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State Games women's 5K course records shattered in Sunday race
The Rocky Mountain State Games 5K was held early Sunday on a mostly flat course around Memorial Park. Relatively cool conditions and little wind may have assisted in the shattering of a few course records.
A new women's course record was set by Heather Bates, 17, of Colorado Springs, who crossed the finish line in 17 minutes, 34 seconds. The previous record of 18:07 was set in 2010 by Bates, then 15.
Bate also set a new record for female runners ages 17-19. The previous record of 23:59 was set in 2011 by Megan Sturges, 17, of Peyton.
A new men's course record was set by Carl Arnold, 24, of Colorado Springs, who crossed the finish line in 15 minutes, 50 seconds. The previous record of 16:03 was set in 2010 by 18-year-old Luke Arbuckle of Elkton, Mo.
Kayli Tabares, 12, of Colorado Springs, finished in 19:39, placing 18th overall and setting a new course record for female runners ages 12 and younger. Kayli set the previous record of 23:08 in 2011 at age 11.
Kathleen Kaye, 54, of Jacksonville, Fla., set a new course record for female runners ages 50-54, finishing in 21:18. She was 24th overall. The previous record of 29:49 was et in 2010 by Holly Stack, 53, of Colorado Springs.
Melanie Brim, 45, of Colorado Springs, set a new course record for female runners ages 45-49, finishing in 21:49. The previous record of 25:48 was set in 2011 by Julianne White, 46, of Colorado Springs.
Megan Leatham, 28, of Colorado Springs, set a new course record for female runners ages 25-29, finishing in 22:03. The previous record of 23:04 was set in 2010 by Kristin Homan, 26, of Colorado Springs.
Judith Russsell, 65, of Colorado Springs, set a new course record for female runners ages 65-69, finishing in 30:52. The previous record of 48:11 was set in 2010 by TJ Kittelson, 65, of Colorado Springs.
Sally Doyle, 70, of Colorado Springs, set a new course record for female runners ages 70-74, finishing in 52:23. The previous record of 56:28 was set by Mary Ellen McNally, 74, of Colorado Springs.
The park is at about 6,100 feet elevation.
Results - Female Runners (Overall Place, Gender Place, Age Place)
|Pl||G Pl||Ag Pl||Name||Age||City||Time|
|9||1||1/2||Heather Bates||17||Colo Springs||0:17:34|
|18||2||1/12||Kayli Tabares||12||Colo Springs||0:19:39|
|24||3||1/3||Kathleen Kaye||54||Jacksonville FL||0:21:18|
|29||4||1/3||Melanie Brim||45||Colo Springs||0:21:49|
|30||5||2/3||Nancy Hobbs||51||Colo Springs||0:22:02|
|31||6||1/3||Megan Leatham||28||Colo Springs||0:22:03|
|32||7||1/2||Taylor Oseland||15||Colo Springs||0:22:07|
|33||8||1/3||Stacey Huebner||37||Colo Springs||0:22:37|
|36||10||2/12||Jaylynn Tabares||10||Colo Springs||0:23:22|
|47||11||1/3||Jean Whitt||41||Colo Springs||0:25:28|
|50||12||1/2||Allison Ellis||22||Colo Springs||0:25:49|
|51||13||2/3||Kate Baines-Lyman||49||Colo Springs||0:25:52|
|52||14||2/2||Alexandria Brim||18||Black Forest||0:26:31|
|61||17||1/1||Judith Russell||65||Colo Springs||0:30:52|
|64||18||2/2||Maria Rodriguez||22||Colo Springs||0:31:06|
|65||19||2/3||Aimee Atencio||44||Pueblo West||0:32:23|
|66||20||2/3||Ellie Haughton||25||Colo Springs||0:34:00|
|67||21||3/3||Amy Osborne||53||Colo Springs||0:34:01|
|69||22||3/12||Katherine Miller||9||Colo Springs||0:35:17|
|70||23||3/3||Heather Miller||42||Colo Springs||0:35:17|
|72||24||4/12||Isabelle Flores||9||Colo Springs||0:36:31|
|74||25||3/3||Stephanie Elhart||37||Colo Springs||0:38:22|
|75||26||5/12||Juliet Cross||12||Colo Springs||0:43:19|
|77||27||3/3||Mozette Humphreys||47||Laveen AZ||0:44:20|
|81||28||6/12||Natasha Outlaw||11||Colo Springs||0:46:45|
|82||29||7/12||Rhianna Renn||7||Colo Springs||0:46:46|
|83||30||8/12||Sharlene Pichardo||8||Colo Springs||0:48:15|
|86||31||1/1||Sally Doyle||70||Colo Springs||0:52:23|
|87||32||9/12||Sierra LaBlue||7||Colo Springs||0:54:16|
|88||33||10/12||Krystal Chon||11||Colo Springs||0:59:00|
|89||34||11/12||Jasmine Cross||11||Colo Springs||1:06:08|
|91||36||12/12||Abigail Garcia||6||Colo Springs||1:06:38|