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.
Craig 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
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
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.
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.