitney Hollingsworth 1:11:55 (2nd Female Masters)
  5. Kristi Juhrs, Athens, 1:14:58 (1st in Age Group)
  6. David Fanning, Athens, 1:17:23
  7. Johnny Maplesden, Athens, 1:18:39
  8. Barry Pugh, Athens, 1:19:37
  9. Stanley Roden, Athens, 1:20:31
  10. Young Rivera, Ardmore, 1:20:32
  11. William Driskell, Athens, 1:21:09
  12. Kerr Delmer, Tanner, 1:21:56
  13. Tom Davidson, Athens, 1:22:40
  14. Jennifer Stewart, Athens, 1:24:47
  15. Dana Bell, Athens, 1:25:22
  16. Mark York, Ardmore, 1:30:08
  17. Laura Cary, Athens, 1:45:05