Records Broken at Dickinson 5K Run/Walk for Wellness

BY BEN ZAPPA

RIDGWAY, PA—The eighth annual 5K Run/Walk for Wellness sponsored by Dickinson Center, Inc.’s Wellness Committee was held Saturday, July 28, 2018. Clear skies with temperatures in the mid sixties produced excellent conditions for the 29 runners and 12 walkers.

In the 5K Run, Joel Pistner from St. Marys, PA, was the overall winner with a new course record time of 19:57. The previous course record was 21:57 set by Joe Woodford in 2017. Linnea Steger from Ridgway, PA, was the first female finisher with a new female course record time of 23:29. The previous female course record was 24:16 set by Mary Dinger in 2017.

In the 5K Walk, Bernard Daum from Tionesta, PA, was the overall winner with a time of 38:27. Rita Kraus from St. Marys, PA, was the first female finisher with a new female course record time of 38:56. The previous female course record was 45:42 set by Leona Hoohuli in 2017.

Sara Mercer was the Race Director:

 

5K Run

Overall Male

Joel Pistner, 1, 19:57

 

Overall Female

Linnea Stager, 4, 23:29

 

 

5K Walk

Overall Male

Bernard Daum, 1, 38:27

 

5K Walk

Overall Female

Rita Kraus, 1, 38:56