2000 5K RECAP - Pg 1 of 2


There have been 199 lunch hour 5K races including 167 of the last 168 months.  The winner of the
first lunch hour race held on the Seal Beach Rec Center track in April 1981 was Erick Solak in 18:16.
There have also been 88 guesstimate races, 166 team races and 151 mixed team events. Below are
some top 10 stats for 2000 and top ten all time records.  The 490 total runners in 2000 fell just short
of the record breaking 513 runners for 12 races in 1999.  Note that John Araujo and Gary Brodie
have won 28 races and Dave Parsel has won 27 races!!
2000 TOP TEN     2000 TOP TEN     2000 FIRST  
BEST TIMES     MALE RUNNERS     PLACE FINISHES  
Dave Parsel 15:52   Dave Parsel 15:52   Dave Parsel 6
Dave Parsel 15:55   John Araujo 17:17   John Araujo 5
Dave Parsel 16:01   Dave Schiller 17:20   Juan Sanchez 1
Dave Parsel 16:15   Gary Shapiro 17:53      
Dave Parsel 16:24   Neal Karchem 17:58   ALL TIME 
Dave Parsel 16:42   Todd Jensen 18:44   FIRST PLACE
John Araujo 17:17   David Hicks 18:44   FINISHES  
John Araujo 17:18   Todd Byers 18:46   John Araujo 28
John Araujo 17:19   Jim Walton 18:48   Gary Brodie 28
John Araujo 17:38   Randall Sears 18:49   Dave Parsel 27
    Darin Esplin 18:49   Assad Khoury 14
      Paul Zaffuts 11
ALL TIME TOP     ALL TIME TOP     Rick Romero 10
TEN TIMES     TEN RUNNERS     Mike Cross 10
Steve Bishop 5-90 14:36   Steve Bishop 5-90  14:36   Howard Ross 8
Steve Bishop 10-90 15:14   Dave Parsel 11-98 15:23   Ralph Castro  8
Rich Hornish 2-86 15:30   Rich Hornish 2-86 15:30   Steve Bishop 8
Dave Parsel 5-99 15:34   Gary Brodie 11-88 15:39   Edgard Roa 6
Gary Brodie 11-88 15:39   John Araujo 11-88 15:54   Jim Apfel 4
Dave Parsel 11-98 15:39   Marty Horan 4-93 16:14   Dave DeYoung 4
Dave Parsel 4-99 15:40   Paul Zaffuts 1-85 16:15   Horan & Geller 3
Dave Parsel 8-98 15:41   Arnie Holiday 10-87 16:25   Hornish & Rodriguez 3
Dave Parsel 9-99 15:42   Mike Morris 8-99 16:43   Lee,Loh,Salas 2
Dave Parsel 6-98 15:44   Mike Cross 6-89 16:54   Geller,Gronau 2
Dave Parsel 7-98 15:46   Jim Apfel 4-89 16:57   14 runners  1
Dave Parsel 4-98 15:40          
               
TOP 10 FEMALE     TOP 10 FEMALE     10 MOST IMPROVED  
RUNNERS IN 2000     RUNNERS - ALL TIME     1999 TO 2000  
Michelle DeJong 21:57   Jill Spencer 20:59   Todd Byers 29:52
Jaclyn Barcikowski 23:00   Sue Rudolph 21:05   Francis Czopek 4:17
Landa Taylor 24:03   Connie Thousand 21:06   Pat Arredondo 3:20
Catherine Buell 25:30   Kathy Kern 21:28   Robin Khundkar 1:32
Melanie Harris 26:53   Giulia Giacoppe 21:35   Larry Ginsberg 1.45
Sue Robbins 26:40   Kiem Tjong 21:50   Walt Kawakami 0.61
Karen McKusker 27:04   Kim Prickett 21:55   Mark Calkins 0.40
Samantha Jessner 27:26   Michelle DeJong 21:57   Rich Terrell 0.22
Kimberly Boyd 28:32         Joe Scianni 0.19
            Dave Hicks 0.16
          Tony Trujillo 0.12
      ALL TIME AGE      
      GROUP RECORDS    
    AGE MEN TIME   WOMEN TIME
    15-29 Arnie Holiday 16:38   Connie Thousand 21:06
    30-39 Steve Bishop 14:36   Jill Spencer 20:59
    40-49 Dave Parsel 15:23   Linda Taylor 24:03
    50-59 Jim Heller 18:59   Sue Robbins 25:00
    60-69 Tracy Brown 18:55   Joan McIntyre 33:56
    70-79 Tracy Brown 29.44   Soula Thomas 37:57
               
      NON BOEING        
    50-59 Terry Lyons 18:17 20-29 Laura Weaver 19.27

Last Updated on 12/12/00
By Nelson Slagle
Email: neslagle@hotmail.com