Top one-mile male Will Robinson and top one-mile female Mallory Welling, stand with competitors Arik Koverdan and Craig Thorsteinson at the finish of Saturday's Veterans Day Run. A slideshow is available at juneauempire.com.

Top one-mile male Will Robinson and top one-mile female Mallory Welling, stand with competitors Arik Koverdan and Craig Thorsteinson at the finish of Saturday's Veterans Day Run. A slideshow is available at juneauempire.com.

Empire Cup season ends with Veterans Day Run

  • By Klas Stolpe
  • Monday, November 9, 2015 1:03am
  • Sports

The Empire Cup race series ended on Saturday with the 5-mile and 1-mile Veterans Day Run at Thunder Mountain High School.

Alec Nevalainen, age 41, won the five-mile male portion with a time of 30 minutes and two seconds. TMHS Falcons runners Erin Wallace, 14, and Naomi Welling, 17, were the top female runners (fifth overall) in a matching time of 35:43, a full minute faster than their high school coach Scott May.

Will Robinson, 10, won the one-mile male portion in 7:34 and Mallory Welling, 10, was the fastest female with 8:17.

Southeast Alaska Road Runners will now finalize and double check the season standings to determine the age group and overall winners for honors at the end-of-season banquet to be announced at a later date.

 

5 MILE RESULTS

(place, name, age, sex, time):

1 Alec Nevalainen 41 M 30:02

2 Hiram Henry 40 M 32:10

3 David Phillips 34 M 34:31

4 Dan Robinson 48 M 35:02

5 Erin Wallace 14 F 35:43

6 Naomi Welling 17 F 35:43

7 Scott May 51 M 36:41

8 Wesley Shutts 38 M 39:18

9 Karlynn Welling 45 F 39:35

10 Adelaide Johnson 55 F 40:36

11 Paul Desloover 67 M 41:32

12 Jim Grammel 51 M 42:27

13 David Thomson 55 M 42:51

14 Jeff Gnass 69 M 43:23

15 Becky Bohrer 37 F 44:17

16 Sarah Brister 27 F 44:28

17 John Wright 49 M 45:00

18 Lucrecia Mervine 39 F 45:12

19 Darla Orbistondo 52 F 45:55

20 George Elgee 64 M 47:09

21 Mike McKrill 70 M 47:11

22 Christy Wallace 43 F 47:25

23 Guy Crockroft 55 M 47:25

24 Joann Rieselbach 54 F 47:28

25 Molly Hillis 42 F 48:10

26 Breanna Hills 30 F 49:01

27 Dan Edwards 40 M 50:08

28 Leslie Weaver Daugherty 62 F 50:13

29 Katie Pittman 39 F 51:02

30 Amy Lekanof 37 F 54:42

31 Martin Stepetin 29 M 59:31

32 Bryson Stepetin 11 M 59:32

 

ONE-MILE RESULTS

(place, name, age, sex, time):

1 Will Robinson 10 M 7:34

2 Mallory Welling 10 F 8:17

3 Craig Thorsteinson 5 M 10:24

4 Kirk Thorsteinson 36 M 10:26

5 Arik Koverdan 7 M 10:57

6 Ted Vanbronkhorst 62 M 12:10

7 Justine Bishop 48 F 12:19

8 Andy Koverdan 4 M 12:53

9 Linda Kruger 64 F 15:54

10 Ayden Martin 0 M 25:08

11 Alexis Grundmann 26 F 25:42

12 Barbara Sanford 78 F 25:46

13 Kimberly Horn 0 F 25:49

Top female finishers Naomi Welling, age 17, and Erin Wallace, age 14, finish in a tie at Saturday's Veterans Day Run. A slideshow of photos is at juneauempire.com.

Top female finishers Naomi Welling, age 17, and Erin Wallace, age 14, finish in a tie at Saturday’s Veterans Day Run. A slideshow of photos is at juneauempire.com.

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