2002 5K RECAP - Pg 1 of 2


There have been 223 lunch hour 5K races including 191 of the last 192 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 98 guesstimate races, 190 team races and 175 mixed team events. Below are
some top 10 stats for 2002 and top ten all time records.  The 518 total runners in 2002 was the second
most runners in one year.   The record was 604 in 2001.    We averaged 43 runners a race in 2002.  We have had
749 different runners run in our 223 races.
2002 TOP TEN     2002 TOP TEN     2002 FIRST  
BEST TIMES     MALE RUNNERS     PLACE FINISHES  
Dave Parsel 15:51   Dave Parsel 15:51   Dave Parsel 11
Dave Parsel 16:22   David Schiller 17:14   John Araujo 1
Dave Parsel 16:23   John Araujo 17:19   Jose Gallardo 0
Dave Parsel 16:36   Al Valdez 17:23      
Dave Parsel 16:42   Mike Krpan 17:39   ALL TIME 
Dave Parsel 16:42   Andy Born 17:50   FIRST PLACE
Dave Parsel 16:51   Todd Jensen 18:12   FINISHES  
Dave Parsel 16:59   Victor Hernandez 18:15   Dave Parsel  47
David Schiller 17:14   Chuck Sohaskey 18:20   John Araujo 31
Dave Parsel 17:14   David Smith 18:43   Gary Brodie 28
      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
Dave Parsel 11-98 15:23   Rich Hornish 2-86 15:30   Steve Bishop 8
Rich Hornish 2-86 15:30   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
      Jim Apfel 4-89 16:57   15 runners  1
             
               
TOP 10 FEMALE     TOP 10 FEMALE     10 MOST IMPROVED  
RUNNERS IN 2002     RUNNERS - ALL TIME     2001 TO 2002  
Michelle DeJong 21:58   Jill Spencer 20:59   Kimberly Boyd 3:15
Sara Maquilon 22:09   Sue Rudolph 21:05   Hong Hoang 2:09
Cathy Vandoornum 22:19   Connie Thousand 21:06   Andy Born .49
Kimberly Boyd 24.09   Kathy Kern 21:28   Emmett Rahl .44
Laura Chaids 24.36   Giulia Giacoppe 21:35   Greg Sampson .37
Linda Dobson 25.36   Melanie Harris 21:49   Bob Weaver .34
Margie Martinez 26.41   Kiem Tjong 21:50   Peter Nguyen .17
Beth Parsel 28.03   Kim Prickett 21:55   Eric Wilson .14
Shauna McFadden 28.51   Michelle DeJong 21:57   Steve Barclay .11
Amy Guder 28.52   Sara Maquilon 22:09   Jensen,Schiller,Seinko .07
               
      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   Kathy Thomas 23:25
    50-59 Gary Shapiro (11-01) 17:28   Sue Robbins 25:00
    60-69 Tracy Brown 18:55   Joan McIntyre 33:56
    70-79 Al Escobasa 27:56  
               
      NON BOEING        
    50-59 Terry Lyons 18:17 20-29 Laura Weaver 19.27
          70-79 Soula Thomas 37.57

Last Updated on 12/11/02
By Nelson Slagle
Email: neslagle@hotmail.com