Loy and Pump win Jingle Bell Run
Over 100 runners and walkers participated in the annual Jingle Bell run, which was held in Washington on Saturday morning. The participants in the 5-kilometer race, which was a fundraiser for the Washington High School boys’ track and field program, ran from Central Park and made two loops through Sunset Park.
“It was well attended,” race director Steve Roth said. “I know it was a brisk morning, but everyone said it was a good morning to run.”
The overall women’s champion was Shawn Loy, who completed the race in 20:31. She also won the women’s 41-and-over division. Jan Hunerdosse took second place in that division in 24:11, and Teri Hartzler was third in 29:47.
Alicia Unkrich won the women’s 20-40 age group in a time of 21:31, and Amanda Shelman crossed the finish line 19 seconds later in second place. Heather Brown took third place in 22:21.
Sarah Rhoads, who crossed the finish line in 22:09, edged Shea Dahlstrom by less than two seconds to win the women’s 11-19 division. Emme Keith came in third in 23:17. Addison Six won the girls’ 10-and-under division with a time of 55:10.
The overall men’s champion was Tanner Pump, who completed the race in 19:31. He also won the men’s 20-40 division. Damien Garrels took second place in that division in 20:04, and Mathew Lowe was third in 21:04.
Eric Turner won the men’s 41-and-over division with a time of 20:52. Michael Riddle took second place in 22:10, and Larry Brock was third in 29 minutes flat.
Kiowa Keith won the men’s 11-19 age group in 22:14. Luke Turner came in second in 24:12, and Benjamin Loy crossed the finish line 12 seconds later in third place.
Jesse Dye won the boys’ 10-and-under division with a time of 47:01. Triplets Aden Six, Avery Six and Ajay Six came in second, third and fourth, respectively, each crossing the finish line in 55:10.