Sunday, June 28, 2015

Cool wins for Mines and Johnson at Chipley's Hot Trot

Ethan MinesOn 23 April 2015 Ethan Mines was a high school junior running the 3200 for the Mosley Dolphins at the Region 1 track meet. On 5 September 2015 Mines will be a senior racing for Mosley in the Dolphin Dash cross-country meet. Between those two dates, on Saturday morning, 27 June 2015, Mines was in Chipley, Florida, winning the 37th annual Hot Trot 5K road race by more than 150 meters. Mines's time for the 3.1-mile run through the streets of Chipley was 17:16. Chris Keegan, a member of Fort Rucker's Army Ten-Mile team, finished runner-up in 17:49. Two other Fort Rucker athletes took the next two places, Alex Carpenter in 18:28 and John Janigian in 18:42. Baker, Florida, athlete was the top master runner in the race, placing fifth overall in 19:28.


Kristi JohnsonMarianna, Florida, athlete Kristi Johnson was running fourth in the women's field early in the Hot Trot 5K, then moved up, taking the lead at about the halfway point. Chipley master runner Jennifer Strickland challenged Johnson for that lead twice during the last mile of the race, but Johnson held her off, winning the women's title in 22:39 and placing 14th overall. Strickland edged another Chipley runner, Toby Murray, for the second women's spot, 22:45 to 22:46. Strickland and Murray were 15th and 16th overall. 17th overall went to the fourth female finisher, Eden Keene of Enterprise, Alabama. Keene finished the race in 23:04.


106 athletes finished the 2015 Hot Trot 5K. The race was the opening event of the Saturday program of the Panhandle Watermelon Festival.


Top Ten Men, 2015 Hot Trot 5K
  1. 17:16 ~ Ethan Mines (M, 17) Panama City, FL
  2. 17:49 ~ Christopher Keegan (M, 31) Fort Rucker, AL
  3. 18:28 ~ Alex Carpenter (M, 23) Fort Rucker, AL
  4. 18:42 ~ John Janigian (M, 23) Fort Rucker, AL
  5. 19:28 ~ Bob Walker (M, 44) Baker, FL
  6. 20:14 ~ Mark Clements (M, 38) Alford, FL
  7. 20:24 ~ Ivan Cortes (M, 34) Marianna, FL
  8. 20:28 ~ Dale Thomas (M, 51) Taylor, AL
  9. 20:51 ~ Eric Bernard (M, 35) Dothan, AL
  10. 21:25 ~ Mark McCarra (M, 50) Grand Ridge, FL

Top Ten Women, 2015 Hot Trot 5K
  1. 22:39 ~ Kristi Johnson (F, 37) Marianna, FL
  2. 22:45 ~ Jennifer Strickland (F, 40) Chipley, FL
  3. 22:46 ~ Toby Murray (F, 39) Chipley, FL
  4. 23:04 ~ Eden Keene (F, 33) Enterprise, AL
  5. 23:47 ~ Kelsey Bernard (F, 29) Dothan, AL
  6. 24:42 ~ Nadine Finn (F, 33) Lake Worth, FL
  7. 25:14 ~ Nina Korges (F, 56) Enterprise, AL
  8. 25:26 ~ Sarah Earley (F, 13) DeFuniak Springs, FL
  9. 25:27 ~ Kimberly Floyd (F, 36) Enterprise, AL
  10. 26:06 ~ Andrea Crews (F, 27) Chipley, FL

Winners of the Chipley, Florida, Hot Trot, 1979 - 2014
DateMenWomen
23 June 1979Freddy Carly
21 June 198032:34 ~ Lee Fidler39:10 ~ Dolly Jill Harrison
20 June 198131:24 ~ Carlton Law38:55 ~ Laura Ledbetter
19 June 198215:46 ~ Keith Lee17:51 ~ Judy Stokely
18 June 198315:23 ~ David Parker 19:49 ~ Donna Duty
30 June 198415:31 ~ David Parker 19:32 ~ Donna Duty
29 June 198515:10 ~ Paul Buchanan 21:11 ~ Lisa Weldon
28 June 198615:50 ~ David Parker 20:00 ~ Donna Duty
27 June 198715:20 ~ James Frazier 20:02 ~ Lisa Kutschera
25 June 198815:36 ~ Paul Buchanan 21:19 ~ Marty Kirkland
24 June 198914:52 ~ Matt Parker 20:25 ~ Marty Kirkland
23 June 199015:53 ~ Matt Dobson19:52 ~ Donna Duty
29 June 199115:36 ~ Matt Dobson18:45 ~ Angela Crook
27 June 199215:23 ~ Matt Dobson20:33 ~ Lou Ellen Eaddy
26 June 199316:34 ~ Sam Graves 19:51 ~ Lou Ellen Eaddy
25 June 199416:25 ~ Sam Graves 21:03 ~ Donna Duty
24 June 199516:11 ~ Matt Parker 21:46 ~ Lou Ellen Eaddy Jayroe
29 June 199616:03 ~ Paul Hough 21:00 ~ Lou Ellen Jayroe
28 June 199715:54 ~ Myles Gibson 17:52 ~ Sarah Kramer
27 June 199816:25 ~ Tracy Burch 22:23 ~ Marty Kirkland
26 June 199915:48 ~ Matt Dobson20:52 ~ Virginia Hayden
24 June 200016:22 ~ Matt Dobson21:48 ~ Terri Gray
23 June 200115:28 ~ Matt Dobson22:20 ~ Lou Ellen Jayroe
29 June 200215:38 ~ Matt Dobson20:22 ~ Tricia Snyder
28 June 200315:25 ~ Matt Dobson21:52 ~ Teresa Lafleur
26 June 200415:49 ~ Matt Dobson22:22 ~ Piper Stockman
25 June 200517:57 ~ Sam Fernandez 21:37 ~ Debbie Wittmer
24 June 200615:56 ~ Matt Dobson22:03 ~ Lauren Eschbach
23 June 200716:25 ~ Matt Dobson22:32 ~ Sara Jackson
28 June 200816:22 ~ Matt Dobson21:48 ~ Terri Gray
27 June 200916:38 ~ Matt Dobson22:08 ~ Katrina Bokenfohr
26 June 201018:41 ~ Chris Neal 19:42 ~ Masie Stromenger
25 June 201116:37 ~ Matt Dobson22:52 ~ Kristina Bennett
24 June 201217:21 ~ Jordan Green21:02 ~ Brittny Johnson
29 June 201316:36 ~ David Seymour21:01 ~ Alex Dixon
28 June 201416:20 ~ Hunter Potts23:31 ~ Victoria Taylor
27 June 201517:16 ~ Ethan Mines22:39 ~ Kristi Johnson

From 1979 to 1981 the Hot Trot was a 10K race. From 1982 onward
it was a 5K.

A
huge thank you to Larry Dykes for delving into the archives of the
Dothan Runners to find the names and times of the Hot Trot champions
from 1980 to 2010.




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