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Summer racing series w'.mding down; Lewes, Rehoboth fall series set Cool morning temperatures brought out 133 runners and walk- ers for the annual Seashore Strider 5K run held Saturday morning, Aug. 23 at the Grove Park in Re- hoboth Beach. 18 year old Alex Taylor added another win to his list by cruising through the 3.1 mile hike in 16:18 to win the Overall title, while Cape graduate Sonja Friend-Uhl won the Women's title in a good time of 17:04. 46 year old Joe Link captured the Men's Master title by finish- ing 6th in 17:37, while 50 year old Sharyn Slick finished 46th to win the Women's Master title in 22:14. mer Cape runner Marty Shue is involved with...7 year old Helena Melendez completed the race in 33:55 and was paced by her 9 year old brother P.J. who has a 5K best of 22 minutes...Dover runner Ar- leen LaPorte, wife of Downstate Striders organizer Rusty, con'tin, ues to drop her personal record every week as she turned in a 23:03 and has become competi- tive in the 40-44 age group...Lynn Irwin finished third in the 45-49 age group in 20:05 and has been hanging around the 20 minute bar- rior for the last couple of weeks. The motto "start slow and taper off" from Lynn's running club has been put on the back burner as Lynn preps to break into the sub- 20 club as I move into the 20 sub club on my next visit to Subway. This Saturday, Aug. 30 will be the Labor Day Classic 5K begin- ning at 8:30 a.m. while Monday, Sept. 1 brings the Last Blast Pre- diction 5K also at 8:30 a.m. Both RUNNING events will begin at Grove Park. Seashore Strider 5K Run Tim Bamforth 127 runners, 6 walkers Overall Champions Men: Alex Taylor, 1.16:18 Women: Sonja Friend-Uhl, 3, 17:04 Master Champion Highlights: Men: Joe Link, 6, 17:37 Women: Sharyn Slick, 46, 22:14 10 year old Lauren Centrowitz, 9 & under daughter of former two-time 1. P.J. Melendez, 121, 33:55 Olympian and American record 1. Bethany Pavlik, 69. 24:25; 2. Laura Olenderski, 70, 24:29; 3. Helena Melen- holder in the 5,000m Matt Cen- dez, 120, 33:55 trowitz, won the 10-13 age group 10.13 with a 23:01. The race was a first 1. John Hearn, 28, 20:11; 2. Daniel for Lauren. Matt presented the Caywood, 32, 20:54; 3. Taylor Donohue, awards to the winners. Cen- 38,21:22 1. Lauren Centrowitz, 58, 23:01; 2. trowitz coaches at American Uni- Tiffany Melendez, 61, 23:13; 3. Gina versity as well as the Reebok En- D'Amico, 87.26:10 clave which is the team that for- 14-19 1. Scan Mallon, 10, 18:18; 2. Mark Jones, 11, 18:41; 3. Jason Jacques, 15, 19:ll/Kati ea Bennett, 57, 22:55; 2. Shannon Mulaney, 75, 25:08; 3. Kristy Stephenson, 76, 25:09 20-24 251Bi11,_ Shotwell, 14, 18:58 1. Eric Payne, 5, 17:29; 2. Hugh Harris, 22, 19:43; 3. Drew Hodgens, 24, 19:53 1. Laura Witmer, 42, 21:42; 2. Diane McCabe, 43, 21:54; 3. Robyn Martin, 45, 22:12 30-34 1. John Carroll, 4, 17:23; 2. Carl Leodler, 7, 17:47; 3. PeterCoveleski, 12, 18:42 Runners of all ages took part in the Seashore Strider 5K held Saturday, Aug. 23 in Rehoboth Beach. Continued on page 97 BOAT/U.S. offers new features on website The BOAT/U.S. (Boat Owners Association of The United States) has added some new features to its website, Here's a sampling of what's included: Boat Names Directory, which offers hundreds of boat names from which new owners can select a name for their boat; Boat Value Check, which gives an idea of the market value of par- ticular boats; Custom Weather Forecasts, which offers the most up-to-date weather forecasts; and Boat Tech, which provides an- swers to questions about boat maintenance and equipment. Fall baseball sign-ups for Rehoboth League The Rehoboth Beach Little League will hold sign-ups for Fall Instructional baseball and sottball on Thursday, Aug. 28 and Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. Registration will take place at the Little League Complex on Glade Road. Play will begin Saturday, Sept. 13. All boys and girls aged 7-12 who will be eligible to play Little League next season are encour- aged to play. The cost is $15 for one player or $25 for a family. Coaches are still needed. For more information, call Bobbi at 226-9935. MBNA 400 slated for Sept. 21 at Dover Downs Dover Downs International Speedway will present its first ' 400-mile NASCAR Winston Cup event on Sunday, Sept. 21 when the MBNA 400 takes the green flag. Practice for the MBNA 400 and the companion MBNA 200 Busch Grand National Event starts Fri- day morning, Sept. 18, with the Busch Pole Qualifying scheduled that afternoon and the tenth an- niversary edition of Friday Night Live in the air-conditioned grand- stand that evening. Tickets remain available for the races and all seats are general ad- mission in the outdoor grandstand with a $5 discount on MBNA adult tickets if purchased by Sept. 5. To order tickets, call 302-734- RACE. New Yorker wins RBSA Anniversary Regatta The Rehoboth Bay Sailing As- sociation (RBSA) has announced the results of the Anniversary Cup Sailing Regatta for Sunfish, held Saturday, Aug. 16 on the Re- hoboth Bay. Taking first in the three-race event was Dave Davies from Mid- dletown, N.Y., who had two first place and one second place finish. Turner Hastings, a junior sailor from Rehoboth, was second and rounding out the top three was Pat Littleton of Rehoboth and Po- tomac, Md. In the Junior Fleet for those aged 18 and under, Turner Hast- ings finished first. Second was John Eisenbrey from Dewey Beach and Middletown, Del. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, August 29 - September 4, 1997 - 95 I BESTS' on me 00vlngs 8 99 SealTech Waterproofing Sealer Prevents moisture damage Use on wood or concrete brick .Latex base Soap & water cleanup 16252 5 Gal. 16253 1 Gal. Shrubs $4.29 ea. IMPORTED HOLLAND TULIP BULBS Are here too! Easy-to-Plant Sure-to-Bloom Wide Assortment Available We'll Help You Select. 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