Friday, March 2, 2018

Adams and Shen shine at the Viking Glow Run 5K

In a Friday evening 5K, fourteen-year-old Sullivan Adams won the fifth annual Viking Glow Run in Valdosta, Georgia's Kinderlou Forest community on 2 March 2018, running 21:22. Eleven-year-old Fiora Shen took the women's title, placing eleventh overall in 26:17.


Michael Smith edged Mark Henderson for the runner-up spot, 22:02 to 22:05. Henderson was the first master runner in the race.


Eleven-year-old Elena Symon was second to Fiora Shen in the women's standings, finishing thirteenth overall in 26:26. Ten-year-old Olivia Shen was third in the women's division and fourteenth overall in 26:37. Kris Stites was the first woman master and fourth female finisher, seventeenth overall in 26:57.


100 athletes finished the 2018 Viking Glow Run. The event was hosted as a fundraiser by the Westside Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization.


Top Ten Men, 2018 Viking Glow Run
  1. 21:22, Sullivan Adams (M, 14)
  2. 22:02, Michael Smith (M, 36)
  3. 22:05, Mark Henderson (M, 43)
  4. 22:52, Gabe Sears (M, 11)
  5. 25:25, Michael Landon Frech (M, 9)
  6. 25:28, Andrew Hodum (M, 27)
  7. 25:37, William Garcia (M, 15)
  8. 25:40, Noah Henderson (M, 13)
  9. 25:45, Whit Clark (M, 7)
  10. 26:14, Marquis Fennell (M, 10)

Top Ten Women, 2018 Viking Glow Run
  1. 26:17, Fiora Shen (F, 11)
  2. 26:26, Elena Symon (F, 11)
  3. 26:37, Olivia Shen (F, 10)
  4. 26:57, Kris Stites (F, 40)
  5. 27:14, Victoria Garcia (F, 13)
  6. 27:26, Gina Arnold (F, 45)
  7. 27:42, Traci Ferris (F, 35)
  8. 29:00, Kaitlin Kerby (F, 21)
  9. 29:06, Lanell Shen (F, 40)
  10. 29:13, Catherine Odom (F, 10)

Viking Glow Run 5K winners, 2014 - 2018
DateMenWomenFinishers
7 March 201421:31, Jackson Green25:21, Ashlee Thompson345
6 March 201519:38, Jackson Green26:19, Leah Walker163
18 March 201621:54, Noah Hart26:20, Samantha DeMersseman189
17 March 201723:19, Brandon Fineout25:51, Meara Lesho138
2 March 201821:22, Sullivan Adams26:17, Fiora Shen100


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