A Midsummer Nights Run 2016 Draws 4000 Downtown

August 15, 2016

Approximately 4,000 people participated in A Midsummer Night's Run 2016 events held August 13 in downtown Lexington.

LEXINGTON, KY. (Aug. 15, 2016): – Approximately 4,000 people participated in A Midsummer Night’s Run 2016 events held August 13 in downtown Lexington.

Twenty-five-year-old Joseph Mullen of Berea took top honors in the 5K, finishing in 15:18. Michaela Reinhart, 16, of Georgetown, was the overall female winner again, repeating her winning performance of 2015.  Reinhart bested her 2015 winning time, 18:42, by coming in at 18:26 this year. The remaining 5K top 10 male and female finishers were:

 Male – 5K

 2. Alex Mortimer, 18, Lexington - 16:00

3. Jeremy Johnson, 22, Austin, IN - 16:11

4. Michael James, 24, Berea - 16:17

5. Adam Schaffner, 38, Frankfort - 16:42

6. Spencer Carman, 16, Lexington - 16:46

7. Nicholas Waltman, 20, Cambridge, MA - 16:57

8. Glen Mays, 46, Lexington - 17:04 

9. Aaron Schaffner, 38, Frankfort - 17:10

10. Zack Beavin, 22, Lexington - 17:15

Female – 5K

 2. Flannery Musk, 23, Louisville - 19:09

3. Jenna Strange, 15, Lexington - 19:34

4. Caroline Kaplan, 22, Lexington - 19:42

5. Kailee Perry, 15, West Liberty - 20:17

6. Kendall Hayes, 14, Versailles - 20:18

7. Missy Moore, 48, Ashland - 20:23

8. Lauren Kahre, 23, Lexington - 20:41

9. Allison Lyon, 20, Wilmore - 21:00

10. Erin Gonterman, 20, Campbellsburg - 21:03

 

The top spot in the One-Mile Fun Walk/Run went to Turlough McEntee, 13, of Paris, who finished at with a time of 7:05, just 18 seconds faster than his older brother, Tadhg McEntee, 15, also of Paris. The younger McEntee also took the fastest 12-year-old honors in the 2015 Fastest Kid in Town competition.

Emily Krintz, 12, of Wilmore was the top female in the one-mile event again, topping her winning 2015 time of 7:50 by running this year’s race in 7:21. The remaining One-Mile Fun Walk/Run top 10 male and female finishers were:

 Male – One-Mile Fun Walk/Run

 2. Tadhg McEntee, 15, Paris - 7:23

3. Jimmy Lail, 44, Lexington - 7:28

4. Noah Halloran, 13, Richmond - 7:31

5. Winston Lambert, 13, Lexington - 7:32

6. Andrew Lewis, 13, Lexington - 7:35

7. Clay Moore, 13, Lexington - 7:37

8. Jaxon McCubbin, 8, Campbellsville - 7:39

9. Barry McCubbin, 38, Campbellsville - 7:39

10. Randyn Knight, 12, Midway - 7:41

 

 Female – One-Mile Fun Walk/Run

2. Ava Schrader, 9, Louisville - 7:47

3. Belle Jenkins, 12, Lexington - 7:53

4. Raylene Knight, 38, Midway - 7:57

5. Miranda Talbert,12, Lexington - 7:59

6. Carley Craig, 10, Lexington - 8:28

7. Hayden Dawahare, 12, Lexington - 8:29

8. Anna Dawahare, 7, Lexington - 8:34

9. Brennan Fielder, 22, Nicholasville - 9:04

10. Tiffany Vandervort, 11, Lexington - 9:08

 

Twelve-year-old Xavier Brown of Lexington took the Fastest Kid in Town title for the second year in a row. The Fastest Girl in Town honor went to Ayanna Darrington, 10, of Lexington. Approximately 350 children competed in the annual competition, which features a series of sprints for children ages 3-12. Age-group winners in the competition were:

 3-year-olds: Girl – Caroline Potter; Boy – Kingston Hudspeth

4-year-olds: Girl – Jasmine Knox; Boy – Wade Cook

5-year-olds: Girl – Chloe Redden; Boy – Matt Schlarman

6-year-olds: Girl – Laila Hudspeth; Boy – Winston McNeal

7-year-olds: Girl – Raehana Matcheswala; Boy – Michael Smith

8-year-olds: Girl – Josephine Pereslucka; Boy – Mitchell McNeil

9-year-olds: Girl – Willow Pierce; Boy- Kevin Knox

10-year-olds: Girl – Ayanna Darrington; Boy – Evan Brown

11-year-olds: Girl – Isabella Morgan; Boy – Colby Wilburn

12-year-olds: Girl – Alannah McEntee; Boy – Xavier Brown

 The 2016 race sponsors were WKYT-TV, 104.5 The Cat, Time Warner Cable Media, Orange Leaf, 98.1 The Bull, Vinaigrette and John’s Run/Walk Shop.

 

 

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