Monday, March 10, 2014

Kimberlin and Wofsey leave Hartford with Winston Howell 10K titles

Jill WofseyTexas native Rick Kimberlin of the Kentucky Army National Guard is a maintenance test pilot and an instructor pilot. He has completed Ironman triathlons and three overseas deployments. And as of Saturday morning, 8 March 2014, Kimberlin can add Winston Howell 10K Road Race champion to that resume. Kimberlin ran 43:20 to win the 36th annual running of the Hartford, Alabama, race. Dothan, Alabama, master runner Mike Houston finished runner-up in 44:03, with Brooks Newell right behind him in third place at 44:11.


Alford, Florida, master runner Jill Wofsey finished second in the women's standing of the 2013 Winston Howell 10K. 2014 would be different. This time around Wofsey placed 14th overall in 52:44, improving on her previous year's time by 43 seconds and winning the women's title. Less than 40 meters behind Wofsey, master runner Kristina Bennett of Dothan, Alabama, was second in the women's standings, coming in 15th overall in 52:56.


47 athletes finished the 6.2-mile race, including the event namesake, Winston Howell, who was 45th overall in 1:30:56. The race is held annually by the Hartford Civic Club, with all proceeds going to benefit the Hartford Boy Scouts.


Top Ten Men, 2014 Winston Howell 10K
  1. 43:19.56 ~ Rick Kimberlin (M, 39) Georgetown, KY
  2. 44:02.48 ~ Mike Houston (M, 41)
  3. 44:10.24 ~ Brooks Newell (M, 27)
  4. 46:36.94 ~ Eric Hudson (M, 41)
  5. 47:16.77 ~ Randy Riley (M, 39)
  6. 47:31.12 ~ Romy Requijo (M, 50)
  7. 48:07.49 ~ Jay Wrenn (M, 50)
  8. 48:38.22 ~ Dale Nash (M, 63)
  9. 49:44.25 ~ Anthony Davare (M, 31)
  10. 50:05.45 ~ Ted Hampton (M, 48)
Kristina Bennett
Top Ten Women, 2014 Winston Howell 10K
  1. 52:43.33 ~ Jill Wofsey (F, 50) Alford, FL
  2. 52:55.88 ~ Kristina Bennett (F, 41)
  3. 57:24.63 ~ Nina Korges (F, 54)
  4. 57:37.20 ~ Anna McKoy (F, 22)
  5. 58:24.04 ~ Melissa Justice (F, 47)
  6. 58:47.32 ~ Chris Fox (F, 56)
  7. 62:30.83 ~ Jami Bryant (F, 30)
  8. 73:56.79 ~ Sunny McDuffie (F, 33)
  9. 75:04.53 ~ Sandra Binford (F, 56)
  10. 75:59.17 ~ Jan Nash (F, 60)


Known winners of the Winston Howell 10K, 1979-2014
DateMenWomen
29 March 198031:14, Ed Palmer44:29, Elizabeth Rickel
28 March 198131:35, Ed Palmer42:37, Elizabeth Rickel
3 March 198431:51, Tom Graves40:02, Donna Duty
2 March 198532:28, Mike Plumb39:54, Janice Hochstein
1 March 198633:52, James Nells41:30, Donna Duty
7 March 198734:00, Allan Babcock38:53, Patti Shull
4 March 1989
17 March 1990
2 March 1991
7 March 1992
6 March 1993
5 March 1994
4 March 1995
2 March 1996
1 March 1997
7 March 1998
6 March 1999
11 March 200036:24, Tim Unger36:43, Anna Pictrova
3 March 200136:14, Brian Goddin48:43, Piper Stockman
9 March 200239:40, Al Goudzwaard44:50, Teresa LaFleur
1 March 200331:38, Scott Strand50:09, Chris Fox
6 March 200441:26, Jerry Armstong47:47, Patty Oelschlager
5 March 200539:02, Dave Robinson44:40, Elizabeth Riess
11 March 200639:38, Gabe Mitchell44:16, Sarah Joehl
10 March 200736:51, Myles Gibson47:05, Lou Ellen Jayroe
8 March 200840:54, Gabe Mitchell41:04, Penny Proctor
14 March 2009~ Kevin Sweeny~ Victoria Graf
13 March 201037:45, Kevin Sweeny45:56, Masle Stormenger
12 March 201135:01, Matt Dobson44:44, Melissa Unrath
10 March 201237:40, Sean Kent42:57, Dana Cody
9 March 201332:35, Michael Green49:49, Carolyn Houston
8 March 201443:20, Rick Kimberlin52:44, Jill Wofsey


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