217 runners, walkers finish Gator Trot

Published 12:00am Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Runners run the 18th annual Alligator Trot 5K Road Race and Walk Saturday. | Stephanie Nelson/Star-News

 

Runners run the 18th annual Alligator Trot 5K Road Race and Walk Saturday. |                                                                 Stephanie Nelson/Star-News
Runners run the 18th annual Alligator Trot 5K Road Race and Walk Saturday. | Stephanie Nelson/Star-News

Two-hundred-and-seventeen runners and walkers crossed the finish line at the 18th annual Alligator Trot 5K Road Race and Walk on Saturday at Florala State Park.

Participants from as far as Maine, Ohio, Virginia and Indiana competed in the race, which was held in conjunction with the Masonic Celebration, which began on Monday.

The top three finishers in each age category, event and their finishing times are listed below:

Male Runners

Overall Winner — Mathew Dobson, 17 minutes, 11 seconds

First Masters — Bob Walker, 19:32

First Grandmasters — Greg Bilby, 22:16

First Senior Grand Masters — Roger Dobson, 24:28

First Great Grand Masters — Ferrell McDougald, 27:07

Age 0-14

• Hailey Middlebrook, 22:47

• Stormi Hein, 25:46

• David Fox, 28:46

Age 15-19

• Dylan Scott, 17:48

• Brok Kasten, 18:47

• Travis Shaw, 20:43

Age 20-24

• Hosea Sosa, 29:18

• Jacob Forbes, 38:24

• Anthony Sherrer, 39:52

Age 25-29

• Nicholas Lewis, 21:36

• Jeff Reaves, 24:18

• Davin Hand, 26:08

Age 30-34

• Drew Ackles, 18:49

• David Bill, 21:50

• Daniel Klinkner, 22:31

Age 35-39

• Richard Fernandez, 21:54

• Lee Peacock, 25:53

• Jeremy Russell, 27:23

Age 40-44

• Quent Kasten, 23:09

• Tate Gatlin, 25:43

• John Crawford, 26:48

Age 45-46

• Dale Thomas, 20:50

• Steven Rausch, 20:54

• Robert Patron, 23:07

Age 50-54

• Ken Williams, 23:56

• Greg Burnett, 25:03

• Bill Nation, 34:16

Age 55-59

• John Covington, 22:07

• Mike Million, 23:31

• Kenneth Braidwood, 26:38

Age 60-64

• Pat Judd, 24:43

• Scott Ferguson, 26:09

• Randy Diboll, 26:53

Age 65-69

• Vann Johnson, 26:42

• Robert Lee, 29:01

• Charles Cummings, 52:30

Age 70 and up

• Winston Howell, 28:11

• Bob Miller, 34:16

• Billy Carmichael, 37:01

Female Runners

Overall Winner — Tricia Meek, 23:10

First Masters — Cheryl Wolfe, 23:34

First Grandmasters — Toni Meeks, 25:11

First Senior Grand Masters — Jo Sandlelin, 36:29

First Great Grand Masters — Melba Crews, 44:21

Age 0-14

• Kendra Weeks, 29:01

• Angel Flowers, 30:40

• Aubrey Brown, 39:20

Age 15-19

• Anastasia Scott, 30:37

• Zoey Sexton, 47:44

Age 20-24

• Marilyn Gilbert, 24:40 (fourth overall best female time)

• Emily Evans, 25:36

• Cassie Combs, 28:46

Age 25-29

• Laura Tinsley, 26:10

• Sophia Rider, 27:20

• Sara Biermacki, 29:47

Age 30-34

• Kelly Vickers, 27:32

• April Hantzis, 31:02

• Amber Amis, 32:10

Age 35-39

• Stephanie Dillard, 26:37

• Stacy Vance, 28:45

• Jayme Meek, 29:42

Age 40-44

• Kelley Fore, 29:45

• Kelly Schultz, 30:57

• Kathy Jones, 31:07

Age 45-49

• Valeria Hein, 24:40 (third overall female to cross finish line)

• Carol Crawford, 26:46

• Holly Wilson, 28:04

Age 50-54

• Caroline Levesque, 25:48

• Katie Bryant, 26:06

• Robin Wise, 30:07

Age 55-59

• Debbie Henderson, 30:58

• Frances Williams, 33:12

• Peggy Vardaro, 36:07

Age 60-64

• Bobbie Barnes, 41:48

Age 70 and up

• Jo Sandelin, 36:29

• Melba Crews, 44:21

Male Walkers

Overall Winner — Ken Snalewich, 33:17

Age 0-14

• Jon-Tyler Wise, 48:32

Age 20-29

• Josh Parker, 51:21

• Cory Mays, 58:36

• Age 40-49

• David Bagley, 47:57

Age 50-59

• Ken Wolfe, 36:57

• Clay Poppell, 46:22

• Ed Leven, 47:49

Age 60-69

• Rick Simmons, 1:04.26

• Tim Wagner, 1:04.26

Age 70 and up

• Dave Deruiter, 42:47

• Robert Romano, 46:36

Female Walkers

Overall Winner — Mellody Hughes, 41:06

Age 0-14

• Mallory McDougald, 44:01

• Ora Nelson, 45:53

Age 20-29

• Taylor Wise, 48:32

• Chelsea Kemp, 51:21

• Kyrsten Tipton, 56:57

Age 30-39

• Kelly Wise, 48:32

• Amy Herrington, 53:51

• Felicia Ganous, 53:59

Age 40-49

• Valie Hatfield, 44:85

• Janet Wise, 47:49

• Jennifer Lewis, 53:59

Age 50-59

• Ellie Gantt, 46:26

• Becky Cornelius, 47:49

• Sheri Parente, 47:49

Age 60-69

• Dorothy Gree, 47:41

• Marilyn Haney, 52:06

• Brenda Sanders, 53:51

Age 70 and up

• Kathleen Morris, 43:17

• Faye Brewer, 1:01.50

For complete trot results, visit the Alligator Trot’s website at www.alligatortrot.com.

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