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Sound to Narrows

Seth Bridges and Sherida Bird were the men’s and women’s winners, Sat., June 14, at the Sound to Narrows 12K in Tacoma, Wash.

Bridges, 24, from Anderson Island, Wash., ran 40:03 to win the men’s race by 41 seconds over Ben Mangrum, 35, of Tacoma, who was the runner-up in 40:44.

Michael Ottesen, 19, of Puyallup, Wash., finished third in 41:28.

Bird, 34, from University Place, Wash., was the women’s winner in 50:13, with Gretchen Van Dyke, 36, of Tacoma finishing second in 50:40. 

Mary Hatcher, 46, of Puyallop was third in 52:24.

Thus Puyallop runners from different ends of the age spectrum finished third in both the men’s and women’s races – one is 19, the other 46. 

This race sponsored by Roman Meal Company takes runners through Tacoma, Washington.

2014 Race Winners · 2013 Results · 2012 Results · 2011 Results

Division Clock Time Name Age State/Country
Overall Male Winner 40:03 Seth Bridges 24 Anderson Island, WA
2nd Male Finisher 40:44 Ben Mangrum 35 Tacoma, WA
3rd Male Finisher 41:28 Michael Ottesen 19 Puyallup, WA
4th Male Finisher 42:09 Trevor Kulvi 29 Bonney Lake, WA
5th Male Finisher 42:13 Brandon Myers 26 Portland, WA
6th Male Finisher 42:24 Maxx Antush 21 Tacoma, WA
7th Male Finisher 42:48 Ryan Cox 16 Bainbridge Island, WA
8th Male Finisher 43:37 Cameron Freshwaters 19 Tacoma, WA
9th Male Finisher 43:46 Kaleb Javier 20 Tacoma, WA
10th Male Finisher 43:53 Joseph Churchill 27 Tacoma, WA
Overall Female Winner 50:13 Sherida Bird 34 University Place, WA
2nd Female Finisher 50:40 Gretchen Van Dyke 36 Tacoma, WA
3rd Female Finisher 52:24 Mary Hatcher 46 Puyallup, WA
4th Female Finisher 53:30 Kendra Hedges 24 Tacoma, WA
5th Female Finisher 53:30 Lori Moriarity 48 Port Orchard, WA
6th Female Finisher 53:43 Hazel Clapp 27 Bellingham, WA
7th Female Finisher 54:10 Jenny Angelo 32 University Place, WA
8th Female Finisher 54:23 Amanda Hoskins 40 Puyallup, WA
9th Female Finisher 54:37 Danielle Carbo 35 Dupont, WA
10th Female Finisher 54:59 Tylar Stephenson 31 Federal Way, WA

2014 Age-Group Winning Times · 2013 Results · 2012 Results · 2011 Results

Division Chip Time Name State/Country Age Age-Graded
1st Men 40-49 48:55 George Mounts Lakewood, WA 40 70.09
2nd Men 40-49 49:22 Mark Brinkhaus Dupont, WA 42 70.53
3rd Men 40-49 49:38 Carter Abel Tacoma, WA 41 69.61
1st Men 50-59 47:53 Daryl Montgomery Bonney Lake, WA 54 80.06
2nd Men 50-59 51:06 Greg Armstrong Olympia, WA 54 75.02
3rd Men 50-59 53:54 Matt Thomas Tacoma, WA 50 68.80
1st Men 60-69 55:18 Timothy Oguri Tacoma, WA 64 75.74
2nd Men 60-69 56:36 Terry Parks Tacoma, WA 63 73.29
3rd Men 60-69 57:17 James Olson Lakewood, WA 62 71.78
1st Men 70+ 59:03 Jerry Gammill Olalla, WA 71 76.12
2nd Men 70+ 1:05:40 Don Keating Bellevue, WA 70 67.64
3rd Men 70+ 1:13:00 John Schmidt Lakewood, WA 71 61.58
1st Women 40-49 52:24 Mary Hatcher Puyallup, WA 46 75.80
2nd Women 40-49 53:30 Lori Moriarity Port Orchard, WA 48 75.83
3rd Women 40-49 54:23 Amanda Hoskins Puyallup, WA 40 69.66
1st Women 50-59 56:12 Len McWherter Sanford, FL 52 75.77
2nd Women 50-59 1:01:39 Kelly Cogswell Renton, WA 51 68.21
3rd Women 50-59 1:04:19 Pam Thomas Federal Way, WA 52 66.21
1st Women 60-69 1:00:24 Lisa Strom Gig Harbor, WA 60 78.45
2nd Women 60-69 1:02:04 Donna Jackson Tacoma, WA 63 79.73
3rd Women 60-69 1:10:20 Jan Belsky Edgewood, WA 60 67.37
1st Women 70+ 1:04:23 Judy Fisher Auburn, WA 70 85.66
2nd Women 70+ 1:07:12 Sharon Gunderson Spokane, WA 70 82.07
3rd Women 70+ 1:17:24 Joan Torfin Tacoma, WA 71 72.44

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At A Glance
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LocationTacoma, WA
Race Distance12K
Race Date 2015June 13, 2015
  Race Date 2014  June 14, 2014
  Race Date 2013  June 8, 2013
  Race Date 2012  June 9, 2012
  Race Date 2011  June 11, 2011
Years Running41
2014 Total Finishers1,968
  Men  954
  Women  1,014
Age Group Awards5 Year
Entry Fee35.00
 
Online RegistrationUSATF Certified
 


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