McClellan, Murphytake top honors at Run To Educate

Brooke McClellan and Nate Murphy were the top overall female and male runners in Friday’s Run To Educate 5K in Bellefontaine.

There were 95 runners in the field this year. It was the 23rd edition of the annual benefit for the Logan County Education Foundation, which serves students and teachers in the four public districts in the county.

Murphy finished in a time of 18:27.9, while McClellan was the first female runner to cross the finish line with a time of 20:13.3.

The top three runners in each age group follow below:


13-and-under: Elliot Butler, Kerry Copenhaver, Charlotte Graham; 14-18: Amy Preston, Brooke Chapman, Olivia Eader; 19-24: Danika Stahler, Morgan Robison, Brenda Johnson; 25-29: Sara Tevis, Ashley Oakley, Brooke Sousa; 30-34: Megan Carpenter, Lindsey Robison, Kristen McDonald; 35-39: Heather Butler, Kelly Caudill, Melissa Craig; 40-44: Shelby Haley, Sarah Burmeister; 45-49: Betsy Moffett, Valerie LaBatt; 50-54: Susan Larson, Marsha Tevis, Carol Marlow; 55-59: Sandra Tassell.


13-and-under: Connor Skidmore, Gannon Purcell; 14-18: Garrett Jenkins, Jake Henman, Griffin Purcell; 19-24: Tyler Ahle, Ben Fleischman; 25-29: Derick Puff, Jerry Weeks, Bryce Goodrich; 30-34: Cole Carpenter; 35-39: Seth Barnes, Trevor Mauer, Cliff Core; 40-44: Jordan Kesler, Christopher Marlow, Tark Martin; 45-49: Doug Watercutter, John Godwin, Eric Adelsberger; 50-54: Matt Haley; 55-59: Earl Zilles, Lyle Endsley, Brian Dunn; 60-and-over: Bob Core, Art Stormer, Steve Jenkins.