Published: Fri, June 16, 2017 @ 12:00 a.m.
The climate was nice on May 13 at Austintown Township Park because the Austintown Lions Club hosted its 22nd annual 5K run, with Lion Larry Jensen serving as race chairman for all of the 22 years.
It all began off with a Kid’s Run, with 9-year previous Alexis Johnson of Canfield because the winner. The 5-Okay adopted with some 51 runners.
The general winner was Jonathon Bolha (Scooby Dooby) from Austintown with a time of 17:09. Anthony Costa of Niles completed in second place with a time of 17:27. Finishing third was Tom Grantonic of Boardman with a time of 18:24.
For the women, Geniene Hankey of Youngstown got here in first with a time of 23:10. Josellen Hrusoksky from Austintown completed in second place with a time of 24:50. Susan Sarachene of Austintown completed in third place with a time of 26:34.
In the Masters class, age 40 and older, Everett Briggs from Youngstown got here in first with a time of 19:08. Finishing second was Tim Hertel from Akron with a time of 20:39. Finishing third was Heath Morgan from Alliance with a time of 21:30.
For the Women’s Masters, Miriam Ortiz of New Castle got here in first with a time of 29:09. In second place was Joann Olson from Boardman with a time of 30:14. Finishing third was Tracye Hurtel of Akron with a time of 35:05.
The oldest runner for the Masters was Tom Frederick, 82, of Austintown.
There have been additionally many door prizes awarded. The end line was offered by the Youngstown Road Runners Club.
The Austintown Lions thanks all who have been sponsors and people who participated, making this a really profitable run.
Anyone all for turning into a Lion ought to contact Bob Whited at 330-792-7907.