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5K fundraisers draw nearly 500 to Anchorage streets, trails

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: May 12
  • Published May 12

Nearly 500 runners competed in a pair of 5-kilometer races Saturday in Anchorage, one of them a road race and the other a cross-country race.

Everett Cason and Morgan Ekemo breezed to victories in the Faster than a Falcon 5K, held on a flat, fast course in Mountain View. The race was a fundraiser for the Mountain View Boys & Girls Club.

Cason was the only runner to finish in less than 17 minutes, and Ekemo was the only woman to finish in less than 20 minutes. Ekemo's time of 18:53 placed her seventh overall in the field of 304.

In the Love A Nurse 5K, Jason Moore and Greer Gehler set the pace for 179 finishers.

A fundraiser for the Hospice of Anchorage, the cross-country style race was held on the Gasline and Besh trails at Hilltop.

Moore clocked 22:22 to lead all runners, while Gehler's 23:31 not only topped the women but was the second fastest time overall.

Faster than a Falcon 5K

Women

1. Morgan Ekemo 18:53, 2. Erin Jordan 20:22, 3. Sadie Benter 21:01, 4. Stephanie Frye 21:36, 5. Emily Deabreu 22:19, 6. Laura Carpenter 22:23, 7. Denali Kemppel 22:27, 8. Allison Lamb 23:23, 9. Jamie Whiteman 23:34, 10. Sarah Shine 23:36, 11. Jenny Marie Mannsverk 23:38, 12. Mindy Hymas 23:47, 13. Madeleine Reckmeyer 23:50, 14. Brianna Gill Anderson 23:55, 15. Jessica Ecker 23:55, 16. Brenda Noble 23:58, 17. Isabelle Hlasny 24:19, 18. Linh Bui 24:26, 19. Heather Velasquez 25:16, 20. Courtney Eppler 25:35, 21. Amy Kirkham 25:51, 22. Julie Michels 25:56, 23. Mia Rossi 25:59, 24. Latisha Rossi 25:59, 25. Reagan Blackley 26:08, 26. Afton Milliman 26:38, 27. Piper Sears 26:48, 28. Ryley Edwards 26:55, 29. Tylyn Bushman 27:05, 30. Brecklynn Bushman 27:13, 31. Shannon Brion 27:19, 32. Samantha Bushman 27:24, 33. Mie Aistrup Jensen 27:36, 34. Robbie Graham 27:38, 35. Kimberly Fickes 27:38, 36. Jenni Diep 27:47, 37. Carola Kunz 27:47, 38. Jen Novobilski 27:51, 39. Vivian Williamson 27:53, 40. Jeri Collins 27:56, 41. Anne Ooms 28:09, 42. Brooklyn Shankar 28:14, 43. Rio Rivas 28:15, 44. Jillian Lindstam 28:18, 45. Robyn Ellison 28:31, 46. Linda Shaw 28:38, 47. Holly Barclay 28:39, 48. Haley Harmon 28:54, 49. Cheyenne Mathews 29:00, 50. Briana Theis 29:08, 51. Julie Blackley 29:17, 52. Patty Clem 29:20, 53. Riley Malone 29:42, 54. Koya Oxentenko-Lowe 29:42, 55. Joy Shankar 29:59, 56. Annie Luck 30:25, 57. Shyane Maestre 30:30, 58. Sonya Wagoner 31:04, 59. Kellylee Mann 31:19, 60. Terri Thurston 31:24, 61. Jody Overstreet 31:39, 62. Aurora Glumac 32:00, 63. Shelley Anderson 32:07, 64. Talesa Daniels 32:07, 65. Melissa Juette 32:29, 66. Paige Shankar 32:55, 67. Amalia Choudhury 32:59, 68. Meg