Now, back to the purpose of this blog... Let's report on some races for the weekend of May 21, 2011.
Harry Williams All Comers Track Meet
This is an annual event hosted by the Huntsville Track Club. It is free for HTC members who pre-register and very affordable for everyone. It is a family friendly event that has distances that most runners don't get an opportunity to run very often. The event includes a 100 meter race, a 200 meter race, a 400 meter race, an 800 meter race, a one mile race, and a 5 km race. All of the runs take place on the Bob Jones High School Track. The overall results are at the HTC web site. The lone Limestone County participant was 9 year old Gerald Moore of Athens. He ran the 100m in 15.28 seconds, the 200m in 32.54 seconds and the 400m in 79.63 seconds. Very impressive running young man!
Priceville Community Recreation Association 5k
The PCRA 5k took place in Priceville, AL on May 21, 2011. There were a few Limestone County finishers in this race listed below. The overall results are available at the HTC website.
- Denny Thornton, Athens, 25:57
- Taylor Thomas, Athens, 25:57
- Hyunsook Dean, Athens, 25:59 (Female Masters Winner!)
- Philip Dean, Athens, 28:24
David McKannan Run for Research 5k
The Run for Research 5k runs on the old Big Spring Jam 5k course in Huntsville, AL. This race was Saturday, May 21, 2011. The overall results are available on the HTC website.
- Danny Harrison, Athens, 20:56
- Taylor Pool, Athens, 24:26
- Mark York, Ardmore, 26:46
- Julie Thomason, Ardmore, 27:45
- Hamson Nelson, Athens, 30:58
- Klaire Phillips, Athens, 30:58
- Meredith Johnson, Elkmont, 33:14
- Brooke Phillips, Athens, 33:20
- Guy Greenhaw, Athens, 34:10
- Lanier Greenhaw, Athens, 34:10
- Will Phillips, Athens, 36:43
- Richard Robinett, Athens, 42:22
- Michelle Robinett-Fost, Athens, 42:22
Xterra Oak Mountain Trail Races
The Xterra Oak Mountain 21k (Half Marathon) Trail Race was held at Oak Mountain State Park near Hoover, AL on Saturday, May 21. This is the Xterra Trail Race Southeast Championship. Xterra event results can be found at http://www.xterraplanet.com/xduro/schedule.html. The event included a trail marathon, a trail half marathon, a 10k mud run, and a 5k mud run. The 5k had one Limestone County finisher, Suzanne Rainey in 47:01. The 21k had two Limestone County finishers.
- Andy Davidson, Athens, 1:45:32
- Eric Patterson, Athens, 1:47:11 (Age Group Winner)