On Saturday, May 11, at the Austintown Township Park, the Austintown
Lions Club held their 18th annual 5K In May Run. Serving as chairman
for the event for all 18 years was Lions Club President Larry
Photo special to the Town Crier
Eighty-four runners took off at Austintown Township Park for the annual Lions Club 5K in May on Saturday, May 11.
Jensen. The weather was cool and overcast as 84 runners finished the
race that was proceeded by a kid's race won by 8-year old
James Baer of Leetonia.
Overall winners were led by Justin Boggs from Alliance with a time of
15:49 followed by Patrick Ferguson of Austintown, in second place with a time of 16:29. Finishing in third place was Matt Marlowe from Warren with a time of 17:55.
For the women, Canfield's Amanda Fire came in first with a time of 19:14, Gianna Stanich of Poland came in second with a time of 19:25, and finishing in third was Jaclynn Choma of Austintown with a time
For the Overall Masters category (age 40 and above), Tom Grantonic
of Boardman won first place with a time of 18:07, Robert Younger of
Boardman was second with a time of 19:11 and finishing in third was Don Peate of Struthers with a time of 19:22.
For the Women Masters, it was Pamela Byers from Warren who finished first with a time of 23:06. Coming in second was Maureen Shann from Canfield with a time of 23:44 and finishing in third place was Renay Rhoma of Austintown with a time of 23:55.
Proceeds from the event will go to Lions projects and the community.