Weekly VIC trail run series continues

PAUL SMITHS — The Paul Smith’s College Visitor Interpretive Center’s fall 5K trail run series continued on Sunday as the third of five races drew a field of eight walkers and runners.

This past Sunday, Heidi Read was the fastest of the eight, finishing with a time of 27 minutes, 11 seconds.

Read was followed by Susan Stevens (27:43), John Stack (31:14), Peter Moody (31:46), Bekkie Wright (32:11) and Tasha Thompson (47:33) in sixth. Jackie Beattie and Donnamarie Grieco rounded out the field with a time 1:06:02.

This was the second win for Read, as she led the pack in the first run on Sept. 15 with a time of 21:41. Jen Kretser (27:08) took second, Zoe Carpenter (27:27) was third and Wright (27:30) was fourth. Dave Staszak (28:06) was fifth, Erin Tuthill (33:57) was sixth, John Warner (36:00) placed seventh and Janelle Davidson (40:11) completed the field.

The fun runs continue on the VIC trails the next two Sundays at 3 p.m. with a $5 registration fee. There is a different course each week.


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