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Teen's time sets standard for Sunsets at Pier 60 Summer 5K series

Wes Reynolds posted the fastest time so far at the Sunsets at Pier 60 Summer 5K series on Friday.

Reynolds, 19 of St. Petersburg, won the third installment of the 5K series through Clearwater Beach in 16:35 to win by 23 seconds.

Tyler Lewis, 15 of Largo, was third in a time of 17:41.

St. Petersburg resident Christa Stephens won her second straight Sunsets at Pier 60 5K, shaving 30 seconds off her time from her race win June 18.

Stephens, 26, crossed Friday's finish line in 18:37 to win the women's title by just less than two minutes over her nearest competitor.

In the top three, Lisa Williams, 31 of Largo, was third in 21:14.

Local age group winners were: (F10 and under) Annabella Mowry, Dunedin, 28:05; (M11-12) Parker Lewis, Largo, 27:06; (M13-14) Hunter McCann, Treasure Island, 18:57; (F13-14) Bobbi LaBrant, Largo, 23:14; (M15-19) Stephen Sawayda, Clearwater, 20:03; (M20-24) David Ramos, Treasure Island, 18:17; (F20-24) Amy Nolsheim, Largo, 26:08; (M25-29) Steve Schilling, St. Pete Beach, 18:16; (F30-34) Sondra Hannan, St. Petersburg, 25:35; (M35-39) James Duncan, Largo, 20:18; (F40-44) Loretta Simeon, St. Petersburg, 22:14; (M45-49) Keith Sawayda, Clearwater, 17:54; (F45-49) Donna Nesslar, Largo, 21:37; (M50-54) Dennis Byron, Palm Harbor, 18:54; (F50-54) Carol Bancroft, Safety Harbor, 22:46; (M55-59) Ron Murawsky, Clearwater, 20:27; (M60-64) Kevin Cronin, Palm Harbor, 24:59; (F60-64) Bess Kennedy, Seminole, 49:09; (M65-69) Duncan Cameron, Palm Harbor, 22:24; (F65-69) Millie Hamilton, Redington Beach, 28:59; (M70-74) John Verel, Clearwater, 41:56; (F70-74) Terri Sullivan, Tarpon Springs, 37:58.

CITRUS SUMMER SHOWDOWN 5K: Christa Stephens went 2-for-2 in races this past weekend. After winning the Sunsets at Pier 60 5K on Friday, she traveled to Inverness for the Citrus Summer Showdown cross country 5K on Saturday and took first place there.

Stephens' time of 18:29 put her in front of the rest of the women's field by more than two minutes.

Lee Stephens had a tougher go of it in the men's competition but managed to pull out the victory. Stephens crossed the finish line in 16:19 to win the overall race title by 20 seconds over Daniel Ludwig of Ocoee.

RUN THRU HELL 5K: A number of Pinellas runners found success on the other side of the bay at Sunday's Run Thru Hell 5K in Tampa's Al Lopez Park.

The following runners won their age group: (M14 and under) Hunter McCann, Treasure Island, 20:11; (M30-34) Matt Thomas, Tierra Verde, 18:43; (F55-59) Cindy Miller, Oldsmar, 27:22; (F60-64) Patricia Hoffman, Palm Harbor, 30:08; (M65-69) Duncan Cameron, Palm Harbor, 22:02; (F65-69) Sharon Andrews, South Pasadena, 39:31; (M70-74) Ben Fudge, St. Pete Beach, 34:40.

Tampa's Matt Altimari was the overall race winner in a time of 17:39. Kali Lafferty of Bradenton was the women's champion in 20:41.

PICNIC ISLAND ADVENTURE RUN: Carey Bonham of Largo was a top 10 finisher at the Picnic Island Adventure Run in Tampa on Friday, the third and final race in the Picnic Island Adventure Run series.

Bonham, 31, completed the 3.6-mile race in 25:29 to take eighth overall. Jeff Essers, 42 of Largo, was just out of the top 10, crossing the line in 25:56 for 12th.

Bob Hyde, 39 of Tampa, was the winner in a time of 23:21.

DESOTO TIME TRIALS: The 2010 Desoto Time Trials Points Series concluded with the final event on July 6 at Fort De Soto Park.

The following bikers were declared overall series champions for their age group: (M20-29) Brian Donahue; (F20-29) Chaz Collins; (M30-39) John Masciotti; (F30-39) Shannon Shearer; (M40-49) Alan Badia; (F40-49) Liz Swayne; (M50-59) Gary Tilden; (F50-59) Karen Monkus; (M60-69) Doug Webster; (F60-69) Patricia Hoffman; (M70-79) Chuck Kleim.

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Teen's time sets standard for Sunsets at Pier 60 Summer 5K series 07/13/10 [Last modified: Monday, July 12, 2010 11:33pm]
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