Dock to Lock Races Draw 100 Runners, Walkers
Morgantown Dominion Post
19 June 2012
Submitted to The Dominion Post
RICES LANDING, Pa. - One hundred runners and walkers turned out
for the annual Dock to Lock 5K Run/Walk & 10K Run, held in
May, along the Greene River Trail.
The race began at 9 a.m. at the trail starting point, at the
Greene Cove Yacht Club in Jefferson Township. An awards ceremony
at the Rices Landing Fire Hall followed the race. Prizes were
given for the top three male and female runners and walkers
overall, as well as the top three male and female runners and
walkers in various age categories.
The top three overall winners in the 5K run: Male — 1, Rich
Sandala, 50, of Venetia, 20:21.8; 2, Shane Gottschalk, 26, of
Washington, 20:54.1; 3, Mark Naymick, 55, of Uniontown, 21:12.5.
Female — 1, Brittnie Lockhart, 22, of Carnegie, 24:01.8; 2,
Madison Clayton, 12, of Waynesburg, 24:28.7; 3, Lori Kubincanek,
46, of Fredericktown, 25:01.4.
The top three overall winners in the 5K walk: Male — 1, Joe
Julian, 65, of Greensboro, 39:17.9; 2, Bill Descutner, 67, of
Greensboro, 40:32.4; 3, Michael Journic, 56, of Carmichaels,
40:36.9. Female — 1, Julia McCracken, 24, of Waynesburg, 36:14.1;
2, Kelly Scholtisek, 34, of Clarksville, 37:28.3; 3, Linda Keller,
59, of Waynesburg, 39:54.5.
The top overall winners in the 10K run: Male — 1, Brian Kurpiel,
43, of Connellsville, 45:03.3; 2, Evan Williams, 46, of
Carmichaels, 47:27.9; 3, Austin Saletrik, 14, of Smithfield,
47:45.7. Female — 1, Leanne Kurpiel, 43, of Connellsville,
51:40.6; 2, Darlene Hudak, 55, of Plum, 57:52.4.
Proceeds benefit Greene County (Pa.) Department of Recreation
programs, such as the summer Day Camp program, which offers free
activities for county children ages 5-15. This year, Day Camp will
be held Monday through July 27 across the county.
The next race scheduled for the Greene River Trail is the Heroes
Run/Walk, on Sept. 15.
The race will feature a 5K run and walk and a 15K run. It benefits
memorial funds established in honor of U.S. Army Spc. Gregory Cox
and Marine Lance Cpl. Steven Phillips, both of whom were killed in