Posted (07/06/2012) -
Subway Challenge Series Participants lead the way at the North Canton YMCA 2 & 5 Mile where a record was set of 3002 registered participants! 99 Series runners partticipated in the 5 Mile and 34 in the 2 Mile. They were led by Aiman Scullion of Kent in the men's division who finished 3rd overall in a time of 26:44.3 and by Cate Fenster in the women's divison who won in a time of 30:55.1.
Beth Woodward, was second overall, Teresa Ferguson & Diane Furey were 1-2 in women's masters and Jerry Fresenko was 2nd in men's masters.
Aiman & Cate have won both of the last two Elite races. Christopher Fontes, 39, has a 100 point plus lead in men's competitive and Brigitte Fryan, 22, has over a 200 point lead in women's competitve. Larry McLaughlin has a 250 point plus lead in men's recreational and Renee Brenner and Tom Marchand have 500 plus point leads in the women's recreational and walking division respectively.
Thanks to all who have participated in what has become a spectacular running season! Hope to see you this weekend at one of the three Series events. Later Saturday night, we are off to Lock 3 to enjoy Arlo Guthrie in concert. Incidentally, if you run the Lock 3 Freedom 5K race tomorrow morning, you receive free tickets to the concert! If you are young, you probably don't know Arlo, but all of us old hippies remember him from Woodstock and know his famous dad-Woodie Guthrie, an American legend. Great music and fun-you are guaranteed to have a good time with folk music and story telling!
Award checks for Elite winners in Canton Marathon & Jackson Night Glow will be in the mail today.