Runners move along a portion of the Kaxdigoowu Heen Dei (Mendenhall River Trail) near Riverbend Elementary School and Thunder Mountain High School during the Extra Tough 5K and 1-Mile run/walk. The race was a fundraiser for NAMI Juneau. A slideshow of photos is online at juneauempire.com.

Runners move along a portion of the Kaxdigoowu Heen Dei (Mendenhall River Trail) near Riverbend Elementary School and Thunder Mountain High School during the Extra Tough 5K and 1-Mile run/walk. The race was a fundraiser for NAMI Juneau. A slideshow of photos is online at juneauempire.com.

Locals runners get ‘Extra Tough’

  • By Klas Stolpe
  • Wednesday, October 14, 2015 1:06am
  • Sports

Hiram Henry, 41, topped the men’s field in Saturday’s Extra Tough 5K and 1-Mile run or walk race and Stephanie Harvey, 27, was the top female and fifth overall.

Henry finished with a time of 18:45, roughly 30 seconds ahead of second-place runner David Phillips, 34, who hit 19:12. Monsour Alzaharna, 55, took a wrong turn that shortened his course and hit 21:17 for third, edging Scott May, 51, who came out of the trees in 21:23.

Harvey’s fifth-place run vaulted her to the top of the 19-29 female age group Empire Cup Standings (57 points) with her run of 22:32, displacing Jenna Wiersma (49 points). Reed Stoops, 66, finished sixth overall in 22:48; Shannon Hasty, 45, edged Colleen Jones, 52, for seventh, 23:12 to 23:13; John Raster, 52, placed ninth in 23:24; William Bishop, 25, rounded out the top 10.

Jamie Bursell, 52, edged Becky Bohrer, 37, in the last yards 25:35 to 25:38, for fourth and fifth among women (13th, 14th overall). Darla Orbistondo, 52, rounded out the top 15 placers in 27:11. Bohrer leads the Empire Cup Global Points Board with 220 points and Orbistondo is second at 198.

Eli Crupi, 10, was the top male finisher in the 1-mile portion with a time of 11:07. Olga Lipson, 21, was the top female and second overall in 12:11, just edging male runner Kaden Quinto, 10, and female Molly Hillis, 42, who hit 12:16 apiece.

Just two Empire Cup Series races remain for runners to improve their point totals for the 2015 season. The Fourth Annual Zombie Run is Sunday, Oct. 25 at 2:30 p.m. at Sandy Beach. The Veteran’s Day Run is Saturday, Nov. 7, at 10 a.m. on the Thunder Mountain High School track.

 

EXTRA TOUGH 5K RESULTS

Hiram Henry 41 M 18:45

David Phillips 34 M 19:12

Monsour Alzaharna 55 M 21:17

Scott May 51 M 21:23

Stephanie Harvey 27 F 22:32

Reed Stoops 66 M 22:48

Shannon Hasty 45 F 23:12

Colleen Jones 52 F 23:13

John Raster 52 M 23:24

William Bishop 25 M 23:03

Kevin Elliot 29 M 24:53

John Wright 49 M 25:10

Jamie Bursell 52 F 25:35

Becky, Bohrer 37 F 25:38

Darla Orbistondo 52 F 27:11

Susan Pollard 55 F 27:36

Sara Raster 51 F 27:37

Ellen Story 29 F 27:52

Donovan Bell 27 M 27:52

Tahlia Gerger 10 F 28:18

Guy Croderoft 55 M 28:29

Ed Flanagan 63 M 29:36

Alyssa Hobbs 37 F 29:26

Sarah Brister 27 F 30:10

Adell Mulgrew-Truitt 12 M 30:45

Tristan Berkey 34 F 30:50

Ruth Kostik 36 F 32:11

John Margerison 74 M 33:37

Florian Tanzyna 15 M 35:47

Lucy Nelson 48 F 35:47

Julie Olson 50 F 41:13

Paula Rohrbacher 59 F 50:29

Carol Prentice 59 F 50:30

Michelle Gray 48 F 53:00

Lisa Mitchell 36 F 53:34

LoveAnn Truitt 43 F 53:35

Ryan Story 20 M 54:38

Rachel Gearhart 33 F 56:30

Elize Hogue 16 F 56:33

Alonzo Rumfelt 45 M 1:07:38

EXTRA TOUGH 1-MILE RESULTS

Eli Crupi 10 M 11:07

Olga Lipson 21 F 12:11

Kaden Quinto 10 M 12:16

Molly Hillis 42 F 12:16

Aiyanna James 11 F 13:49

Brooks Pinney 5 M 14:18

Ben Pinney 34 M 14:18

Brandy James 22 F 16:37

Sona Mulgrew-Truitt 13 F 20:39

Aaron Mulgrew-Truitt 10 M 20:42

Laura Mulgrew-Truitt 52 F 20:47

Melissa McCormick 43 F 20:59

Erik McCormick 44 M 21:01

Speier McCormick 16 M 21:02

Michael Lukshin 52 M 21:35

Talitha Lukshin 52 F 21:36

Evan Elton 5 M 22:23

Kellie James 14 F 22:24

Kamora Yates 5 F 23:17

Tisha Gieser 34 F 23:19

Jessica Estes F 23:41

Jackie Schuls 37 F 23:47

Liz Clark 45 F 23:49

Jill Wood 53 F 23:52

Charles Rohrbacher 61 M 23:55

Julianna Singh 54 F 24:11

2015 EMPIRE CUP TOP 10 POINTS LEADERS

(Place, Name, Age Group, Sex, Points):

1 Becky Bohrer 35-39 F 220

2 Darla Orbistondo 50-54 F 198

3 Guy Crockroft 55-59 M 187

4 Jeff Gnass 60+ M 178

5 Molly Hillis 40-44 F 177

6 Jennifer Thorsteinson 30-34 F 175

7 Linda Kruger 60+ F 174

8 David Phillips 30-34 M 167

9 Michelle Gray 45-49 F 148

10 Joann Rieselbach 50-54 F 136

2015 EMPIRE CUP AGE GROUP LEADERS

(Age group, male/points, female/points):

Age 60-plus – Jeff Gnass 178, Linda Kruger 174

Age 55-59 – Guy Crockroft 187, Susan Pollard 37

Age 50-54 – Jim Ustasiewski 126, Darla Oristondo 198

Age 45-49 – Douglas Gray 105, Michelle Gray 148

Age 40-44 – Dan Edwards 127, Molly Hillis 177

Age 35-39 – Kirk Thorsteinson 106, Becky Bohrer 220

Age 30-34 – David Phillips 167, Jennifer Thorsteinson 175

Age 19-29 – Rey Mueca 75, Stephanie Harvey 57

Age 14-18 – Connor Norman 77, Nicole Mannix 30

Age 11-13 – Aidan Hopson/Josh Becker 30, Mackenzie Gray 125

Age 8-10 – Will Robinson 87, Ella Sowell 118

Age 7-younger – Craig Thorsteinson 135, Amelia Walker 38

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