Barth, Hurt top 5K finishers at Mother’s Day Mile
Completing a new course throughout the Glenwood Meadows shopping center, Sunday, for the annual Mother’s Day Mile, hosted by the Advocate Safehouse Project, 15-year-old Henry Barth of Glenwood Springs and 46-year-old Sandra Hurt won the Male and Female portion of the Mother’s Day Mile 5K race, while 45-year-old Marty Wacker and 14-year-old Joslin Blair turned in the fastest mile time of the day.
Barth, who also competes for the Glenwood Springs Demons’ cross country team, recorded a time of 19 minutes and 35 seconds in the 5K race, finishing just ahead of 12-year-old Reid Swanson (20:13), 48-year-old Matt Johnson (21:15), 9-year-old Benny Swanson (21:26) and 45-year-old Chad Johnson (21:36) in the top five finishers of the Mother’s Day Mile 5K, which started at the Glenwood Springs Community Center and wrapped behind the shopping center before going off the beaten path to wrap up the race.
For the women’s race, Hurt was the top female finisher with a time of 24:34, finishing 12th overall. Alyson Johnson, a 39-year-old runner from Rifle, finished second overall in the women’s bracket with a time of 25:03.
Carbondale’s Beth Broome finished third in the women’s bracket with a time of 25:28, while Trina Ehrenberg finished right behind Broome with a time of 25:45.
Jodi Alstrom rounded out the top five for the women with a time of 27:33.
In the mile run, Wacker turned in a time of 5:14, while Blair finished with a time of 5:14. Samantha Blair (5:40), Myriah Blair (5:45), Adrian White (5:54) and Michelle Smith (6:22) rounded out the top five mile-times for women.
Behind Wacker in the men’s bracket was New Castle’s Jason Miller (5:43), Matt Johnson (6:09), Russel Bollig (6:29) and Tyler Blair (6:38).
For more race-day results, visit http://www.hallucinationsports.com/event/show/253547968#/results::1462821066669
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