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Quinet’s 5K Held Saturday

By Staff | Aug 2, 2017

Photos by Lynne Crawford One might recognize this fine group of gentleman! Pictured are R.J. Goode, Ed Parsons, and Bruce Crawford, writers for the Wetzel Chronicle and Tyler Star News.

Hunter Deem, Jordan Delaney and Mark Day placed One-Two-Three in the eighth Jim Quinet 5K Run race, held July 30 in downtown New Martinsville.

Jason Mader, Lauren Ritz and Alex Thoburn placed One-Two-Three in the 5K Walk.

Deem took the overall award when he crossed the Quinet’s finish line with a solid time of 16:21.60, while Delaney placed runner-up in 20:18.14, that was also the best time in the female 5K run.

Day came in a close third in the overall run, with a time of 20:24.71, while Qwyn Napier finished fourth overall at 20:56.86, while Wesley Smith placed fifth overall at 21:09.17.

Mader (27:21.22) had the fastest time in the walk, while Ritz (27:55.92) finished second overall and had the fastest female time.

Photos by Lynne Crawford The Quinet’s 5K had a nice showing, despite the rain.

Thoburn (31:25.17) placed third overall in the walk, while Michael Jones (31:50.69) and Randy Nutter (31:54.64) placed fourth and fifth, respectively in the walk.

The Wetzel Chronicle hopes to have all the winners in each age group along with all the participants and their times, in next week’s sports section, along with more pictures.