Whitehead, Bennett Win Southern Region RRCA 5K

04/30/2018 - 18:42

RRCA-Winners-2018.jpgMUSCLE SHOALS, AL — Josh Whitehead of Madison, AL, raced home in 15:41.4 on April 28 to claim the Southern Region RRCA 5K championship. Female champion was Laura Bennett of Moulton, AL, in 19:48.6.

Second and third overall men were Justin Watson of Florence in 15:57.2 and Blake Yarbrough of Town Creek in 17:46.6.

Second and third females were Courtney Lancaster-Bunt of Killen, AL, in 23:13.2 and Kristi Hooper of Cullman in 23:18.2.

Scotty Aycock of Florence was the male masters champ in 19:52.9 and Amanda Glassock of Rogersville was female winner in 23:26.4.

Grandmaster winners were Jay Hillis of Florence in 20:18 and Sherea Burns of Florence in 25:31.1


Ron Macksoud (left), RRCA Southern Region Director, and Alex Morrow (right), Alabama RRCA State Rep, with Swampers 5K race director, Josh Aycock (center), and overall winners of the RRCA Southern Region 5K Championship in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Saturday, April 28: Laura Bennett, 21, finished in 19:48.6 and was, also, 9th overall. Josh Whitehead, 39, raced through the course in 15:41.4. There were nearly 600 finishers.

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