Dickinson Center’s 8th Annual 5K Run/Walk for Wellness Results

The eighth annual “5K Run/Walk for Wellness” sponsored by the Wellness Committee at Dickinson Center, Inc. was held Saturday at Clarion-Little Toby Creek Trail in Ridgway, with perfectly cool conditions for the 29 runners and 12 walkers.

In the 5K Run, Joel Pistner from St. Marys, Pennsylvania was the overall winner with a new course record time of 19:57. The previous course record of 21:57 was set by Joe Woodford in 2017. Linnea Steger from Ridgway was the first female finisher with a new female course record of 23:29. The previous female course record time was 24:16 set by Mary Dinger in 2017.

In the 5K Walk, Bernard Daum from Tionesta, Pennsylvania was the overall winner with a time of 38:27.  Rita Kraus from St. Marys, Pennsylvania was the first female finisher with a new female course record time of 38:56. The previous female course record was 45:42 set by Leona Hoohuli in 2017.

Listed below by age group are each participant’s name, overall place, and time from Race Director Sara Mercer:

5K Run - Male Division

Overall:
Joel Pistner, 1, 19:57

Ages 12 & Under:
JJ Blessel, 10, 26:11
Lucas Blessel, 12, 26:46

Ages 20-29:
Andrew Benson, 2, 21:46

Ages 30-39:
West Leithner, 5, 23:48
Charles Howe, 17, 28:39

Ages 40-49:
Steve Putt, 3, 22:59
John Tim, 6, 23:56
Joe Blessel, 13, 26:49
Rick Gabler, 27, 36:43

5K Run - Female Division

Overall:
Linnea Stager, 4, 23:29

Ages 12 & Under:
Kay Gabler, 26, 36:42

Ages 20-29:
Morgan Onink, 7, 24:49
Hannah Brock, 25, 36:32
Whitley Breakey, 29, 38:09

Ages 30-39:
Sunny Yehl, 8, 25:43
Jessie Mague, 9, 26:07
Diana Martin, 11, 26:28
Whitney Thomas, 15, 27:26
Morgan Shepler, 16, 28:35
Natasha Linton, 21, 30:53

Ages 40-49:
Crystal Tutton, 14, 26:55
Jolene Ebeling, 18, 29:05
Kristen Tim, 19, 29:52
Marilyn Gahr, 20, 30:47
Leona Hoohuli,24, 36:19

Ages 50-59:
Beth Zwerin, 23, 34:52
Lynne Childs, 28, 38:06

Ages 60 & Over:
Marilyn Mitcheltree, 22, 31:46

5K Walk - Male Division

Overall:
Bernard Daum, 1, 38:27

Ages 30-39:
Brian Linton, 3, 43:14

5K Walk - Female Division 

Overall:
Rita Kraus, 1, 38:56

Ages 20-29:
Amber Hawthorn, 4, 43:18
Angela Lewis, 10, 51:55

Ages 30-39:
Kristy Clark, 6, 48:34
Katelin Rooke, 7, 48:35
Kelsey Murphy, 8, 48:36
Jenn Lewis, 9, 51:54

Ages 50-59:
Lisa Mattivi, 11, 53:19

Ages 60 & Over:
Elaine Fahrenkaup, 5, 43:37
Elaine Vogt, 12, 53:20