Paulson 33:02, 69. Mallory Karp 33:02, 70. Octavia Knox 33:32, 71. Shilo Cederberg 33:40, 72. Ellie Wells 33:55, 73. Evelyn Stiehr 34:09, 74. Maria Varela 34:17, 75. Caroline Waters 34:29, 76. Lorna Collins 34:34, 77. Erin Lippy 34:40, 78. Kelly Bigelow 34:41, 79. Jenna White 34:46, 80. Andrea Howarth 34:59, 81. Heather Peavy 35:11, 82. Kristen Bearden 35:20, 83. Abbie Wood 35:31, 84. Brenna Bigelow 35:53, 85. Kaydee Glumac 35:55, 86. Teresa Melzer 36:00, 87. Ivy Lannet 36:12, 88. Elizabeth Lafleur 36:29, 89. Jenny Anderson 36:53, 90. Leslie Rabang 36:54, 91. Mary Flanigin 36:59, 92. Erika Whittington 37:01, 93. Thea Paxton 37:04, 94. Mara Rosenthal 37:28, 95. Nikki Acena 37:29, 96. Brieanah Reed 37:35, 97. Kristie Kunder 37:45, 98. Leah Davies 37:45, 99. Janell Doiron 37:49, 100. Krista Warden 38:03, 101. Rylee Warden 38:07, 102. Amber Nixon 38:20, 103. Tallulah Winter 38:39, 104. Caitlin Taylor 39:10, 105. Stefania Kristjansson 39:11, 106. Samantha Varela 39:21, 107. Judy Krier 39:56, 108. Trinity Wethington 40:42, 109. Reagan Welsh 40:47, 110. Khloe Fickes 40:49, 111. Eyana Espinoza 40:55, 112. Jen Buchanan 40:59, 113. Michelle Mellberg 41:00, 114. Cassie Green 41:18, 115. Emma Gilila 41:30, 116. Justina Vazquez 41:46, 117. Beverly Reed 41:47, 118. Jamey Reed 41:48, 119. Davina Gilila 41:52, 120. Krista Ruesch 43:25, 121. Sara Braniff 43:25, 122. Reese Bushman 43:31, 123. Jami Bushman 43:36, 124. Dee Harris 43:39, 125. Cynthia Silvis 44:07, 126. Danie Hesson 44:17, 127. Bryana Burt 44:18, 128. Gabbi Rossi 47:38, 129. Katie Hagen 47:40, 130. Meg Hagen 47:42, 131. Yoon Bahn 47:44, 132. Melissa Slates 47:44, 133. Diane Gilila 47:53, 134. Larissa Gilila 47:54, 135. Tami De Leon 48:16, 136. Jessica Rushmeyer 48:19, 137. Lea Filippi 48:19, 138. Nattoshia Silvis 48:19, 139. Mckayla Silvis 51:22, 140. Amber Silvis 51:25, 141. Atigun Simpson 51:56, 142. Jillian Simpson 51:58, 143. Xan Carlson 51:59, 144. Shawn Cornelius 54:29, 145. Marcie Shererr 54:40, 146. Jennifer Gibson 54:56, 147. Breanna Gibson 54:58, 148. Kayelle Unger 55:27, 149. Eric Unger 56:34, 150. Marsha Williams 56:47, 151. See Xiong 56:48, 152. Mary Chouinard 58:14, 153. Likka Mccauley 59:26, 154. Madeleine Mccauley 59:28, 155. Debra Benedict 59:29, 156. Jean Brooking 59:29, 157. Marnie Stewart 1:01:26, 158. Patricia Sanculi 1:03:14, 159. Teevale Faumuina 1:06:11, 160. Kristen Ryder 1:06:18, 161. Patricia Falani 1:06:18, 162. Faaleu Faumuina 1:06:19, 163. Ta'Eilelagi Faumuina 1:06:20, 164. Michelle Mccabe 1:06:23, 165. Lauren Zuspan 1:06:47, 166. Shanna Zuspan 1:06:50, 167. Sarah Barsis 1:09:40, 168. Izzy Stamper 1:09:40, 169. Krissy Cates 1:09:49, 170. Cindy Lemoine 1:09:51, 171. Erna Weldin 1:15:46, 172. Carol Gore 1:15:47, 173. Maya Ruesch 1:16:23, 174. Patricia Riley 1:16:45, 175. Heidi Huso 1:16:48.

