Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Alex McDonald and Alyssa Terry took command at the Sisson Memorial 5K

Justin SissonThe annual 2LT Justin Sisson Memorial 5K has traveled around a bit. Originally run on the main campus of Florida State University in Tallahassee, the race went to Innovation Park in 2016. Then it returned to the main campus for 2017 and 2018. Wherever the race has gone though, Alex McDonald has followed. The FSU Army ROTC cadet won the race when it was in Innovation Park in 2016. He followed it back to the main campus in 2017, placing second. And on Saturday morning, 24 March 2018, McDonald won the fifth annual 2LT Justin Sisson Memorial 5K, running 17:54. Alyssa Terry was the first woman in the race, placing eleventh overall in a personal best time of 20:28.


Kurt Dietrich of Tallahassee took second in the race, running 18:26. Ryan Welch was third in 18:58.


Amanda Sava was second in the women's standings and thirteenth overall in 21:11. A few seconds back, Tara O'Brien was the third woman and seventeenth overall in 21:18.


310 athletes finished the 2018 2LT Justin Sisson Memorial 5K. Gulf Winds Track Club of Tallahassee chip-timed the race.


Top Ten Men, 2018 2LT Justin Sisson Memorial 5K
  1. 17:54, Alexander McDonald
  2. 18:26, Kurt Dietrich
  3. 18:58, Ryan Welch
  4. 19:21, Nicholas Abenoza
  5. 19:35, Johne Godik
  6. 19:39, Pedro Ortega
  7. 19:43, Chris Soukup
  8. 19:44, Garrett White
  9. 20:11, Peter Powers
  10. 20:27, Soren Evans

Top Ten Women, 2018 2LT Justin Sisson Memorial 5K
  1. 20:28, Alyssa Terry
  2. 21:11, Amanda Sava
  3. 21:18, Tara O'Brien
  4. 21:43, Rene Rosengard`
  5. 21:49, Melissa Kratzke
  6. 22:27, Savannah Markell
  7. 22:43, Elizabeth Jackson
  8. 22:54, Talya Winton
  9. 23:26, Paula O'Neill
  10. 23:32, Lexi McLellan

2LT Justin Sisson Memorial 5K winners, 2014 - 2018
DateMenWomenFinishers
22 February 201417:38, Zach Deveau19:51, Kate Harrison475
21 February 201516:59, Michael Magoulas22:16, Chantelle Brodie302
20 February 201617:37, Alexander McDonald21:53, Lindsey Ginther322
4 March 201717:01, Mark Zamani18:26, Sheryl Rosen261
24 March 201817:54, Alexander McDonald20:28, Alyssa Terry310


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