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54 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 2 - June 8, 1995 Record field of 182 runners turns out for Lions Club 5K A record crowd of 182 runners turned out for the annual Delaware Lions Club Memorial Day 5K run held last weekend in Rehoboth Beach. The previous best turnout for Memorial Day weekend was 168 participants in 1992. "We had a great turnout today," said Race Director Bruce Springer. "We are now up by over 200 participants in our first three races when compared to last year. Every wk we are attract- ing new people from all parts of the east coast. The series is really beginning to grow thanks to the efforts of a lot of volunteers and, of course, Doe Masser." Capturing the overall champi- onship was Eric Albright of Lewes in a time of 15:54.4, while Lauri Oas won the women's championship in a time of 18:27.2. Albright remained in a pack of four consisting O f young- ster Donovan Anderson of Caesar Rodney High School, Leslie Wright of North Carolina, and Mike Snell winner Joe Waldron through the opening half of the RUNNING Tim Bamforth race. From two miles on it was all Albright, who has broken 15:00 in a track 5000m, as he cruised to an easy victory. Anderson, much improved from last season, took second in 16:17, while Waldron was third in 16:40. Wright, winner of a handful of races last season, was fourth in 17:02. Greg Langer rounded out the top five in a time of 17:09. Women's champion Oas broke away early and ran a good early season race at just under six minute pace per mile. Kim Kruse took second in 20:05, while Sandy Cross was third in 20:35. Joanne Digregorio was fourth in a time of 20:58, while Michelle Kurtzman rounded out the top five in 21:03. Brent Ayer was crowned male master champion by taking sev- enth in a time of 17:31, while Patrice Wolff won the women masters in 22:25. Race Results Overall Champion: Men - Er- ic Albright, 1, 15:54.4; Women - Laurie Oas, 18, 18:27.2. Master Champion: Men - Brent Ayer, 7, 17:30.9; Women - Patrice Wolff, 81, 22:24.2. 9 and Under: 1. Stephanie Peck, 174, 10-13: 1. Steven Peck, 93, 23:10.1; 2. Matt Hampton, 120, 24:46.9; 3. Matt Riggin, 121, 24:47.2. 1, Tracie Wolff, 91.23:05.9; 2. Brittany Morris, 99, 23:20.1; 3. Jennifer Hicks, 101, 23:28.2. 14-19: 1. Donovan Anderson, 2, 16:16.5; 2. William Cordeiro, Continued on page 55 Angle Moon photo A record field of 182 runners sets out of the first leg of the Lions Club Memorial Day 5K in Rehoboth Beach last Saturday. Our portable Hot Tub will make any occasion more fun! Parties Picnics After the Big Game Weddings Family Reunions Romantic Dates Make any day a holiday! Call today for details. BLUEWATER POOLS & SPAS 1 .o (Over Ihe Nassau Badge) 302-645 8119 County Bank 51( benefits Girl Scouts Rehoboth's County Bank will play host to the Girl Scout 5K run that will be held this Sunday morning, June 4, at the Grove Park in Rehoboth Beach beginning at 8:30 a.m. Pre-registration will be from 7:30-8:20 a.m. at Grove Park. "We are hoping for a good turnout for the Girl Scouts," said Dave Gillan of County Bank. The Girl Scouts from Troop 172 are busy raising money for a trip to DisneyWorld this summer, and proceeds from the race will benefit several under-privileged girls. The pre-registration fee is $10; $12 per person the day of the race. For more inforamtion, call 684-1512. Participants will receive long sleeve T-shirts as an upgrade from the normal summer short sleeve T-shirts. The TAC certified course is shaded and fast finishes in beautiful Grove Park. 10th ANNIVERSARY SALEBRATION 3 Days Only June 1st, 2nd & 3rd Additional 10% OFF EVERYTHING in showroom - including sale items! Bath Lighting, Outdoor Lighting Chandeliers Paddle Fans Track Lighting Recessed Lighting Lamp Shades Table & Floor Lamps Intercom & Vac. Systems DON'T MISS OUR CLOSE-OUT TABLE NEW FIXTURES STARTING AT $3oo Cash & Carry, Prior Sales Excluded HURRY IN! .00mnt'v Etmm 5V of OELRWRRE Rt. 113 Milsboro, DE 19966 (302) 934-8885 Monday - Friday til 7:30 * Saturday til 5:00