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Runners compete at Mike Rokicki Memorial 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, July 9, 2011

On Monday, July 4, more than 80 runners and walkers participate in the Mike Rokicki Memorial 5K Run/Walk. This year's 5K event was the 20th annual race organized by the Greencastle Parks & Recreation Department as the kick off event to the annual Friends of the Park Association of Putnam County's Celebrate "4" Independence Day Celebration.

In the 5K Race divisions, Daniel Bretscher, 27, from Greencastle defended his 5K run men's champion title with a time of 16:02, bettering last year's time of 16:15; while 17-year old Emily Gill from Greencastle captured the 5K run women's champion title with a time of 22:49.

In the 5K Walk divisions, the "5K Walk Women's Champion" title was captured by Colleen Matthews from Greencastle with a time of 38:12; and the "5K Walk Men's Champion" title was awarded to Steven Mallinar of Newburgh, Illinois with a time of 40:50.

Greencastle Parks & Recreation Department would like to congratulate the individuals and extend a thank you to the Rokicki Foundation, Phyllis Rokicki and family for sponsoring this year's kickoff event to Greencastle's Annual Independence Day Celebration. They would also like to thank all of the participants and volunteers who played an important role in making this year's 5K road run and Celebrate "4" festivities a success.

The Greencastle Parks & Recreation Department would like to extend an early invitation to everyone for next year's 21st Annual Mike Rokicki Memorial 5K Road Run/Walk.

5K RUN EVENT

Men's 19 & Under

1. Ryan Stevens Greencastle 17:31, 2. Elijah Brattain Greencastle 20:08, 3. Matthew White Greencastle 20:40, 4. Berndt Freeman, Fillmore 20:45, 5. Sedrick Weinschenk Greencastle 21:01, 6. Jacob Schroer Greencastle 22:30, 7. Nathan Grzesiek Greencastle 27:45, 8. Jack Riggle Greencastle 33:25, 9. Ethan Maier Greencastle 47:28

Men's 20-29

Overall 5K Men's Winner: Daniel Bretscher Greencastle 16:02

1. Brian Poole Greencastle 29:00, 2. John Maesch Brazil 30:28,

Men's 30-39

1. Freeman Capps Greencastle 23:11, 2. Michael Scott Greencastle 23:45, 3. Bart Cassida Greencastle 23:45, 4. Rob Frank Greencastle 24:24, 5. Marcus Whited Gosport, IN 25:38, 6. Jade Pastore Greencastle 26:37, 7. Ed Wilson Greencastle 28:01, 8. Darrel Bunten Greencastle 28:01, 9. Jeremy Butler Joplin, MO 28:57, 10. Roger Boller Greencastle 34:46, 11. Chris Geering St. Louis, MO ---

Men's 40-49

1. Rob York Greencastle 20:47, 2. Drew Brattain Greencastle 23:44, 3. Kevin Willis Quincy, IN 24:00, 4. David Guinee Greencastle 24:01, 5. Bill Neumann Greencastle 24:31, 6. Greg Ber Terre Haute 26:06, 7. Paul Hinton Greencastle 26:39, 8. Joe Heithaus Greencastle 33:02

Men's 50 & Over

1. Jeff McCall Greencastle 21:50, 2. Mike Lozano Brownsburg, IN 23:28, 3. Tim Bookwalter Fillmore 24:24, 4. Kerry Ames Fillmore 24:24, 5. Joe Liechty Greencastle 24:27, 6. Carl Huffman Greencastle 24:56, 7. Eric Walker Greencastle 25:11, 8. Jay Albright Greencastle 25:21, 9. Bill Nunn Greencastle 25:26, 10. John Bean Greencastle 26:26, 11. Gary Bowser Greencastle 29:56, 12. Mike Wallace Coatesville 35:43, 13. Steve Wright Greencastle 36:26, 14. Jerry Long Coatesville 36:41

Women's 19& Under

Overall 5K Women's Winner: Emily Gill Greencastle 23:29

1. Hannah Brattain Greencastle 24:04, 2. Corrie Romer Greencastle 27:12, 3. Jasmine Dwigans Greencastle 30:25

Women's 20-29

1. Hannah Ames Fillmore 24:24, 2. Kayla Birt Greencastle 28:33, 3. Dessa Frank Greencastle 31:11, 4. Melanie Ferguson Elkorn, NE 39:20

Women's 30-39

1. Amber Bowers Greencastle 24:38, 2. Laura Crowder Greencastle 24:38, 3. Rebecka Howard Greencastle 25:06, 4. Krista Butler Joplin, MO 28:52, 5. Melissa Scott Greencastle 31:28, 6. Robyn Pastore Greencastle 32:14, 7. Ginny Hinton Greencastle 32:15, 8. Jenny Riggle Greencastle 33:27, 9. Annie Weltz Greencastle 33:55, 10. Cindy White Greencastle 33:55, 11. Kim Whited Gosport, IN 34:26, 12. Brandy Starks Fillmore 38:22, 13. Amy Kies Blair, NE 38:22, 14. Julianne Rainbolt St. Louis, MO ---

Women's 40-49

1. Ruth Benedix Greencastle 25:00, 2. Marie Neumann Greencastle 26:14, 3. Karen Singson Greencastle 28:26

Women's 50-59

1. Carla Yerkes Crawfordsville 23:15, 2. Penny Long Coatesville 28:47, 3. Jane Alcorn Bainbridge 29:27, 4. Donna Wallace Coatesville 39:09

5K WALK EVENT

Men's 19 & Under

Overall Men's Walk Winner: Steven Mallinar Newburgh, IN 40:50

1. Gareth Geering St. Louis, MO ---

Men's 40-49

1. Art Dwigans Greencastle 46:55

Men's 50 & Over

1. Paul Champion Greencastle 42:49

Women's 19 & Under

1. Hannah Cline Cloverdale 43:07, 2. Martha Geering St. Louis, MO ---

Women's 30-39

1. Danielle Gropp Greencastle 41:20, 2. Bonnie Osborn Bainbridge 41:21, 3. Mary Rokicki Newburgh, IN 48:52

Women's 40-49

Overall Women's Walk Winner: Colleen Matthews Greencastle 38:12

1. Karen Birt Greencastle 42:43

Women's 50 & over

1. Lisa Gedert Cloverdale 42:19, 2. Trudy Goodpaster Fillmore 43:10, 3. Ellen Ditmer Greencastle 43:37, 4. Cathy McCall Greencastle 43:38, 5. Nancy Lovett Greencastle 48:52