BY GREG KLEIN
More than 100 runners participated in the Angel Network of Cooperstown’s Tot Trot and 5K race at the Clark Sports Center on Saturday.
The community-based organization raises money to help local families with children. Last year it helped 33 families with more than 70 children.
According to organizers, the fundraiser brougth in $2,400. People can still donate. Form more information, email. Cooperstownangels@yahoo.com.
Eighty children participated in the Tot Trot. The races was broken down into categories by age, with groups of 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, 4-year-olds, 5- through 6-year-olds, 7- through 8-yearolds and 9- through 12-year-olds. The children ran across the Clark sport fields, the distance based on ages. Many of the older children participated in the 5K.
Participants received a special “toe token” similar to the ones the children at Cooperstown Central School get for completing five miles on the track.
“This is a toe token,” one of the volunteers told the three-year-olds. “You’ll learn more about these when you go to school.”
Later 60 adult runners completed the 5K, or about a three-mile run that began and ended at the Clark.
The top finishers were:
Men’s 5K Top Ten Finishers (time in parenthesis):
1. Josh Edmonds (15:31)
2. Peter Edmonds (17:01)
3. Stephen Paddock (18.25)
4. Buddy Lippitt (21:11)
5. Brad Breiten (21:55)
6. David Bonderoff (21.57)
7. Brandon Porter (22:22)
8. Adam Richman (23:06)
9. Greg Chase (23:08)
10. Spencer Lewis (23:18)
Women’s 5K Top Ten Finishers (time in parenthesis):
1. Shelby McIntyre (20:55)
2. Emma Catmur (23:08)
3. Sara Breiten (23:52)
4. Janet Ratliff (23:57)
5. Pascale Raymond (24:08)
6. Ellie Hotaling (24:09)
7. Amanda Chase (25:26)
8. Kristina Layton (25:44)
9. Brianna Layton (25:45)
10. Allison Dillard (28:02)
BY GREG KLEIN
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