Thursday, September 29, 2016

Peymann and Fohr are swift in Southwood at the Saint Jude 5K

On Saturday morning, 24 September 2016, on the streets of Tallahassee, Florida's Southwood community, master runner Mike Peymann cruised 3.1 miles in 18:25, winning the third annual Saint Jude 5K. Bailey Fohr was the women's champ, placing twentieth overall in 26:49. Fohr is a Florida State University student and an alumna of the Ravenwood High cross-country team in Brentwood, Tennessee. 110 athletes finished the race.


Trailing Peymann by just under 400 meters, Wakulla High cross-country alumnus Evan Guarino finished runner-up in 19:54. Andrew Rakestraw, a junior on the Florida State University School cross-country squad, placed third in 20:52.


Thirteen-year-old Michelle Paz was second in the women's standings, placing 25th overall in 27:24. Allison Gordon was the third woman and 27th overall, running 27:48.


Proceeds of the race benefit the cancer research of Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital.


Top Ten Men, 2016 St Jude 5K to End Childhood Cancer
  1. 18:24.27 ~ Mike Peymann (M, 54)
  2. 19:53.80 ~ Evan Guarino (M, 18)
  3. 20:51.63 ~ Andrew Rakestraw (M, 16)
  4. 21:26.33 ~ Bobby Larsen (M, 20)
  5. 21:36.19 ~ Jonathon Rigos (M)
  6. 22:51.70 ~ Nicholas Samuel (M)
  7. 24:26.20 ~ Damian Crowson (M, 17)
  8. 24:56.77 ~ Jerome Lockett (M, 39)
  9. 25:00.20 ~ Joel Paz (M, 15)
  10. 25:11.72 ~ Kevin Vernon (M, 19)

Top Ten Women, 2016 St Jude 5K to End Childhood Cancer
  1. 26:48.52 ~ Bailey Fohr (F, 19)
  2. 27:23.64 ~ Michelle Paz (F, 13)
  3. 27:47.12 ~ Allison Gordon (F, 22)
  4. 27:59.26 ~ Lisa Grimes (F, 33)
  5. 28:05.93 ~ Michelle McPherson (F, 51)
  6. 28:51.33 ~ Arsinoe Speliotopoulo (F, 55)
  7. 28:53.63 ~ Hyunji Song (F, 27)
  8. 28:56.53 ~ Rita De Cassia (F, 44)
  9. 29:01.59 ~ Rosa Paz (F)
  10. 29:28.69 ~ Olivia Odom (F, 22)

St. Jude Run To End Childhood Cancer 5K winners, 2014 - 2016
DateMenWomenFinishers
6 September 201418:18, Peter Van Brussel28:52, Mary Vancore42
26 September 201516:16, Joseph Garcia21:29, Alese Autore373
24 September 201618:25, Mike Peymann26:49, Bailey Fohr110


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