Sunday, December 31, 2017

Strycker and Jetton close the curtain on 2017 at Dothan's Last Gasp

Westgate ParkFor the distance runners of Dothan, Alabama, the racing year isn't over until the Last Gasp--the Last Gasp 5K Trail Race, that is. The Dothan Runners Club's nineteenth annual Last Gasp ushered out the old year in Westgate Park on Saturday morning, 30 December 2017, and the first athlete to finish out the year was Greenville, Alabama master runner John Strycker, who covered the 3.1-mile cross-country course in a winning 20:47. Dothan master runner Dale Thomas was runner-up in 21:42, and Alford, Florida master runner Mark McCarra took third in 22:05.


Stephanie Jetton of Clio, Alabama was the first woman in the race, placing 22nd overall in 32:11. Dothan's Carol Goguen was the top woman master and second female finisher, coming in 23rd overall in 32:25.


42 athletes finished the Dothan Runners Club's 2017 Last Gasp 5K Trail Race.


Top Ten Men, Dothan Runners' 2017 Last Gasp 5K Trail Race
  1. 20:47, John Strycker (M, 51) Greenville, AL
  2. 21:42, Dale Thomas (M, 54) Dothan, AL
  3. 22:05, Mark McCarra (M, 52) Alford, FL
  4. 22:31, Clint Singletary (M, 40) Newville, AL
  5. 22:56, Brooks Newell (M, 32) Dothan, AL
  6. 23:11, Jimmy Russell (M, 54) Chancellor, AL
  7. 23:40, Jeremy Geiger (M, 41) Dothan, AL
  8. 23:49, Wes Cantrell (M, 49) Defuniak Spgs, FL
  9. 24:10, Joey Harvey (M, 56) Jakin, GA
  10. 24:19, Dave Durbin (M, 57) Dothan, AL

Top Ten Women, Dothan Runners' 2017 Last Gasp 5K Trail Race
  1. 32:11, Stephanie Jetton (F, 29) Clio, AL
  2. 32:25, Carol Goguen (F, 56) Dothan, AL
  3. 33:48, Jenny Hidle (F, 41) Panama City, FL
  4. 34:59, Jocelyn Richardson (F, 40) Dothan, AL
  5. 35:43, Keisha McKinnie (F, 38) Dothan, AL
  6. 38:44, Julia Moss (F, 33) Webb, AL
  7. 43:21, Debbie Thomson (F, 61) Dothan, AL
  8. 44:11, Su Hunter (F, ) Enterprise, AL
  9. 54:23, Charlotte Morris (F, 60) Dothan, AL
  10. NTA, Sue Porlier (F, ) Dothan, AL

Dothan, Alabama, Last Gasp 5K Trail Race winners, 1999 - 2017
DateMenWomenFinishers
18 December 199916:23, Matt Tillman19:57, Jennifer Hanley75
23 December 200018:16, Matt Parker24:56, Sherry Creel69
22 December 200119:55, Brian Hickey22:21, Piper Stockman69
21 December 200219:23, Brian Hickey24:15, Chris Fox75
20 December 200318:32, Brian Hickey23:53, Piper Stockman68
18 December 200419:40, Brian Hickey24:13, Nancy Hein51
17 December 200519:21, Gabe Mitchell23:10, Lou Ellen Jayroe42
23 December 200617:35, Aubrey Darnell22:23, Sara Jackson92
22 December 200718:08, Nick Vance23:56, Lou Ellen Jayroe86
27 December 200820:17, Terrion Williams23:59, Daphne Cook85
26 December 200918:07, Austin Fox25:29, Cameron Irwin63
11 December 201020:28, Michael Brennan24:51, Julie Harris59
31 December 201117:40, Stephen Robbins20:26, Dana Cody145
29 December 201217:59, Sean Kent22:17, Jeanne Davis65
28 December 201316:56, Kyle Harris23:01, Missy Sexton68
27 December 201417:33, Austin Fox21:41, Kayla Fox62
26 December 201517:19, Austin Fox21:45, Kayla Dauphin (nee Fox)67
31 December 201617:20, William Pearson24:08, Natalie Warner90
30 December 201720:47, John Strycker32:11, Stephanie Jetton42


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