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7th Annual Turkey Trot results

Posted: Monday, November 28, 2011

Ronald McDonald helped kick off the race at 8:00 a.m. at McDonald’s located at 60 Home Street, and the runners ran past Pathfinder Kids Kampus child care center, through Huntington University, turned around at Parkview Huntington Hospital, and finished the race after returning to McDonald’s.

The staff of McDonald’s provided all participants and volunteers with breakfast after the race and walk. Over 30 people volunteered their time for this event.

Cash prizes of $100 were awarded by McDonald's to the overall male and overall female winners of the race, and $50 to each age division winners both male and female to those that were able to accept them. Medals provided by Custom Craft were awarded to the top three finishers in each age group. The age groups were: men and women master’s division, 55 and older, men and women 35-54, men and women 16-34, and men and women 15 and under.

The overall male winner of the race was Hunter Paris with a time of 15:40.9, and the overall female winner of the race was Madison Fruchey with a time of 18:44.7. Placing second overall was Sean Lewis with a time of 16:28.3, and placing third with a time of 16:39.3 was Eric Linn. Placing first in the fifteen and under female division was Stephanie McElhaney with a time of 23:41.3. Placing first in the fifteen and under male division was Matthew DeWitt with a time of 18:17.4.

Placing first in the women’s 16-34 division was Karen Killian with a time of 20:18.0, placing first in the men’s 16-34 division was Sean Lewis with a time of 16:28.7. Placing first in the women’s 35-54 division was Carrie Boxell with a time of 22:58.6. Placing first in the men’s 35-54 division was Greg Krider with a time of 17:55.6. Placing first in the women’s master’s division was Betty Nelson with a time of 26:08.3. Placing first in the male’s master’s division was Chuck Brown with a time of 21:04.9.

All proceeds from the event went to benefit the Kids Kampus Early Childhood Education Scholarship Fund. A complete listing of all race results can be found at

McDonald’s was the main sponsor for the event. Other sponsors included: Pathfinder Kids Kampus, David Culp & Co., Mettler Agency, Inc., Huntington University, MarkleBank and Custom Craft. The Huntington County Disaster Team and Huntington County Emergency Management assisted in course safety for the event.

Pathfinder Kids Kampus, Huntington, is an early childhood center serving children from infancy to age 12. Pathfinder Kids Kampus is a Paths to QUALITY Provider, and is the child care division of Pathfinder Services, Inc., a not-for-profit human services organization based in Huntington. The 2012 Turkey Trot is set to take place on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2012.