Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Micah Kemp turns a 16:40 at ARPXC in the Trash Dash 5K

University of West Florida cross-country runner Micah Kemp isn't competing for the Argos this year. Nevertheless, on Saturday morning, 27 October 2018, Kemp was on the premier collegiate cross-country running venue in the Southeast--Tallahassee, Florida's Apalachee Regional Park Cross-Country Course. That morning, Kemp won the eighth-annual Trash Dash, running the five-kilometer course in 16:40. Fatema Jaffer, an athlete on the Florida State University women's cross-country ream, was the first woman in the race, placing fourth overall in 18:38.

Micah Kemp, Fatema Jaffer

Michael Niezgoda took second in the race, posting 18:11 for 5K. Tristan Cravello, a second-year student at Florida State University, placed third in 18:21.


Hailey Hendry, a fellow Lady Seminole of Fatema Jaffer, finished second in the women's standings, placing fifth overall in 18:57. Another Lady Seminole cross-country runner, Kate Bernicke, was the third woman and sixth overall in 19:10.


Duane Evans was the first master runner and the sixth male finisher, thirteenth overall in 20:19. Gingy Sampson was the first woman master and fourteenth female finisher, 41st overall in 27:50.


85 athletes finished the 2018 Trash Dash 5K. Gulf Winds Track Club chip-timed the race.


Top Ten Men, 2018 Trash Dash 5K
  1. 16:40, Micah Kemp (M, 21)
  2. 18:11, Michael Niezgoda (M, 29)
  3. 18:21, Tristan Cravello (M, 19)
  4. 19:49, Jim Halley (M, 39)
  5. 19:51, Matthias Laywell (M, 20)
  6. 20:19, Duane Evans (M, 51)
  7. 21:56, Zach Deveau (M, 31)
  8. 22:20, Timothy Holmes (M, 49)
  9. 22:23, Zachary Weston (M, 30)
  10. 22:38, Michael Kennett (M, 45)

Top Ten Women, 2018 Trash Dash 5K
  1. 18:38, Fatema Jaffer (F, 21)
  2. 18:57, Hailey Hendry (F, 20)
  3. 19:10, Kate Bernicke (F, 19)
  4. 19:38, Lucy Baird (F, 19)
  5. 19:52, Nicole McConnell (F, 18)
  6. 20:06, Sarah Candiano (F, 21)
  7. 20:08, Mariah Zupan (F, 19)
  8. 20:31, Anna Lewis (F, 19)
  9. 20:43, Julia Blankenbaker (F, 19)
  10. 20:56, Sidney Oakes-Lottridge (F, 19)

Trash Dash winners, 2011 - 2018
DateMenWomenFinishers
19 November 201117:53, Brian Corbin21:28, Sheryl Rosen
10 November 201217:52, Roger Schmidt20:33, Katie Showman98
16 November 201315:54, Stanley Linton19:06, Emily Ness136
8 November 201417:12, Roger Schmidt20:07, Katie Sherron80
14 November 201515:10, Ricardo Estremera19:28, Tara Rooney99
29 October 201618:13, Thomas Howell17:54, Militsa Mircheva84
28 October 201715:30, Caleb Pottorff18:34, Katie Sherron171
27 October 201816:40, Micah Kemp18:38, Fatema Jaffer85


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