PITTSBURGH, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The winners of today's Susan G.
Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure(R) are as follows:
1st Place Overall Winners
Male: Pat McGuire, Charlottesville, Va., 15:14
Female: Kelly Knickelbein, Pittsburgh, Pa., 19:19
2nd Place Overall Winners
Male: Eric Burnett, 16:02
Female: Anna Beck, Washington, Pa., 19:22
3rd Place Overall Winners
Male: Charlie Ban, Pittsburgh, Pa., 16:13
Female: Jessica Winter, Pittsburgh, Pa., 19:29
Survivor Category Winners
1st Place Survivor: Ginny B. Ellwood, Irwin, Pa., 21:50
2nd Place Survivor: Lisa Starcevic, Canonsburg, Pa., 25:36
3rd Place Survivor: Christine Omiatek, Ligonier, Pa., 25:57
Master Survivor (age 40-64): Gail McTiernan, Pittsburgh, Pa.,
Senior Survivor (65+): Pearl Deaniello, Pittsburgh, Pa., 33:58
5K Race Prizes
First Place Finishers Male/Female: Winners received a roundtrip plane
ticket to any destination in the 48
domestic states, courtesy of
Survivor Winners: Prizes generously donated by Giant
Eagle, Orr's Jewelers, The Frick
Historical Society, Renaissance
Pittsburgh and more.
First, second and third place winners in each age category received tickets to a Pirates game as well as certificates from local retailers, including Dick's Sporting Goods.
The 5K run began at 8:35 a.m. Runners started their run at Schenley Drive, traveled to Forbes Avenue and ran through Squirrel Hill via Northumberland and Wightman, then down Bartlett to Westinghouse Memorial Pond, ending at Phipps Conservatory.
This year's Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure event attracted nearly 36,000 participants, including approximately 3,000 breast cancer survivors.
The 5K race is sanctioned and certified by US Track & Field. A complete list of results and prizes is available online at http://www.komenpittsburgh.org the evening of Sunday, May 11, 2008.
For More Information:
For more information on Monday, contact Komen Pittsburgh at 412-342-0500 or McMahon & Cardillo Communication at 412-490-0303 ext 7.
|SOURCE Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure|
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