Friday, April 15, 2016

David Shearon gets a second win and the record at the Coach Post 10K

Coach Post 10K & 5KAfter winning Panama City Beach, Florida's inaugural Coach Post 10K in 2014, master runner David Shearon lost the title to Jeffrey Schlenker 38:11 to 38:53 at the 2015 race. Shearon returned to Saint Andrews State Park on Saturday morning, 9 April 2016, for the third annual event. The Panama City Beach athlete not only recaptured the title, but also set a new Coach Post 10K record, covering the 6.2 miles in 36:31. Amanda Thompson of Freeport, Florida was the women's champ, finishing twelfth overall in 45:00.


Behind Shearon, Ezra Swanson of Panama City Beach edged Pensacola master runner Yancey Ream for the runner-up spot, 37:28 to 27:29. Blaine Truman of Panama City was fourth in 38:28 and Tracey Burch was fifth in 38:41.


Susan Allen was the top woman master and second female finisher, eighteenth overall in 47:40. Camilla, Georgia's Jill Hope placed third in the women's standings and nineteenth overall in 49:15.


Top Ten Men, 2016 Coach Post 10K
  1. 36:31 ~ David Shearon (M, 46) Panama City Beach, FL
  2. 37:28 ~ Ezra Swanson (M, 28) Panama City Beach, FL
  3. 37:29 ~ Yancey Ream (M, 45) Pensacola, FL
  4. 38:28 ~ Blaine Truman (M, 32) Panama City, FL
  5. 38:41 ~ Tracey Burch (M, 47)
  6. 42:12 ~ Adolph Herrera (M, 43)
  7. 42:30 ~ Christofer Zajac (M, 51) Pace, FL
  8. 43:33 ~ Kody Rock (M, 25) Panama City, FL
  9. 43:35 ~ Felix Chen (M, 32) Panama City Beach, FL
  10. 44:51 ~ Joseph Cloutier (M, 50)

Top Ten Women, 2016 Coach Post 10K
  1. 45:00 ~ Amanda Thompson (F, 32) Freeport, FL
  2. 47:40 ~ Susan Allen (F, 45)
  3. 49:15 ~ Jill Hope (F, 35) Camilla, GA
  4. 50:14 ~ Colleen Dietrich (F, 47) Panama City Beach, FL
  5. 52:44 ~ Nicole Biccum (F, 31) Panama City Beach, FL
  6. 52:46 ~ Laura Liu (F, 36) Panama City, FL
  7. 53:06 ~ Allison Blomquist (F, 31) Panama City, FL
  8. 53:26 ~ Eva (Missy) Smith (F, 26) Panama City Beach, FL
  9. 55:13 ~ Emma Sanders (F, 16) Marietta, GA
  10. 57:13 ~ Lyndsey Truman (F, 30) Panama City, FL

Brian Kloiber of Panama City Beach won the Coach Post 5K, running 18:36. Another Panama City Beach runner, Jacob Slaughter, was second in 19:25. Hot on Slaughter's heels, Brian Johnson of Atlanta, Georgia was the fastest master runner in the race and third overall in 19:25.


Norma McPherson of Panama City, Florida was the women's champ in the 5K, placing sixth overall in 23:28. Ashley French, also of Panama City, was the women's runner-up and eighth overall in 23:30. Daleville, Alabama's Gretchen Hansen was third in the women's standings and tenth overall in 24:33.


69 athletes finished the third annual Coach Post 10K, and another 134 completed the 5K. Gulfsport Timing of Pensacola, Florida timed both races.


Top Ten Men, 2016 Coach Post 5K
  1. 18:36 ~ Brian Kloiber (M, 23) Panama City Beach, FL
  2. 19:25 ~ Jacob Slaughter (M, 23) Panama City Beach, FL
  3. 19:28 ~ Brian Johnson (M, 42) Atlanta, GA
  4. 22:41 ~ Bradley Woodrum (M, 29) Panama City Beach, FL
  5. 23:16 ~ Mark Hope (M, 43) Camilla, GA
  6. 23:30 ~ Jonathan Harris (M, 11)
  7. 24:27 ~ Mark Meadows (M, 26) Robertsdale, AL
  8. 25:12 ~ Jacob Welch (M, 18) Panama City, FL
  9. 25:18 ~ Liam Stroh (M, 12)
  10. 25:30 ~ Delbert Osborn (M, 59) Lynn Haven, FL

Top Ten Women, 2016 Coach Post 5K
  1. 23:28 ~ Norma McPherson (F, 33) Panama City, FL
  2. 23:30 ~ Ashley French (F, 33) Panama City, FL
  3. 24:33 ~ Gretchen Hansen (F, 23) Daleville, AL
  4. 24:34 ~ April Hantzis (F, 34) Panama City Beach, FL
  5. 27:01 ~ Kelli Mills (F, 45) East Moline, IL
  6. 27:03 ~ Taylor Smith (F, 18)
  7. 27:30 ~ Ayla Ervin (F, 38) East Moline, IL
  8. 27:43 ~ Loismay Provenzam (F, 27) Panama City Beach, FL
  9. 28:35 ~ Deanna McCormick (F, 38) Bonifay, FL
  10. 28:48 ~ Emilie Anctil (F, 32) Panama City, FL

Coach Post 10K / 5K winners, 2014 - 2016
DateDistanceMenWomenFinishers
12 April 201410K36:44, David Shearon43:18, Holly Jones120
5K21:54, Ted Wach22:07, Catherine Maclean232
11 April 201510K38:11, Jeffrey Schlenker48:14, Rebecca McConnell44
5K18:14, Justin Williams21:07, Jessica Berschwinger141
9 April 201610K36:31, David Shearon45:00, Amanda Thompson69
5K18:36, Brian Kloiber23:28, Norma McPherson134


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