Sunday, April 19, 2015

Moore and Basford come out on top in the 10K at the Red Shoe Run

Mickey Moore, Kaci BasfordIn a duel of master runners, Tallahassee's Mickey Moore outran Myles Gibson of Georgia 38:17 to 38:56, winning the fourth annual Red Shoe 10K. The 6.2-mile race was contested in the Southwood community of Tallahassee, Florida, on Saturday morning, 18 April 2015. Former Mosley High cross country runner Kaci Basford won the women's tile, placing tenth overall in 48:38.


Eric Godin had won the inaugural Red Shoe 10K in 2012, but in the 2015 race he was third behind Moore and Gibson, running 40:07. Mark Tombrink was fourth in 43:15, and FSU student Brandon Buck took fifth in 46:11.


Shelby Augustyniak was second on the women's side behind Basford, coming in twelfth overall in 50:09. Master runner Andrea Birch was the third female finisher, 15th overall in 50:45. Sarah Monbarren (18th, 51:26) was fourth in the women's standings and Renee McNeill (19th, 51:43) was fifth.


131 athletes finished the 2015 Red Shoe 10K.


Top Ten Men, 2015 Red Shoe Run 10K
  1. 38:17 ~ Mickey Moore (M, 45)Myles Gibson, Eric Godin
  2. 38:56 ~ Myles Gibson (M, 48)
  3. 40:07 ~ Eric Godin (M, 31)
  4. 43:15 ~ Mark Tombrink (M, 27)
  5. 44:11 ~ Brandon Buck (M, 20)
  6. 46:28 ~ Michael LaBossiere (M, 49)
  7. 46:53 ~ Robert Patron (M, 49)
  8. 47:09 ~ Mack Crews (M, 51)
  9. 48:07 ~ Richard Cassedy (M, 28)
  10. 49:42 ~ Jose Vega (M, 61)

Top Ten Women, 2015 Red Shoe Run 10K
  1. 48:38 ~ Kaci Basford (F, 26)Shelby Augustyniak, Andrea Birch
  2. 50:09 ~ Shelby Augustyniak (F, 39)
  3. 50:45 ~ Andrea Birch (F, 42)
  4. 51:26 ~ Sarah Monbarren (F, 29)
  5. 51:43 ~ Renee McNeill (F, 36)
  6. 51:51 ~ Hope Hoffman (F, 34)
  7. 51:57 ~ Isabel Anderson (F, 35)
  8. 52:34 ~ Maria Smith (F, 34)
  9. 52:56 ~ Lorie Grooms (F, 33)
  10. 52:57 ~ Lacey Randolph (F, 26)

In addition to those finishers of the 10K, another 263 completed the concurrently run Red Shoe 5K. The fastest finisher of the 5K was Maclay School cross country coach Gary Droze, who covered the 3.1 miles in 17:19, crossing the line nearly 600 meters ahead of the next runner. Thomas Parker was second in 19:34, just ahead of Crawfordville, Florida, master runner Duane Evans. Evans was third in 19:44. Tallahassee master runner Paula O'Neill took the women's title in the shorter race, placing tenth overall in 22:54. Finishing second to O'Neill in the women's standings was Alyssa Bertinelli, a Florida State University student and former Charlotte High cross country runner. Bertinelli was twelfth overall in 23:26.


Top Ten Men, 2015 Red Shoe Run 5K
  1. 17:19 ~ Gary Droze (M, 53)Gary Droze, Thomas Parker
  2. 19:34 ~ Thomas Parker (M, 32)
  3. 19:44 ~ Duane Evans (M, 47)
  4. 20:48 ~ Ben Jones (M, 0)
  5. 20:54 ~ David Yon (M, 59)
  6. 21:17 ~ Roobens Louis (M, 22)
  7. 21:32 ~ Kevin Earnshaw (M, 13)
  8. 21:36 ~ Michael Cipriano (M, 57)
  9. 22:05 ~ Bobby Brooks (M, 62)
  10. 23:07 ~ Chad Mathias (M, 29)

Top Ten Women, 2015 Red Shoe Run 5K
  1. 22:54 ~ Paula O'Neill (F, 53)Paula O'Neill, Alyssa Bertinelli
  2. 23:26 ~ Alyssa Bertinelli (F, 23)
  3. 24:06 ~ Mercedes Puig (F, 30)
  4. 26:45 ~ Kelley El-Urfali (F, 51)
  5. 26:58 ~ Patricia Knauf (F, 46)
  6. 27:05 ~ Lisa Starling (F, 49)
  7. 28:05 ~ Laura Merchant (F, 21)
  8. 28:40 ~ Maritza Tapia (F, 43)
  9. 29:37 ~ Hayley Klees (F, 23)
  10. 29:45 ~ Jennifer Keegan (F, 28)

The Red Shoe Run benefits the Ronald McDonald House charities of Tallahassee. All event proceeds are used for program services to pediatric patients and their families at Tallahassee's Ronald McDonald House. Ronald McDonald Houses across the country provide temporary residence for families of children receiving hospital treatment.


Ronald McDonald House Tallahassee Red Shoe Run winners, 2012 - 2015
DateDistanceMenWomenFinishers
28 April 201210K38:48, Eric Godin46:15, Susan Williams111
5K19:27, Paul Guyas18:09, Lisa Johnson250
27 April 201310K36:57, Peter Van Brussel46:40, Shannon Colavecchio170
5K17:00, Joseph Garcia21:57, Andrea Duffy400
19 April 201410K36:52, Reikan Lin41:06, Micah Adriani162
5K19:14, Thomas Parker19:20, Lisa Johnson275
18 April 201510K38:17, Mickey Moore48:38, Kaci Basford131
5K17:19, Gary Droze22:54, Paula O'Neill263


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