SARANAC?LAKE - The inaugural Spring Sprint running race was held Saturday at North Country Community College, with 35 runners covering either the hilly 5-kilometer, 8-kilometer or 1-mile courses.
The Spring Sprint was a fundraiser for the North Country cross-country program.
Leonard Deshane Jr. of Constable was the top finisher in the 8k race, clocking a time of 31:59. Heidi Holderied of Saranac Lake won the women's 8k race in 39:11.
In the 5k race, Altona resident Jim Ohlsten was the overall winner in 23:58, while Judy Rush of Saranac Lake won the women's race in 24:27.
Antonio Mendoza of Brushton was the winner of the 1-mile sprint race, covering the distance in 8:48. Lily Potthast of Jay was the women's race 18:45.
Age group medals were given to the top three athletes in each age category.
Saturday at North Country Community College
|1. Antonio Mendoza||8:48|
|2. Alexander Carter||10:04|
|3. Eric Potthast||18:35|
|4. Lily Potthast||18:45|
|1. Jim Ohlsten||40-49||23:58.64|
|2. Judy Rush||40-49||24:27.16|
|3. Jessica Martindale||19-29||25:00.20|
|4. Thomas Gilman||40-49||25:05.41|
|5. Mark Keating||40-49||26:04.99|
|6. Robert Laba||30-39||27:02.92|
|7. Debi Yando||30-39||27:02.93|
|8. Brianza Moser||12-18||27:56.03|
|9. Phil Leonidas||60+||28:43.63|
|10. Dori Gilman||40-49||30:06.10|
|11. Lidia Knox||50-59||31:10.16|
|12. Brad Donahue||30-39||31:32.80|
|13. Angela Bates||30-39||32:26.72|
|14. Valerie Durfee||40-49||33:58.31|
|15. Cheri Racette||40-49||34:28.67|
|16. Jessica Ano||30-39||35:57.30|
|1. Deshane Leonard||19-29||31:59.59|
|2. DJ Racette||19-29||33:52.24|
|3. Peter Jones||50-59||34:55.96|
|4. Heidi Holdered||40-49||39:11.44|
|5. Bryan Besaw||19-29||40:25.41|
|6. Trace Desmarais||19-29||43:10.49|
|7. Tammy Dumont||40-49||43:25.40|
|8. Morgan Ryan||30-39||43:45.56|
|9. Kaylan Short||12-18||46:00.39|
|10. Scott Spillane||50-59||48:31.00|
|11. Andrea Berotenberger||30-39||49:59.61|
|12. Bobbi Reeves||60+||51:20|