Saturday, April 30, 2016

Halley and Heddaeus rout their rivals at the Red Shoe Run

2016 Red Shoe RunSaturday, 30 April 2016, was a busy day for running in Tallahassee, Florida, with at least three separate events going on around town. Nearly 400 athletes, though, chose to go to the Southwood community for the the fifth annual Red Shoe Run, conducted by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tallahassee. In the longest of the three Red Shoe Run races, Jim Halley won the 10K in 39:33. Jillian Heddaeus took the women's title in 45:18, placing sixth overall. 99 people finished the 6.2-mile race.


Michael Rhodes was the first master runner in the Red Shoe Run 10K, finishing second to Halley in 41:06. Travis Parks placed third overall in 42:37. Shelby Augustyniak edged Kenya Rich for the top woman master spot, 48:20 to 48:26. Augustyniak and Rich were the second and third female finishers, placing eleventh and twelfth overall.


Top Ten Men, 2016 Red Shoe Run 10K
  1. 39:33 ~ Jim Halley (M, 36)
  2. 41:06 ~ Michael Rhodes (M, 47)
  3. 42:37 ~ Travis Parks (M, 20)
  4. 44:24 ~ John Bikowitz (M, 30)
  5. 45:12 ~ Roy Crews (M, 52)
  6. 45:40 ~ David Yon (M, 60)
  7. 46:55 ~ Mark Tombrink (M, 28)
  8. 47:42 ~ Joe Vega (M, 62)
  9. 48:06 ~ Kyle Sill (M, 32)
  10. 52:33 ~ Hal Davis (M, 60)

Top Ten Women, 2016 Red Shoe Run 10K
  1. 45:18 ~ Jillian Heddaeus (F, 33)
  2. 48:20 ~ Shelby Augustyniak (F, 40)
  3. 48:26 ~ Kenya Rich (F, 43)
  4. 49:04 ~ Crystal Peltier (F, 36)
  5. 49:09 ~ Jenny Early (F, 32)
  6. 50:49 ~ Emmy Kyllonen (F, 26)
  7. 50:49 ~ Monica Toth (F, 27)
  8. 51:53 ~ Ludmila De Faria (F, 47)
  9. 52:17 ~ Laura Sellati (F, 36)
  10. 52:17 ~ Deirdre McCarthy (F, 36)

In the 5K Andrew Wynn, a frosh distance runner at Community Christian School, edged the 2015 champion, Thomas Parker, for first, 18:48 to 18:51. Adriana Piekarewicz enjoyed a slightly longer margin in winning the women's competition, outracing runner-up Sheryl Rosen 18:58 to 19:06. Crawfordville's Duane Evans was the fastest master runner in the 3.1-mile race, placing fifth overall in 19:42.


207 athletes finished the 2016 Red Shoe Run 5K.


Top Ten Men, 2016 Red Shoe Run 5K
  1. 18:48 ~ Andrew Wynn (M, 15)
  2. 18:51 ~ Thomas Parker (M, 33)
  3. 19:42 ~ Duane Evans (M, 48)
  4. 21:02 ~ Spencer Reinhardt (M, 32)
  5. 21:31 ~ Jimmy Sauls (M, 36)
  6. 23:01 ~ David Anderson (M, 65)
  7. 23:11 ~ Matthew Mears (M, 47)
  8. 23:15 ~ Arek Sarkissian (M, 36)
  9. 23:30 ~ Dylan Macilveen (M, 16)
  10. 24:35 ~ Bobby Brooks (M, 63)

Top Ten Women, 2016 Red Shoe Run 5K
  1. 18:58 ~ Adriana Piekarewicz (F, 27)
  2. 19:06 ~ Sheryl Rosen (F, 31)
  3. 20:27 ~ Lauren Dorough (F, 11)
  4. 23:52 ~ Michelle Hadden (F, 27)
  5. 24:06 ~ Isabel Anderson (F, 36)
  6. 25:09 ~ Madison Crews (F, 15)
  7. 25:24 ~ Nela Diaz (F, 36)
  8. 25:56 ~ John Hadden (F, 31)
  9. 26:26 ~ Vlada Tchourioukanov (F, 20)
  10. 27:26 ~ Madison Sims (F, 9)

In addition to the athletes in the 10K and 5K, another 71 went the distance in a one-mile fun run. All three races were chip timed by Gulf Winds Track Club of Tallahassee, Florida.


Ronald McDonald House Tallahassee Red Shoe Run winners, 2012 - 2016
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
30 April 201610K39:33, Jim Halley45:18, Jillian Heddaeus99
5K18:48, Andrew Wynn18:58, Adriana Piekarewicz206


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