Lincoln City
Friday, March 5, 2021

Lincoln City Half-Marathon & 10K crosses finish line at Taft High

Ryan Best Jumps at Lincoln City 10K
Lincoln City’s Ryan Best celebrates finishing his run after finishing 34th in the half-marathon at age 12

The Lincoln City Parks & Recreation Department’s 11th annual Half-Marathon & 10K was contested Sunday morning at Taft High 7-12, with more than 200 runners in several men’s and women’s divisions competing.

Lincoln City 10KCraig Riccardo, 27, of Wilsonville won the men’s half-marathon over Lincoln City’s Chase Dillon, 22, in 1:23:20.2, with Ryan Turner, 25, of Newport third.

Stacie Truitt, 43, of Roseburg, was the women’s half-marathon winner over Jill Aho, 49, of Palmer, Ark., in 1:48:49.4.

The top local female finisher was Niki Price, 48, in 12th.

Half Marathon Top Ten

1Craig Riccardo271:23:20.2
2Chase Dillon221:26:41.5
3Ryan Turner251:27:43.7
4Mike Morgan551:33:25.9
5Andy Neville471:35:16.8
6Andrew McSween201:35:47.6
7Joaquin Varo401:36:03.7
8John Nolan301:36:04.2
9John Andersson351:37:36.4
10Aurelian Raducanu521:38:09.2
1Stacie Truitt431:48:49.4
2Jill Aho491:49:28.7
3Emily Croft281:50:30.4
4Jordyn Caldwell251:53:51.5
5Jessica Steitzer351:58:25.7
6Paula Sutherlin652:00:11.3
7Cheri Long482:05:38.6
8Donna Jose642:05:48.2
9Anna Duncan392:06:06.4
10Meredith Matherly312:07:14.3

Lincoln City Half-marathon 10K

Brian Bernier, 36, of McMinnville, won the men’s 10K over runner-up Clayton Helfrich of Depoe Bay in 35:07.3.

The top Lincoln City male finisher was Torin Tostanoski, 24, in eighth.

Bryn Davis, 33, of Portland won the women’s 10K over Tricia Kennamer,33, of McMinnville in 48:25.0.

Lincoln City’s Gretchen Ammerman, 51, was the top local female finisher in third.

10K Top Ten

1Brian Bernier3635:07.3
2Clayton Helfrich1740:12.1
3Joseph Dietrich4240:15.7
4Blake Timm4241:59.4
5Jordan Zimmerman2843:12.4
6Cody Allison2443:55.9
7Ted Reames5944:40.4
8Torin Tostanoski2445:42.5
9William Saling3547:57.0
10Chad Peace3548:39.6
1Bryn Davis3348:25.0
2Tricia Kennamer3349:28.2
3Gretchen Ammerman5151:59.5
4Keely Linn5552:05.6
5Dnise Minor4853:24.4
6Susana Munoz3453:54.8
7Heather Hatton4954:32.0
8Sadie Carnes2655:47.9
9Rachel Burns3156:08.2
10Sarah Dennison3457:03.5

Pack 47 Lincoln City

The race was contested on scenic out-and-back two-lane rural roads with rolling hills and a gravel portion at the second turnaround. Walkers also participated in the event under sunny skies.

Cub Scout Pack 47 was part of the opening ceremonies and several participating sponsors were honored.

Mayor Dick Anderson and Councilor Mitch Parsons
Lincoln City Mayor Dick Anderson and Councilor Mitch Parsons watch the runners



Ryan Best
Ryan Best with his first-place ribbon in his division (Photo by Hanna Best)

Sponsors included Lincoln City Outlets, Mo’s Restaurant, McKay’s Market, Dave’s Killer Bread, Bigfoot Beverages, Black Squid Beerhouse, Umpqua Oats and Lincoln County CERT.

Aide stations were manned by Taft High 7-12 girls golf and girls soccer, Lincoln City Youth League and Kiwanis Club of Lincoln City.

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Justin Werner & Jim Fossumhttps://lincolncityhomepage.com
This article was written and edited to comply with Associated Press style and professional journalism standards by Homepage's publisher and executive editor.


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