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Got Guts? 5 km – 2011 Results Summary

Jones and Aguilar-Rehm first to enjoy the gluten-free food fair!

On on the morning of September 11, over 100 runners of all ages played on the trails (both dirt/grass and pavement) at Walter E. Long park in Austin, Texas for the 5th Annual Got Guts? 5 km. While promoting celiac awareness, athletes scampered 3.1 miles (or 1km kids run) that included some scenic views of the park lake.

Photo: Courtesy mandiberg @ http://flic.kr/p/7g9uKH

Results

Three sub-20 minute finishes with Todd Jones’ 6:10 pace leading the way. Todd won the male race by 35 seconds in 19:11.

Christian Perez was able to stay a handful of strides in front of Taylor Preece to earn second in 19:46.

Top 5 male

  1. Todd Jones – 19:11
  2. Christian Perez – 19:46 (*age 15*)
  3. Taylor Preece – 19:59 (*age 15*)
  4. Eric Schoen – 20:01
  5. Ryan Friedberg – 20:30

Melisa Aguilar-Rehm finished 10th overall and ran alone at the front of the female race. Melisa’s 7:01 pace created a two plus minute gap with a winning time of 21:49.

Jenna Corning and Nicole Lewis inspired each other in the second place dash. Four seconds separated the two at the finish with Jenna earning second in 24:15.

Top 5 female

  1. Melisa Aguilar-Rehm – 21:49
  2. Jenna Corning – 24:15
  3. Nicole Lewis – 24:19
  4. Kim Eldridge – 24:45
  5. Kelli Hardin – 25:00

Complete Results

Inspiration Point

Check out some of the wisest finishers. I hope this stuff fires you up as much as it does me.

  • Jack Wilkinson (age 68) enjoyed the 5km start to his day.

Life is play. Play is life.

Race Reports and Pics

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David Hanenburg David Hanenburg is the passionate dirt-lovin' creator of Endurance Buzz and has been playing in the endurance sports world since 2000 after knockin' the dust off of his Trek 950 hardtail thanks to a friend asking to go ride some local dirt. In 2007 he ran his first ultra on the trails and fell in love with the sport and its people. For more information on David's endurance sports journey, check out the About page.

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