Jack's 5K

Buffalo,  NY
Friday   August  9,  2002

Race Results (click here)

Photos by Jeff John

This is the start of the Jack Donohue Memorial 5K (Jack's 5K) in South Buffalo. 250 runners move out onto the fast USATF certified course. The route starts and ends in Cazenovia Park and includes a lap on the Jack Donohue track at the half way point.

The overall winner was Dan Grande in 16:14. Dan is starting to make winning a habit. Earlier in the year he had already won the Kyle Reid 5K, the Eden 5K and here he wins the Jack's 5K.   (2 week's after Jack's 5K, he would win the Highland Hose 5K too!)

The womens overall winner is Katie Wirth. Katie covered the 5k in 18:35 - more than a minute ahead of runner-up Elizabeth Schultz (19:54).

John Francis McMahon
"Mick" collects 2nd place overall in 16:24
Matt Donohue
Matt, last year's race winner, is 3rd this time in an excellent 16:29.

Elizabeth Schultz
2nd woman overall in 19:54.
Caitlin Higgins
3rd place woman overall, and age group winner (F15-19) in 20:18.

Kevin Hoak
Kevin claims 4th place overall and is the age-group winner in the mens 20-24.
Brian Doyle
Brian takes 5th overall and is the mens 30-34 age group winner.

Michael McGrath
Mike manages to take 6th place overall and is the age-group winner in the mens 15-19.
Bill Maloney
Bill, always a tough racer, takes 7th overall in 17:03 and is the mens 40-44 age group winner.

Kenneth Hans
With gutts and a grimace, Kenny digs in for a strong finish

Daniel Dengler
Dan races to a 19:12 clocking

Stephen Hunt
The only runner sporting a Milton Friedman racing top, Stephen shows good running "economy" enroute to his 20:52 clocking - good for 2nd place in the mens 50-54 age group.

Karen Brundage
If you think Karen looks as if she could run even faster - you're right!   Only two weeks after the Jack's 5K Karen shaved almost 3 minutes off her time at the Mississippi Mudds 5K!

Krystyna Markut
Antoni Markut

Yes, they sometimes run without the flag.
Jaqueline Gregoire
Liam Flynn

Aimee Barone
Aimee was the 5th woman overall in 20:44
Sandy Beume
1st place mens 70-74 age group

Katie Letina
Mary Ellen Bonnar
Dawn Hart

Caitlan English
Caitlan leads this group of finishers including Rick Cannon, Laura Finucane, and Blair Payan. Caitlan claimed 2nd in her age-group (F15-19) in 21:37.

Jack's 5K Post Race Party
The Awards Ceremony and a huge post race party followed the race in Cazenovia Park.

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