Neal, Banks overall 5K winnersPublished 12:00am Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Chris Neal was the overall male winner and Sandy Banks was the overall female winner in the Andalusia Ballet’s Hottest Race in Town 5K Saturday morning.
“It was a beautiful day,” Race Director Shan Burkhardt said. “Starting at 7:30 (a.m.) helped a lot. Last year was way too hot. Hopefully, we’ll have more runners for next year.”
Overall, Burkhardt said she thinks the race went well.
“I think everybody had a good run,” she said.
Neal ran the race in 17 minutes, 59 seconds, while Banks ran it in 20:28.
Stephen Bernstein was the second fastest man in the race, and Tom Rainer was third.
Dana Kennedy and Burkhardt tied for second among women, and Katie O’Neal was third.
Exactly 44 people walked or ran the 5K, which began and ended at the Church Street Cultural Arts Centre.
Male and female age division winners are listed below.
Ages 9-12: Colin Ward, Hannah Sellers
Ages 13-15: Erica Bernstein
Ages 16-19: Brianna Bozeman
Ages 20:24: Clara Bass
Ages 25-29: Hope Riley
Ages 30-34: Eric Wagoner, Stephanie Harrelson
Ages 35-39: Perry Dillard, Jennifer Ernest
Ages 40-44: Kathy Jones
Ages 45-49: Mike Jones, Michele Gerlach
Ages 50-54: (none)
Ages 55-59: Monty Russell, Cynthia Howar