Published: Dec 12, 2012 12:00 AM
Modified: Dec 11, 2012 04:11 PM
Baddour, Perry win Reindeer Run
After several good finishes since 2005, judge Allen Baddour of Chapel Hill won the annual Reindeer Run 5K in Pittsboro with his time of 18:07.05. He had a comfortable margin of victory, with Clint Bryant of Pittsboro taking second place in 18:44.36. David Dunson of Chapel Hill was third (19:12.75).
Baddour was runner-up and Bryant was third in last year's Reindeer Run. Baddour has moved up steadily since his 10th place out of 85 entrants in the inaugural run in 2005. He was ninth out of 98 finishers in 2006.
This year's Reindeer run drew an all-time high of 369 registered runners and 321 finished.
Perennial winner Bridget Perry of Pittsboro was the first female across the line in a time of 21:32.62, finishing 19th overall. Mary Durham of Robbins (22:45.37) was the women's runner-up and Pittsboro's Jenny Schnaak was third (22:55.95).
Dylan Wood of Sanford, who won the 10-19 male age-group in 19:18.76, was fourth overall. The 20-29 men's winner, Jeb Kelly of Durham, was fifth overall in 19:55.76.
Other age-group winners included 9-and-under female Ava Mae Ganyemi of Pittsboro(29:00.89); 9-and-under male Jackson Adams of Pittsboro (28:04.78); 10-19 female Brooks Holt of Pittsboro (24:05.37); 20-29 female Kristen Breedlove of Goldston (23:25.62); 30-39 female Braden Walsh of Pittsboro (23:53.46); 30-39 male Tristen Perlberg of Siler City (21:09.69); 40-49 female Joanie Preyer of Chapel Hill (23:06.77); 40-49 male Doug Cowell of Pittsboro (20:21.14), who finished seventh overall; 50-59 female Liz Carey of Pittsboro (24:07.11); 50-59 male Gerald Clark of Bear Creek (21:13.93); 60-69 female Lena Hollmann of Cary (25:34.86); 60-69 male Gary Parks of Asheboro (22:05.44); 70-and-up female Dorit Kagy of Siler City (45:07.38); and 70-and-up male Jay LeBlanc of Pittsboro (26:47.33).Knights of Columbus host Free Throw contest
Boys and girls ages 10-14 are invited to participate in the Knights of Columbus annual Free Throw Contest on Jan. 22 in the new St. Thomas More Gymnasium. The public is invited.
Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the contest will start at 10 a.m.
Winners will advance to a district tournament.
Prizes will be awarded in five age groups for both boys and girls. Entry forms, including a parent’s signature and proof of age, must be completed and brought to the contest. Entry forms are available in the St. Thomas More school offices and at the church’s reception desk.
Please direct your questions and requests for entry forms to John Aluise at 919-967-3882 or firstname.lastname@example.org. W.E. Warnock
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