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Sunriver Resort Half Marathon, 10K and 5K Run Results Announced

Over 620 Participants Show Their Support of Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention

 

SUNRIVER RESORT MARATHON FOR A CAUSE HALF MARATHON, 10K AND 5K RUN RESULTS ANNOUNCED

 

Over 620 Participants Show Their Support of Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

– August 31st, 2013

CONTACT:

Molly Johnson (703)-343-6260

SUNRIVER, OR – The Sunriver Resort is presenting the Third Annual Sunriver Marathon for a Cause this weekend. This morning’s events included a family 5K fun run/walk, a 10K run/walk, half marathon and a Kid’s Marathon and Dash. Over 620 runners and walkers took part in this morning’s activities.

In the Half Marathon, Rob Russell of Redmond, OR was the fastest overall male runner with a time of 1 hour 20 minutes and 32 seconds. Bend local Karen Oppenheimer was the fastest overall and master’s category female runner at 1 hour 34 minutes and 9 seconds. In the Master’s category, William Miles was the fastest male runner with a time of 1 hour 20 minutes 34 seconds.

In the 10K run; Peter Curran of Bend, Oregon was the fastest overall male runner, finishing in 42 minutes and 46 seconds. Katie Cave of Eugene was the fastest female runner with a time of 46 minutes and 51 seconds. In the Master’s category, Matthew Halsey and Alyson Richards were the fastest male and female runners with times of 43 minutes 6 seconds and 49 minutes 24 seconds respectively.

Bend, Oregon runner Jason Townsend was the fastest overall male runner for the 5K run, with a time of 19 minutes and 20 seconds; while Susan Smith of Spanaway, WA was the fastest female runner in both the overall and master’s categories with a time of 23 minutes, 19 seconds. In the master’s category, John Koenig was the fastest male runner with a time of 20 minutes 11 seconds.

Following are the top race results:

 

Half Marathon

 

Men’s Overall:

 

1. Rob Russell; Redmond, OR; Time: 1:20:32

2. William Miles; Happy Valley, OR; Time: 1:20:34

3. Josh Nordell; Sisters, OR; Time: 1:24:02

 

Women’s Overall:

 

1. Karen Oppenheimer; Bend, OR; Time: 1:34:09

2. Renee Paradis; Portland, OR; Time: 1:37:39

3. Emily Dimick; Dalles, OR; Time: 1:37:55

 

Men’s Masters:

 

1. William Miles; Happy Valley, OR; Time: 1:20:34

 

2. Jon Dotson; Beaverton, OR; Time: 1:29:46

3. Gregg Walchli; Woodinville, WA; 1:31:10

 

Women’s Masters:

 

1. Karen Oppenheimer; Bend, OR; Time: 1:34:09

2. Renee Paradis; Portland, OR; Time: 1:37:39

3. Nikole Crafton; Prineville, OR; Time: 1:41:41

 

10K Race:

 

Men’s Overall:

 

1. Peter Curran; Bend, OR; Time: 0:42:46

2. Matthew Halsey; Portland, OR: Time: 0:43:06

3. Griffin Koerner; Portland, OR; Time: 0:46:46

 

Women’s Overall:

 

1. Katie Cave; Eugene, OR; Time: 0:46:51

2. Alyson Richards; Albany, OR; Time: 0:49:24

3. Breanna Montoya; Bend, OR; Time: 0:50:16

 

Men’s Masters:

 

1. Matthew Halsey; Portland, OR: Time: 0:43:06

2. Robert Pease; Kirkland, WA; Time: 0:46:50

3. John Gower; Upper Hutt, NZ; Time: 0:48:34

 

Women’s Masters:

 

1. Alyson Richards; Albany, OR; Time: 0:49:24

2. Breanna Montoya; Bend, OR; Time: 0:50:16

3. Kerstin Anderson; Portland, OR; Time: 0:50:21

 

5K Race:

 

Men’s Overall:

 

1. Jason Townsend; Bend, OR; Time: 0:19:20

2. Alex Stelbicki; Vancouver, WA; Time: 0:19:21

3. John Koenig; Portland, OR; Time: 0:20:11

 

Women’s Overall:

 

1. Susan Smith; Spanaway, WA; Time: 0:23:19

2. Mija Paris; Salem, OR; Time: 0:24:04

3. Rowan Halsey; Portland, OR; Time: 0:24:08

 

Men’s Masters:

 

1. John Koenig; Portland, OR; Time: 0:20:11

2. Jose Galeana; Lacey, WA; Time: 0:23:19

3. Johnny Spinelli; Redmond, OR; Time: 0:23:38

 

Women’s Masters:

 

1. Susan Smith; Spanaway, WA; Time: 0:23:19

2. Angela Bakkom; Corvallis, OR; Time: 0:24:55

3. TJ Pressey; Bend, OR; Time: 0:26:37

The marathon, a Boston Qualifier and half marathon run/walk will be held Sunday September 1st. Proceeds benefit the Oregon and Southwest Washington Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which helps to fund more than 8,000 mammograms each year for uninsured and underinsured women in Oregon.

About the Sunriver Marathon for a Cause:

Created by Sunriver Resort in 2011 to support the Oregon & SW Washington Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the Sunriver Marathon for a Cause is now a growing festival of events held annually over Labor Day Weekend.

The premier event, the Sunriver Marathon, is distinct for its breathtaking USATF-certified course that winds through the high desert landscapes of Sunriver, Caldera Springs and Crosswater. Since it began three years ago, it has become a "must run" event among Boston qualifiers and first-time marathoners alike. For more information about the Sunriver Marathon for a Cause visit www.sunrivermarathon.com.

 

About Sunriver Resort:

Located in Central Oregon, Sunriver Resort features nearly 250 guestrooms and 300 vacation rental properties comprised of private homes and condominiums. A Destination Hotels & Resorts property, Sunriver Resort is a year-round outdoor enthusiast’s dream with 63 holes of championship golf, 28 tennis courts, 35 miles of paved bike paths, three swimming complexes, horseback riding, canoeing and kayaking, fly fishing, and skiing and snowboarding at nearby Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort. Other amenities include the Sage Springs Club & Spa, the SHARC, and first-class programs for youth and teens. For more information call 800-801-8765 or visit www.sunrivermarathon.com

About Destination Hotels & Resorts

 

Destination Hotels & Resorts is the country’s fourth largest hospitality management company with a portfolio of extraordinary resorts and hotels that span the nation, from exhilarating alpine adventures to stunning beachfronts to vibrant urban destinations. Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2013, Destination manages 40 independent, luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and golf clubs, each offering authentic, enriching experiences for the discerning traveler. The company’s award-winning collection features 113 unique restaurants, lounges and bars, 18 golf courses, 17 full-service spas and six IACC certified conference centers. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in premier locales in metropolitan and resort markets including Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Maui, Phoenix, Santa Fe, Aspen, Vail, Lake Tahoe, Seattle, Denver and San Diego. Headquartered in Colorado, the privately owned company is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises and the Lowe Hospitality Group. For more information on Destination Hotels & Resorts, visit www.destinationhotels.com. Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels.

 

About Komen Oregon:

Komen Oregon helps fund more than 8,000 mammograms each year for uninsured and underinsured women in Oregon alone. We can and must do more. We've made tremendous progress in the fight against breast cancer with mortality rates down 31 percent in 20 years - but until no one fears a diagnosis of breast cancer, we still have a lot of work to do. Join us. Together, we can end breast cancer forever.

Molly Johnson, mjohnson@sunriver-resort.com, 703-343-6260



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