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MAX'S RACE 5K
Chris Stoddard of Bath pulled away from defending champion Dan Lucas of Grand Ledge in the last half-mile to win.
The first of 380 finishers, Stoddard completed the 3.1-mile course that started and finished near the Michigan State University Auditorium in East Lansing in 16 minutes, 17 seconds. Lucas (16:30) and Stoddard had earlier separated from a pack that included third-place finisher and masters (over age 40) champion Eric Stuber of Lansing (16:46) and Cooley Law School Race for Education 5K champion Michael Stewart of Mason (16:48).
Frequent masters champion Christine Vincent of Jackson (19:42) was the female overall winner, and frequent grandmasters (age 50 and over) champion Sharon Dolan of Westphalia (22:36) then was able to earn the masters trophy and allow Maggy Zidar of Pontiac (23:41) to claim the female grandmasters trophy.
Following Vincent in the female top 10 were Ashley Steers of Stockbridge (20:52), Audrey Tremaine of Jackson (20:57), Sydney Tremaine of Jackson (21:21), Kristina Donley of Potterville (21:33), Jessie Rhodes of Grand Ledge (22:02), Dolan, Brandi Witter of Perrinton (22:50), Catherine Swiderski of Lansing (22:50) and Heidi Frei of Lansing (22:54).
Fifth through 10th overall were Clinton Lawhorne of Morrice (17:32), Tim Becker of Fowler (17:34), Jimmy Hicks of East Lansing (17:48), Christian Ruehmer of Mount Pleasant (18:07), male grandmasters champion Dale Hool of Jackson (18:08) and Jeffrey Jones of Mason (18:31).