2010 Photos & Race Recap

2010 Race Recap:   297 finishers

2010 DDC top finishers

2010 DDC top finishers

by Dave McCorquodale
The Delaware Distance Classic 15K, the signature race for Pike Creek Valley running Club took place on Sunday, October 10. As has been the trend lately, it is continuing to grow in attendance with 297 finishers this year. Perhaps the crisp autumn air helped.

Overall winners of the race were: Men, Darryl Brown, 47:59, Nick Pyle, 48:55, and Pat Hayburn, 49:47 with Bob Rimkis, first master in 55:40; Women, Linda Hake, 58:46, Amy Blithe, 59:01, and Cecily Tynan, 59:28 with Lorraine Jasper, first master, in 1:00:21.

PCVRC had good overall participation and a great team for the USATF scoring. Following are the club members who placed in their age groups:

57:59 Tom Steenkamer 2nd 50-54
1:03:41 David James 2nd 55-59
1:04:50 Ivan Avendano 1st 60-64
1:05:23 Kelly Horowitz 3rd 35-39
1:05:55 Carole Feole 1st 50-54 47 seconds off age group state record!
1:06:13 Dan Simmons 2nd 60-64

Race Dir. Dave Farren with Meteorologist Cecily Tynan

Race Director Dave Farren with Meteorologist Cecily Tynan

Awards:  Race features a total of $750 in prize money

  • Male/Female Open Prizes $150, $100, $50, Master Prizes, $75
  • 5-Year Age Group Awards (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
  • Quality Delaware Distance Classic T-Shirt (non white) guaranteed to pre-registered participants
  • Post-Race Refreshments including pizza & beer (ID req’d)

Charity Proceeds:
All proceeds benefit PCVRC and the Mike Clark Legacy Foundation (which supports Boys and Girls Club of Delaware).

The 2010 race raised $500 for the Boys and Girls Club of Delaware and $250 for Back On My Feet.
The 2008 and 2009 races each raised approximately $1,000.00 for the Boys and Girls Club of Delaware.
Thank you for making this possible!