Turkey on the Run sets new participation record

Written on Nov 25th, 2011 by , Category Events, News

WENATCHEE — Drew Van Polen captured the men’s 12-kilometer title and Selina Danko the women’s 12K crown at the fourth-annual Turkey on the Run event Thursday morning.
Taking the 5K men’s and women’s races were Judd Lewis and Emily Nordt respectively.
Turkey on the Run, which begins and ends at Rotary Park in Wenatchee, attracted a record 380 runners and walkers this year, said Joel Rhyner, race director.
The Thanksgiving Day event benefits the Women’s Resource Center in Wenatchee.
Sponsors included Yahoo!, Team Reliv, SET Coaching and Black Diamond Sports Therapy.
“Great weather, great fun, great sponsors and great volunteers,” Rhyner said in a Facebook posting.
Van Polen covered the hilly 12K course in 48 minutes and 9 seconds, 42 seconds ahead of second-place finisher Will Young. Danko (with a time of 52:42) crossed the line a minute and 21 seconds ahead of Stacey Garland (54:03) in the women’s 12K.
In the 5K men’s race, Lewis finished in 19 minutes and 11 seconds, followed by Ryan Kiely in 19:26. On the women’s side, Nordt finished in 21:46. Colleen Miller was second in 22:10.

For complete results: http://www.buduracing.com/raceresults.php

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