Glenn, Kramer take first place at Nick Wilson 5K

By Garth Shanklin - Sports Editor
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Sunshine and mostly clear skies greeted runners and walkers who participated in the Nick Wilson Scholarship Memorial 5K, held in New Richmond on July 14.

A total of 38 runners and walkers competed in the event, which raises money for the Nick Wilson Athletic Scholarship. Wilson was killed in a single-car crash on Dec. 23, 2013 at 23 years old.

This year’s race winners included a repeat winner, with Haley Kramer taking the title in the women’s race for the second year in a row. Kramer’s time of 25:11 was good for a pace of 8:07 per mile.

Maren Hance placed second in the women’s race, followed by Laura Kramer.

On the men’s side, Luke Glenn won the title with a time of 18:39. Glenn placed second in the 2017 event, but his pace of six minutes per mile was good enough to win the title this year.

Mason Hance placed second in the men’s race, followed by Brady Jenkins.

Tricia Wuest won the overall and female title for walkers, finishing in just under 44 minutes. Lori Martineck placed second, with Lauren Dall in third.

Dave Kappesser placed first in the men’s walker division, finishing in 47:20. Kevin Jones placed second, one spot ahead of Chandler Bell.

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By Garth Shanklin

Sports Editor

Reach Garth Shanklin via email at gshanklin@clermontsun.com or by phone at 513-732-2511 ext. 112.

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