Vasher, Palumbo win Resolution Run 5K
by Whitley Clifton | January 11, 2019 9:20 am
Last Updated: January 10, 2019 at 11:28 am
On the warm, humid morning of January 1, 2019, runners descended upon the campus of East Georgia State College in Swainsboro for the running of the 6th Annual Kiwanis Resolution Run 5K.
Registration for the run began at 7:30 a.m. with the official start at 9 a.m.
The run, sponsored by the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club, was held to raise money for the Kiwanis Club’s many community projects. This year could have been considered the year of the great grandmasters with two runners over 70-years-old and two runners over 80.
The overall winner in the male division was Brendan Vasher from Richmond Hill with a time of 20 minutes and 5 seconds. The overall winner in the female division was Jessica Palumbo from Swainsboro with a time of 25:38. The male masters’ division winner was Mike Littlefield from Richmond Hill with a time of 21:27, and the female masters’ winner was Liliana Colley from Vidalia with a time of 30:13.
Age group winners in the male division were as follows:
Age 6-9 1. Ryley James
Age 30-39 1. Roscoe Parker
Age 40-49 1. Bobby James 2. Jeff Andrews
Age 50-59 1. Randall Beach 2. Kevin Faircloth 3. Tracey Edenfield
Age 60-69 1. Tom Lamb 2. Hayward Altman
Age 70+ 1. Ray Miller 2. John Torpy
Age 80+ 1. Bill Briggs
Age group winners in the female division were as follows:
Age 10-19 1. Anita Cerpovicz 2. Karolina Cerpovicz
Age 20-29 1. Julie Freeman
Age 40-49 1. Melinda Andrews 2. Joelle Romanchik-Cerpovicz 3. Kristy Pettit
Age 50-59 1. Holly McGee 2. Beth Lane
Age 60-69 1. Beverley Walker 2. Nery Ramirez
Age 80+ 1. Joyce Hodges-Hite
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