Several Creek Road Runners took to burning calories by racing over the Thanksgiving week, some prior to the feast, some a couple days after. Here are the ones who came away with good performances.
In the Run for Pie 5K in Newark on Thanksgiving morning, CRR Diane Kukich won her age group (60-69) in a solid 23:47. CRR Bill Farquhar placed 2nd in the 40-49s with a 21:43, a mere warmup to what he would do two days later. CRR Theresa Kauffman placed 3rd in the 50-59s in 26:04.
In Wilmington, the bigger races were taking place. In the PNC Bank 5K, CRR Bruce Weber took first place among the 55-59s in a fast 18:55. CRR Ann Jornlin placed 2nd in the 60-64s with a 25:48. In the 10K, CRR Doug Repetti got on the podium for a 3rd place finish among the 65-69s, finishing in 52:34.
On Saturday at the Delaware Open XC Championships, in a grueling 5K, CRR Bill Farquhar placed 8th overall in the Men’s Masters race and 5th in his age group (40-49) in a brilliant 19:28—super fast for that course! CRR Keith Crispin placed 14th overall and 9th in the same age group with a very good 20:39. Earlier this year both runners helped the CRR team break three hours in the Delaware Marathon Four-Person Relay.
Great job, everyone.