Sunday, July 27, 2014

Kent and Sexton take titles at Tasty Tiger Trot Trail Race

Hungry TigerIn 2013 Sean Kent finished third at the inaugural Tasty Tiger Trot 5K Trail Race in Dothan, Alabama. Kent spent the following year as a distance runner at Troy University, running cross country and track for the Trojans. On Saturday morning, 26 July 2014, he was back in Westgate Park for the second annual Tiger Trot. This time around he ran 10 seconds faster, and his 17:27 was fast enough to win the race. Fort Rucker's David Seymour was runner-up for the second year in a row, posting a 17:45. Donalsonville master runner Myles Gibson edged Byron Critchfield for third place, 18:20 to 18:22.


Dothan master runner Missy Sexton was the first woman in the second annual Tiger Trot, placing 10th overall in 22:32. More than 100 meters behind Sexton, Carmel Cammack was second in the women's standings, finishing 14th overall in 23:06. Anna Bergmark (18th, 23:18) was third in the women's competition and master runner Margaret Winkler (19th, 23:31) was fourth.


93 athletes finished the race. The Tasty Tiger Trot 5K Trail Run was a fundraiser for the Dothan High School cross country program.


Top Ten Men, 2014 Tasty Tiger Trot 5K, Dothan, Alabama
  1. 17:27 ~ Sean Kent (M, 19)
  2. 17:45 ~ David Seymour (M, 26)
  3. 18:20 ~ Myles Gibson (M, 48)
  4. 18:22 ~ Byron Critchfield (M, 27)
  5. 20:05 ~ John Janigian (M, 22)
  6. 20:23 ~ Jeff Dasinger (M, 42)
  7. 20:27 ~ Dale Thomas (M, 51)
  8. 20:47 ~ Richie Fernandez (M, 36)
  9. 22:17 ~ Josh Burgans (M, 33)
  10. 22:39 ~ Randy Jordan (M, 54)

Top Ten Women, 2014 Tasty Tiger Trot 5K, Dothan, Alabama
  1. 22:32 ~ Missy Sexton (F, 43)
  2. 23:06 ~ Carmel Cammack (F, 30)
  3. 23:18 ~ Anna Bergmark (F, 33)
  4. 23:31 ~ Margaret Winkler (F, 40)
  5. 23:57 ~ Eden Keene (F, 32)
  6. 24:22 ~ Val Lichner (F, 55)
  7. 25:45 ~ Kristina Bennett (F, 41)
  8. 25:58 ~ Chris Fox (F, 57)
  9. 26:06 ~ Veronica Taylor (F, 19)
  10. 27:41 ~ Trixie Wiley (F, 46)

Tasty Tiger Trot 5K Trail Run winners, 2013-2014
DateMenWomenFinishers
27 July 201316:41 ~ Brian Morenus20:20 ~ Jennifer MacGibbon119
26 July 201417:27 ~ Sean Kent22:32 ~ Missy Sexton93


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