SCOTT MCGEE AND RALPH WETTERHAHN WIN GUESSTIMATE

         Scott McGee and Ralph Wetterhahn each missed their guesstimate in the March 12, 2012 5K by 3 seconds to tie for best guess.  Rounding out the top five were Kie Soohoo 3- 10 second miss, Dave Fier 4- 11 second miss and Tim Hickok 5-13 seconds off.  It was the first time Scott has won and the 2nd time Ralph has won the guesstimate race.   

                DAVE PARSEL WINS 128th LUNCH HOUR 5K IN 18:41

     Dave Parsel won the March 12, 2012 lunch hour 5K with a time of 18:41. This was the 128th time that Dave has won this race.   Dave has won the last 6 and 21 of the last 22 races!  Rounding out the top five in today’s race were Randy Parker 2- 19:54, Tim Hickok 3- 19.58, Kie Soohoo 4- 21:50 and Dave Fier 5- 22:19. 

      Forty-one runners ran in today’s 5K, the most since August 2011 when 41 runners also participated.  It is the 26th straight month that at least 30 runners participated and the 38th time in the last 39 months.

     Dave Redmond led five runners setting a personal best (PB) by lowering his prior best by 4:45.  Other runners lowering their PB were: Stephanie Born (2:02 better), Mark Lowe (1:31 better), Luis Lopez (54 seconds better) and Stanley Mak (11 seconds better).   Congrats to all of you PB setters.

     Mark Calkins ran a 23:30 today, the fastest time he has ran in his last 42 races dating back to April 2006.  Congrats Mark.

      We had 11 females running in today’s race.  We haven’t had more than 11 since 14 females ran in the 300th lunch hour 5K in July 2010.

     No one younger than 37 ran in today’s race, 7 over 60 ran and three 73 or older ran (73, 77 and 87).  Soula Thomas sets a record for oldest runner every time she runs.  Today she ran at 87 years and 6 months.  John Strand became the oldest male to ever run in our lunch hour 5K today at 77.

     The next 5K is scheduled for 11:50 AM Monday, April 9, 2012 at Gate 510 on the northwest corner of the Boeing Seal Beach Facility.

             ANNUAL SEAL BEACH 5K/10K APRIL 21, 2012

     The annual Seal Beach 5K/10K will be held at 8 AM on Saturday, April 21, 2012.  Below is a link providing information on the event and a registration form for you to complete and send to the address provided and the second link is a letter from the race director. 

www.RunSealBeach.com

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AGE GROUP PLACING   

    

AGE GROUP

PLACINGS

 

(BOEING RUNNERS ONLY)

 

 

 

MEN

 

 

AGE

                 FIRST

TIME

               SECOND

TIME

10-29

 

 

 

 

30-39

Scott McGee

27:57

 

 

40-49

Mark Calkins

23:30

Emmett Rahl

23:54

50-59

Dave Parsel

18:41

Randy Parker

19:54

60-69

Jim Heller

23:01

Ralph Wetterhahn

32:19

70-79

John Strand

28:30

 Nelson Slagle

52:56

 

                         WOMEN

 

20-29

 

 

 

30-39

Mary Nichols

23:19

Stephanie Born

26:36

40-49

Kathy Kern

24:56

Katherine Rupley

26:30

50-59

Cathy Sejansky

27:57

Andi Kang

28:20

60-69

Ann Tack

29:35

 

 

80-89

Soula Thomas

45:53

 

 

Slag 3-12-2012