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††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† JOHN ARAUJO WINS FEBRUARY 2013 5K IN A TIME OF 19:24

†††† John Araujo won his 45th lunch hour 5K in a time of 19:24.John ran his fastest time since an 18:59 in March 2011.†† Rounding out the top five were: Dave Parsel 2- 19:43, Randy Parker 3- 20:04, Andy Born 4- 20:23 and 5-Troy Belme 21:09.John Araujo and Dave Parsel were the first two finishers for the first time since March 2011.March 2011 was the 20th race of the last 30 held through March 2011 where John and Dave were the top two finishers.Dave ran his fastest 5K since he ran an 18:43 5K in March 2012.He was injured shortly after the March 2012 race.

†††† The first five finishers were all Boeing or ex-Boeing employees.This is the first time in 35 races dating back to March 2010 since all of the top five finishers were Boeing employees.We also had five runnners over 70 years of age participating in todayís 5K.Didnít research how long ago or if that has ever happened.

†††† Jennifer Britoscan lowered her personal best by 1:39 in her 2nd lunch hour 5K. †††††Mong Noiboonsook and Mary Nichols were the only other runners to establish a personal best (PB), both by 3 seconds.Mary lowered her personal best for the 4th time in her last five races. that she lowered her PB.Mong lowered his PB for the 2nd straight month.

†††† Ken Saxton ran his 100th race, becoming the 21st runner to run in 100 lunch hour 5Kís.Rich Sundell ran his 70th race.

†† †††Congrats to Mary Nickles who lowered the 50-59 age group female record to 21:52.This is the 4th time she has lowered the record in her last five races.††

††† ††††The next 5K is scheduled for 11:50 AM Monday, March 11, 2013 at Gate 510 on the northwest corner of the Boeing Seal Beach Facility.

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(BOEING RUNNERS ONLY)

 

 

 

 

 

AGE

                 FIRST

TIME

               SECOND

TIME

10-29

 

 

 

 

30-39

Ryan Baldasari

23:13

 

 

40-49

Andy Born

20:23

Mark Miyahara

24:07

50-59

John Araujo

19:24

Dave Parsel

19:43

60-69

Jim Heller

22:42

Randy Emenaker

23:50

70-79

David Rusher

26:38

Ralph Wetterhahn

32:58

 

 ††††††††††††††††††††††† WOMEN

 

20-29

 

 

 

 

30-39

Jennifer Britocao

24:36

Nicole Baker

29:36

40-49

Kathy Kern

27:00

 

 

50-59

Mary Nickles

21:52

Raji Shunmugavel

42:32

60-69

 

 

 

 

80-89

Soula Thomas

46:54

 

 

Slag 2-11-2013