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YMCA Buffalo Niagara Turkey Trot 8K

Michael Thielman, 25, of Vienna, Va., ran 25:48 to win the YMCA Buffalo Niagara Turkey Trot 8K in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26. 

Elliott Martynkiewicz, 21, of East Aurora, N.Y., was the runner-up in 26:03, with Jacob Krolick, 25, of Arcade, N.Y., finishing third in 26:20,

Alexandra Cadicamo, 27, of Philadelphia, Penn., was the women’s winner in 29:49.

Jennifer Boerner, 33, of Buffalo, N.Y., and Brooke Adams, 26, of Randolph, Mass., finished second and third as they ran 30:12 and 30:53 respectively.


This 8k course goes down Delaware Ave in Buffalo, NY.

Division Clock Time Name Age State/Country
Overall Male Winner 25:48 Michael Thielman 25 Vienna, VA
2nd Male Finisher 26:03 Elliott Martynkiewicz 21 East Aurora, NY
3rd Male Finisher 26:20 Jacob Krolick 25 Arcade, NY
4th Male Finisher 26:43 Nicholas Guarino 26 Bergen, NJ
5th Male Finisher 26:49 Lyle O'Brien 24 Somerville, MA
6th Male Finisher 26:49 Josh Guarino 26 Bergen, NJ
7th Male Finisher 26:58 Justin Simard 31 Buffalo, NY
8th Male Finisher 27:00 Kyle Pawlaczyk 32 Orchard Park, NY
9th Male Finisher 27:04 Jesse Mang 30 New York, NY
10th Male Finisher 27:04 Ryan O'Connor 26 West Seneca, NY
Overall Female Winner 29:49 Alexandra Cadicamo 27 Philadelphia, PA
2nd Female Finisher 30:12 Jennifer Boerner 33 Buffalo, NY
3rd Female Finisher 30:53 Brooke Adams 26 Randolph, MA
4th Female Finisher 31:36 Danielle Novara 27 Rochester, NY
5th Female Finisher 31:47 Jennifer Koeppel 32 Buffalo, NY
6th Female Finisher 31:58 Melissa Senall 43 Fairport, NY
7th Female Finisher 32:21 Alexandra Duggan 27 East Amherst, MA
8th Female Finisher 32:30 Angela Lawrence 31 Edmonton, MA
9th Female Finisher 32:42 Courtney Laderer 21 Canada
10th Female Finisher 32:49 Deb Chmielowiec 38 Buffalo, NY

2015 Age-Group Winning Times · 2015 Results · 2014 Results · 2013 Results · 2012 Results · 2011 Results

Division Chip Time Name State/Country Age Age-Graded
1st Men 40-49 27:04 Charlie Kern Elmhurst, MA 46
2nd Men 40-49 28:09 Jim Park Buffalo, NY 49 78.21
3rd Men 40-49 29:49 Bill Frawley Newtown, CT 45 81.02
1st Men 50-59 31:10 Jim Figler Germany 51
2nd Men 50-59 32:31 John Willett Canada 53 79.72
3rd Men 50-59 32:35 Glenn Laderer Canada 51 80.42
1st Men 60-69 34:28 Terry Sweeney Alden, NY 60
2nd Men 60-69 34:55 John Feroleto Buffalo, NY 62 84.73
3rd Men 60-69 35:26 Dave Ward Akron, OH 64 82.27
1st Men 70+ 40:39 Jerry Bergman East Amherst, NY 73
2nd Men 70+ 41:41 Michael Williams, Sr. West Valley, NY 74 76.39
3rd Men 70+ 42:48 David Cady Buffalo, NY 70 0.00
1st Women 40-49 31:58 Melissa Senall Fairport, NY 43
2nd Women 40-49 35:46 Becki Kinerk Charlotte, NC 42 81.68
3rd Women 40-49 36:21 Cynthia Lyons East Auora, NY 42 69.18
1st Women 50-59 35:21 Christine Quenneville East Amherst, MA 52
2nd Women 50-59 36:31 Elizabeth Lowes Ellicottville, NY 51 82.22
3rd Women 50-59 37:59 Anna McDonagh Derby, CT 50 74.19
1st Women 60-69 38:53 Patricia Lyons East Aurora, NY 64
2nd Women 60-69 40:00 Carol Thielman North Easthampton, NY 61 0.00
3rd Women 60-69 41:59 Paula Hann Canada 62 0.00
1st Women 70+ 54:41 Mac Mackenzie Jamestown, VA 72
2nd Women 70+ 57:56 Ann Bird Grimsby, NY 70 0.00
3rd Women 70+ 59:44 Rebecca Holt Knoxville, TN 73 0.00

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At A Glance
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LocationBuffalo, NY
Race Distance8K
Race Date 2016November 24, 2016
  Race Date 2015  November 26, 2015
  Race Date 2014  November 27, 2014
  Race Date 2013  November 28, 2013
  Race Date 2012  November 22, 2012
  Race Date 2011  November 24, 2011
Years Running120
Entrant Cap1,400
2015 Total Finishers12
Age Group Awards5 Year
Entry Fee25.00
Advance RegistrationOnline Registration
USATF Certified

Best Road Races Course Rating: Fast

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Recommended by: Bob Anderson
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