Men

1. Everett Cason 16:45, 2. Jamin Goecker 17:16, 3. Gregory Encelewski 17:48, 4. Preston Wethington 18:21, 5. James Miller 18:23, 6. Aaron Bates 18:52, 7. Jim Shine 19:24, 8. Ely Hawes 19:41, 9. Matthew Nyholm 19:42, 10. Billy Mueller 19:47, 11. Steven Buklis 19:57, 12. Deshawn Rushmeyer 20:01, 13. Brandon Rinner 20:10, 14. Paul Hlasny 20:22, 15. David Braudis 20:36, 16. Kevin Cuddy 20:46, 17. Matt Tompkins 20:49, 18. Brad Benter 21:17, 19. Bryson Ecker 21:57, 20. Dan Rossi 22:02, 21. Bruce Davison 22:04, 22. Dean Denter 22:15, 23. Dayton Denter 22:28, 24. Jamie Harvey 22:39, 25. Grant Thurston 22:51, 26. Juan Nanez 22:54, 27. Khoa Bui 23:11, 28. Jared Noble 23:14, 29. Elijah Ray 23:17, 30. Noah Rehberg 23:24, 31. John Brewer 23:29, 32. Nathan Rehberg 23:40, 33. Jason Hlasny 24:09, 34. Carson Hawes 24:13, 35. Paul Malin 24:14, 36. Emanuel Jno-Lewis 24:18, 37. Dylan Denter 24:46, 38. Mouhcine Guettabi 24:48, 39. Pete Mauro 25:02, 40. Jesse Scott 25:08, 41. Quang Bui 25:10, 42. Jonathan Mann 25:21, 43. Patrick Mcanally 25:23, 44. Matt Eberhardt 25:33, 45. Justin Eppler 25:35, 46. Michael Risinger 25:43, 47. Jesse Foster 25:51, 48. Jonas Foster 25:51, 49. Luke Foster 25:51, 50. Elliot Stiassny 25:51, 51. Matt Nedom 25:55, 52. Bryson Jarzynkowski 25:57, 53. Rob Clem 26:07, 54. Bryan Rushmeyer 26:41, 55. Sandy Sears 26:53, 56. Tacesom Bushman 27:17, 57. Rick Bushman 27:18, 58. Olegario Nañez 27:23, 59. Raul Rovira 27:29, 60. Michael Carr 27:33, 61. Max Waters 27:35, 62. Mason Ecker 27:38, 63. Kooper Fickes 27:38, 64. Neal Fried 27:43, 65. Ryan Laflamme 27:46, 66. John Whittington 27:52, 67. Travis Williamson 27:53, 68. Kevin Harris 28:09, 69. Collin Macheel 28:10, 70. Jon Hughton 28:26, 71. Randy Ecker 28:33, 72. Fast Falcon 28:39, 73. Jarrett Zuspan 28:39, 74. Vinay Sharma 28:56, 75. Jack Zuspan 29:12, 76. Rick Kunz 29:25, 77. Scott Yahr 29:45, 78. Drake Maestre 29:55, 79. Lawrence Bigelow 30:20, 80. Barry Bruninga 30:57, 81. William Glumac 31:58, 82. Randall Anderson 32:05, 83. Christian Diamond 32:29, 84. Stephan Espinoza 32:53, 85. Levi Watson 33:34, 86. Ron Briggs 33:35, 87. Kaiden Jackson 33:44, 88. Liam Cuddy 34:00, 89. Alex Varela 34:08, 90. Blake Colvin 34:46, 91. Marcus Colvin 34:47, 92. Elias Watson 35:10, 93. Kael Peavy 35:25, 94. Ethan Morgan 35:58, 95. Jeremy Morgan 36:01, 96. Antonio Calvillo 36:18, 97. Robert Gransbury 36:45, 98. Aaron Rayhbuck 36:51, 99. Lucas Paxton 36:57, 100. Rachel Scott 37:04, 101. Jack Scott 37:05, 102. David Doiron 37:48, 103. Schuyler Wood 38:34, 104. Dalton Bushman 38:39, 105. Alejandro Varela 39:22, 106. Gabriel Colvin 39:46, 107. Jubal Bryant 39:49, 108. David Welsh 40:44, 109. David Wagoner 40:57, 110. Kamarri Harris 41:30, 111. Malaki Harris 41:32, 112. Samuel Waters 46:05, 113. James Minton 51:56, 114. Tom Chouinard 54:28, 115. Jon St. Clair 54:42, 116. Stephen Gibson 54:58, 117. John Mark Whiteman 56:53, 118. Wyatt Outwater 57:14, 119. Chet King 58:23, 120. Chad King 58:24, 121. John Stewart 1:01:26, 122. Vincent W Rogan 1:03:00, 123. Vincent W Rogan 1:03:00, 124. John Randall 1:03:01, 125. Mamoru Falani 1:04:47, 126. Jaxson Ryder 1:05:31, 127. David Ryder 1:05:31, 128. Mathias Falani 1:06:18, 129. George Ruesch 1:16:22.

