Over 600 attend annual turkey trot

Posted on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 11:12 pm

The Town of Irvington entertained over 600 people on Thanksgiving Day with its annual occasion to support the Animal Welfare League.

Cullen Oliver in the Gobble Wobble at Westmoreland State Park two weeks ago finishing in first place and a week later also in the Turkey Trot in Irvington.

Cullen Oliver in the Gobble Wobble at Westmoreland State Park two weeks ago finishing in first place and a week later also in the Turkey Trot in Irvington.

On Nov. 28, the 14th Annual Turkey Trot was held in the Irvington Commons. The event went to help support the Animal Welfare League. Volunteers at the League have been serving the animals of Lancaster, Northumberland, Westmoreland, and Richmond Counties for over 47 years.

Thursday kicked off with a two-mile run and walk followed by a five-mile run and the Tot Trot to end the day.

Ricky Cappetta, of Stafford, and Amy Jones, of Heathsville, were crowed the top male and female finishers in the five-mile last Thursday. Cappetta finished in first with a time of 28:02.336. Marshall Douglas, of Mathews, placed third with a time of 30:29.128 and Cullen Oliver, of Harrisonburg, finished second with a time of 30:26.521 after placing first in the two-mile event with a time of 11:05.928.

Jones led the ladies in the five-mile race with a time of 34:13.489. Heather Hudgins, of Mathews followed with a time 4:55.282, and Chelsea Little, of Lyme, NH, with a time of 35:34.162.

Allison Harris won the Tot Trot 0-2 age group followed by Sadie Board.

In the girls ages 3-4 group, Katie Harris placed first followed by Amy Watts in second and Libby Wolfe in third. Porter Board led the boys in first place, followed by Rawley Heard in second and Tommy Adkins in third.

Rachael Conley led the girls ages 5-7 group followed by Beth Broderick in second and Destiny Crawford in the third. Conner Bates led the boys group. Sam Antonio finished second followed by Andrew Lay in third.

Two Mile Results

Five Mile Results

 

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