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Two weeks of 'Summer Run for Fun' in books

O'Donnell, Manley, Calderwood notch first places in races
By Staff | Jul 15, 2014

Waldoboro — The first two weeks of the fourth annual "Summer Run for Fun" program at Medomak Valley High School are in the books.

The runs on the Neil W. Lash Nature Trail on the school campus are Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and continue through Aug. 21.

The second week of the Panther cross-country program's summer event was July 2. There were 10 participants in the various age groups. Pat O’Donnell and Carol Manley were the individual winners.

The run was held in less-than-ideal conditions as a thunder storm arrived soon after the run began.

The individual results for the 2.995-mile course were: 1, O’Donnell, 21:59; 2, Gavin Felch, 22:09; 3, Manley, 24:47; 4, Acadia Calderwood 27:32; 5, Tami Casas, 27:46; 6, A.J. Baker, 30:57; 7, Jody Dinsmore, 31:03; 8, Ellen Spring, 33:48 and 9, Laurie McBurnie, 45:23.

The individual result for the 1:037-mile course were: 1, Finnegan Calderwood, 10:15.

The first week of the program was June 25 at the school. There were 15 participants in the various age groups. O’Donnell and Acadia Calderwood were the individual winners.

The individual results for the 2.995-mile course were: 1. Pat O’Donnell, 20:42; 2, Daniel Bubar, 21:01; 3, Gavin Felch, 21:51; 4, John Leach, 24:24; 5, Acadia Calderwood, 25:50; 6, Patricia Leach, 26:47; 7, Beth Corson, 33:43; and 8, Laurie McBurnie, 46:14.

The individual results for the 2.016-mile course were: 1, Heather Webster, 21:15; and 2, Nancy Curtis-Bowden, 22:10.

The individual results for the 1:037-mile course were: 1, Finnegan Calderwood, 12:13; 2, Rachel Curtis-Bowden, 15:06; 3, Edwin Stone, 19:31; and 4, Cheryl Stone, 19:32.

Whether a seasoned runner or beginner, there will be a weekly cross-country challenge for all ages at the school.

Participants will gather for weekly runs. The top five weekly finishers in each division will earn points toward a season total. Awards will be presented to the top-five finishers in each group (scoring on 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 points system) based on season results.

The fee is $15 for individuals or $30 for a family, for the entire summer program. Registration may be done before each race.

For more information, call George Gould, event director and Panther cross-country coach, at 215-9729.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

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