Dale Gordon Memorial 5K Run/Walk Held October 15
Twenty-nine runners as well as walkers braved the wind on Saturday, October 15, 2011, to participate in the sixth annual Dale Gordon Memorial 5K Run/Walk held in Needmore during the Fall Folk Festival. The results are as follows:
For females in the 12- 18-age category, first - Madison Baker; second - Andrea Leedy; 30-39- age category: first - Joni Dunkle and second - Jolinda Wilson; 40-49-age category: - Deanna Baker and second - Darlene Gordon.
For males, in the 12- 18-age category first - Joshua Voight and first - place overall clocking in with 18:48; second - Zane Baker and third overall clocking in with 20:42.
The 19-29-age category first - Ty Trainor. The 30-39-age category first - Darren Smith; 40-49-age - first - Steve Novick and second- place overall clocking in with 19:08; second - Kirk Layton; 50- 59-age category - first - Kelly Souders; second - Tom McCulloh. The 60+- age category first place winner was Neal Hospelhorn. Fourth-place overall was Patrick Keefer.
For the walkers: first - Quaid Brady; second - Drew Gordon; third - Evan Dean. Bonnie Gordon, w ife of the late Dale Gordon,w as the firstplace winner in sponsorships; Whitney Schultz, second in sponsorships; Carol Richards, third in sponsorships; and Shannon Blanchard, fourth in sponsorships.
Greg and Carol Hayes donated use of their equipment for use during the race and Community State bank donated water for all.