Love a Nurse 5K

Women

1. Greer Gehler 23:31; 2. Madison Rosser 24:02; 3. Rachelle Kanady 26:46; 4. Sara Krokos 30:32; 5. Liz Butera 30:40; 6. Megan Thomas 31:56; 7. Coreena Olivas 31:57; 8. Hannah Bolin 32:09; 9. Joanne Singleton 32:26; 10. Rachel Andrews 32:27; 11. Svia Rothstein 32:33; 12. Marie Garces 32:36; 13. Annette Rearden 32:52; 14. Kathleene Simonson 32:52; 15. Marissa Gingery 32:56; 16. Kelsey Gray 33:06; 17. Ellen Bentley 33:16; 18. Teresa Ferguson 33:50; 19. Shannon Sadler 33:56; 20. Martha Fisher 34:10; 21. Kala King 34:21; 22. Stephanie Ferguson 34:21; 23. Trish Lacey 34:29; 24. Diane Johannes 34:29; 25. Audrey Pettibone 34:30; 26. Hannah Hill 34:53; 27. Ariel Austin 35:06; 28. Emily Hughes 35:10; 29. Jackie Erwin 35:15; 30. Anaka Thorsted 35:24; 31. Kelly Moore 35:24; 32. Lindsay Cross 35:26; 33. Sierra Contento 35:30; 34. Danielle Brister 35:35; 35. Adrienne Ferguson 35:37; 36. Sierra Afoa 35:58; 37. Savannah Afoa 35:58; 38. Lauren Pande 35:59; 39. Krista Kandrick 36:07; 40. Heidi Jensen 36:24; 41. Kailey Mills 36:26; 42. Caitlin Doyel 36:44; 43. Kirsten Olson 36:49; 44. Harriet Paule 36:51; 45. Elizabeth Smarr 36:53; 46. Anna Lutton 37:25; 47. Molly Evans 37:33; 48. Rita Mckenzie 37:33; 49. Rachelle Gruenberg 37:41; 50. Pam Tittle 37:43; 51. Molly Lee Foster 37:44; 52. Keeton Bower 37:51; 53. Olga Elquist 38:12; 54. Samantha Kubik 38:13; 55. Eastlyn Fell 38:30; 56. Faina Reutov 38:30; 57. Tori Recidoro 38:41; 58. Jocelyn Humble 38:41; 59. Annemarie Gerlach 38:46; 60. Raelene Mace 38:49; 61. Gretchen Weinzirl 38:55; 62. Denise Lutton 39:01; 63. Courtney Foye 39:27; 64. Joan Nelson 40:22; 65. Jamie Johanson 40:36; 66. Virginia St John 40:48; 67. Meg Kurtagh 41:21; 68. Chantel Roark 41:22; 69. Alexandra Hailey 41:25; 70. Sara Aasand 41:25; 71. Audrey Phal 41:28; 72. Katie Seavey 41:31; 73. Shannon Hilton 42:21; 74. Elsa Johnson 42:31; 75. Kasey Vieu 42:34; 76. Emily Taylor 43:12; 77. Sandra Estenson 43:31; 78. Priscilla Frankson 43:41; 79. Diana Cole 43:43; 80. Natasha Reutov 43:59; 81. Sharon Kim 44:01; 82. Cindy Mcelroy 44:44; 83. Yvette Pace 44:50; 84. Jeanne Delain 44:52; 85. Kailyn Vaughan 46:24; 86. P J Monroe 46:27; 87. Karen Fell 46:47; 88. Cindy Lyell 47:15; 89. Alison Selvik 47:32; 90. Fiona Selvik 47:32; 91. Mary Lavarias 47:47; 92. Rosecelie Benigno 47:49; 93. Amber Michael 48:28; 94. Megan Mcgrath 48:46; 95. Anna Lewald 49:11; 96. Shannon Scarbrough 49:39; 97. Rachel White 50:23; 98. Nicole Zonzel 50:23; 99. Leslie Frey 50:50; 100. Lauren Gangel 51:29; 101. Iris Klingler 52:46; 102. Therese Tamarra 52:52; 103. Mandy Dulin 53:11; 104. Jacquie Mateja 53:56; 105. Ashley Moore 53:56; 106. Courtney Casquejo 54:47; 107. Sandi Fredrickson 54:49; 108. Angel Ambrose 54:57; 109. Amelia Schultz 55:52; 110. Kerri Lowes 55:59; 111. Jamie Devault 56:38; 112. Julia Riopelle 56:41; 113. Mary Stefaniak 56:41; 114. Ingrid Everson 57:30; 115. Jamie Allison 59:31; 116. Liz Williams 59:33; 117. Amanda Adney 59:33; 118. Laura Sawdon 1:00:13; 119. Danice Brister 1:02:42; 120. Casey Rogers 1:04:05; 121. Serith Hineline 1:04:05; 122. Amanda Bradley 1:04:12; 123. Susan Sery 1:04:44; 124. Denise Maurice 1:04:51; 125. Dorontina Selimoski 1:05:51; 126. Jillian Martinez 1:05:53; 127. Ann Gibson 1:06:29; 128. Amy Rowland 1:08:14; 129. Cordelia Rowland 1:08:15; 130. Ann Lovejoy 1:10:25; 131. Pam Williams 1:10:25; 132. Joclyn Reamey 1:14:04; 133. Janessa Reamey 1:14:10; 134. Beverly Holmes 1:16:24; 135. Lynn Gray 1:20:23.

