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Sitienei and Humphries win the Chickamauga Chase
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Posted: Saturday, April 19, 2008

 

Sitienei and Humphries win the Chickamauga Chase

 

Chickamauga, GA – Joseph Sitienei, of Chattanooga, TN, won the Chickamauga Chase 15k Road Race held at the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park on Saturday April 19, 2008. Sitienei completed the 9.3 mile course in 47:09, running at an average pace of 5:04 per mile. Kimberly Humphries, of Chattanooga, TN, was the female champion of the 15k event in a time of 1:05:39 (7:03 pace).

 

The 5k road race was won by Chad Dean, of Cleveland, TN in a time of 16:17 (5:15 per mile). Katherine Cooper, of Ooltewah, TN, was the 5k female champion in a time of 22:21 (7:12 pace).

 

This year marked the 40th running of the Chickamauga Chase. The event featured a record number of participants, with 729 individuals taking part in the 15k, 5k, and scenic walk.  The race also featured the 40th race finish for Jack McFarland. McFarland is the only person to have taken part in all editions of the Chickamauga Chase Road Race.

 

Tim Ensign, of Chattanooga, TN, won the 15k male masters division. Ray Been won the 15k female masters division. John Walker, of Chattanooga, TN, won the 15k male grand masters division. Sarah Bowen, of Chattanooga, TN, won the 15k female grand masters division.

 

Mitch Samuelian, of Chattanooga, TN, took the 5k male masters title. Joan Vos, of Chickamauga, GA won the 5k female masters division. Allen Rowland, of Jasper, AL, won the 5k male grand masters division. Paula Cooper, of Hixson, TN, won the 5k female grand masters division.

 

The 40th running of the Chickamauga Chase featured a 15k race, a 5k and a scenic walk through the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park. Proceeds from the event benefit the Friends of the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park.

 

The race was produced by the Chattanooga Track Club. The event was sponsored by Icy Hot, UBS, Hutcheson, Southern Coffee Service, PowerAde, Great Harvest Bread Coo, Greenlife Grocery, McCain Design, Cox Sports Photos, Blood Assurance, Technology Projects, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, and Sports Barn.

 


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