By Julie Clark
The first annual Springtime 10K Training class/group was a success. There were 19 participants who finished the Springtime 10K. Everyone in the class came very close or exceeded their personal time goals.
The top age group winner was Jean Bowling who won 3rd in her age group with a time of 1:14:17. The fastest (and almost youngest) runner in the class was Chris Sumner with a time of 45:07. The person who came closest to goal time was Debbie Grant who estimated 54:00 and finished in 53:54. The most improved participants is a tie between Roger Bell, Juanice Hagan, Amy Kaiser, Wade McDaniel, Gretchen Prange and Michael Smith who all ran several minutes faster than their predicted times.
The following is a list of graduates who completed the Springtime race and their 10K finishing times: Judy Bakstran (1:12:42), Roger Bell (52:18), Vicki Bowden (53:52), Jean Bowling (1:14:17), Gary Daviduk (1:00:23), Steve Gould (50:39), Debbie Grant (53:54), Juanice Hagan (54:04), Martha Haynes (1:01:20), Amy Kaiser (56:47), Wade McDaniel (52:03), Gretchen Prange (54:36), Michael Smith (54:59), Chris Sumner (45:07), Karen Sutterfield (55:28), Salim Talib (55:21), Pat Tyre (1:03:38), Katy Ziegler (52:02), Richard Ziegler (56:43). Brian Churchill, Dot Skofronick, Kathy Kuester, Allan Henry and Terry Hanes also participated in the class.
Congratulations to all who finished the Springtime 10K Race!
If you are interested in continuing your training (or joining for the first time) … join us THIS WEEK on Thursday evening at 5:45.
10K Training Group Continuation Schedule
Thursday, April 1st: 5:45 pm, Messer Park (corner of Duprey and Jackson Bluff) 3 miles easy flat run (Black Bear 5K course)
Thursday, April 8th: 5:45 pm, D.O.T. parking lot 5 miles hilly (springtime course miles 1-6)
Thursday, April 15th: 5:45 pm, D.O.T. parking lot 5 miles hilly (springtime course miles 1-6)
Thursday, April 22nd: 5:45 pm, Messer Park 3 miles easy flat run (Black Bear 5K course)
Saturday, April 24th: ROSE CITY 10K THOMASVILLE