Men

1. Jason Moore 22:22; 2. Eric Cothran 24:25; 3. Jacob Lunsford 24:56; 4. Caleb Bentley 24:59; 5. Matthew Ritter 25:00; 6. Tony Bain 26:10; 7. Khristian Lee Viray 30:01; 8. Matt Childs 31:09; 9. Brandon Childers 31:19; 10. Heath Shafer 31:32; 11. Scott White 31:40; 12. Neil Reutov 32:13; 13. Steve Viotto 32:33; 14. Kurt Pataky 34:20; 15. Todd Delain 34:35; 16. Aaron Hershberger 34:52; 17. Mark Frischkorn 35:05; 18. Ty Beckenbach 35:21; 19. Terrick Thomas 35:58; 20. Joshua Lading 36:04; 21. Chadwick Barnes 37:41; 22. Micah Holsopple 37:43; 23. Zebulon Holsopple 37:43; 24. Anthony Recidoro 38:41; 25. Breton Henry 38:46; 26. Trevor Dobell-Carlsson 39:04; 27. Adam Mattson 39:25; 28. Jeremy Hill 40:33; 29. Levi Roark 41:21; 30. Bart Topp 42:22; 31. Jim Cole 43:43; 32. Jon Droska 43:44; 33. Ron Evans 45:01; 34. Kenneth Everson 47:32; 35. Gabe Schultz 48:44; 36. Andrew Olson 49:51; 37. Elijah Scarbrough 50:41; 38. Maxwell O'Donnell 50:48; 39. Milo O'Donnell 51:08; 40. Kelly O'Donnell 51:25; 41. Jason Schultz 55:49; 42. Davante Owens 1:01:18; 43. Justin Reamey 1:13:54; 44. Oliver Gray 1:20:39.

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