Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Kutter and McCumber cruise at Caleb's Cause

2017 Caleb's Cause 5KAfter two years in Americus, Georgia, the Caleb's Cause 5K moved upstate to Snellville for the 13 May 2017 edition of the annual event. That Saturday morning the race started and finished at Snellville Church of Christ. Tom Kutter of Loganville, Georgia was the fastest athlete back to the church, covering the 3.1-miles in 16:24. Sophia McCumber, an eighth-grader on the cross-country team at Providence Christian Academy, took the women's title, placing sixth overall in 25:05.


Bryan O'Neal won top master runner honors in the race, finishing second overall in 17:58. Shirmel Deckard was the first woman master and sixth female finisher; Deckard finished 22nd overall in 31:48.


65 athletes finished the third annual Caleb's Cause 5K. Another 57 complete a one-mile fun run.


Top Ten Men, 2017 Caleb's Cause 5K
  1. 16:24, Tom Kutter (M, 36-40) Loganville, GA
  2. 17:58, Brian O'Neal (M, 46-50)
  3. 18:07, Is Alex (M, 46-50) Grayson, GA
  4. 19:36, James Baxter (M, 31-35)
  5. 21:44, Chris Pangle (M, 36-40)
  6. 25:58, Nathan Wallace (M, 00-15)
  7. 26:04, Anthony Zaffino (M, 36-40)
  8. 26:11, Troy Bailey (M, 51-55)
  9. 26:40, Lloyd Neal (M, 60-99)
  10. 26:47, Chris Wallace (M, 36-40)

Top Ten Women, 2017 Caleb's Cause 5K
  1. 25:05, Sophia McCumber (F, 00-15)
  2. 28:10, Nikki Alford (F, 31-35)
  3. 28:13, Abby Bradford (F, 16-20)
  4. 28:48, Kelley Pangle (F, 31-35)
  5. 29:25, Tristin Vaughn (F, 00-15)
  6. 31:48, Shirmel Deckard (F, 41-45)
  7. 32:36, Ann Pennington (F, 31-35)
  8. 32:37, Kathryn Emery (F, 31-35)
  9. 35:23, Beth Joines (F, 36-40)
  10. 36:16, Emily Tostado (F, 21-25)

Caleb's Cause 5K winners, 2015 - 2017
DateMenWomenFinishers
2 May 201518:57, Nik Bentley21:57, Yesenia Reyes101
6 May 201618:43, Billy Calcutt23:09, Christine Shattles58
13 May 201716:24, Tom Kutter25:05, Sophia McCumber65


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