OCTC 25TH ANNUAL ROAD RACE RESULTS
Owensboro Community and Technical College (OCTC) hosted it's 25th Annual 5K Road Race on Saturday, April 21, 2012. The event was named in honor of GG Talbott a long time counselor at the college and a member of the KHSAA Hall of Fame. All proceeds from the race benefit student scholarships, clubs and organizations. For a complete listing of results please visit: http://www.owensbororunningclub.com/resources/OCTC+age+group.htm
The overall male winner was Gene Mesker of Evansville with a time of 19:10, the female winner was Lisa Muench with a time of 21:23. The Masters winners were Terry Butler in 19:36 and Julie Young in 26:29; Grandmasters winners were Carl Goff in 24:19 and Vicki Bowen in 30:53. Awards were also presented in the following age groups with the winners listed, male and female respectively: (14 amp; Under)William Scott -23:14 and Jennifer Maxwell -25:53; (15-19) Wesley Johnson-20:36 and Heidi Wedding -22:10; (20-24) Eric Hardin-20:09 and Jennifer Lee-28:11; (25-29) Brandon Lee-24:17 and Emma Taul-23:50; (30-34) Eric Cart-21:21 and Leslie Childs-22:16; (35-39) Thomas Adkins-20:10 and Rachel Mesplay-23:21; (40-44) Jeff Fritz-20:30 and Theresa Hayden 27:16; (45-49) Barry Bowlds-22:44 and Bernie Hale-27:01; (50-54) Margie Mason-31:12; (55-59) Bruce Elliot-26:44; (60-69) Carl Runyon-25:47 and Abby Wallace-37:46; (70+) John Masazaros 28:40 and Carolyn Decker-32:37; Walkers-Cole Alexander 39:16 and Shaylene Eitel 33:47.
OCTC president, Dr. Jim Klauber holds an internal "President's Challenge" for college employees. Klauber donates an additional $5 to the race for every employee that completes the course and an additional $25 for those that beat him to the finish line. This years race had 59 employees sign up and five "clobbered" Klauber to earn an extra $125 for the race fund. Those employees who earned that honor were: Jeff Fritz, Barry Bowlds, Matt Bruner, Carl Runyon, and Bernie Hale.