Cape Gazette

Hammer Time! Habitat for Humanity 5K won by Young and Conant

By Dave Frederick | Jun 07, 2014
Photo by: Dave Frederick Runners take it out hard at start of the Habitat for Humanity 5K.

The Habitat for Humanity 5K May 31, run on the Irish Eyes course in Lewes, attracted 139 runners and was won by Jeff Young, 23, from Collegeville, Pa., in a time of 16:47.

The first woman to cross the finish line was Cindy Conant, 53, from Kensington, Md., completing the 3.1-mile distance in 19:11.

“A couple weeks ago I ran the Pocono Marathon in 3:04,” Conant said. "The hardest part was running downhill, but it was a really nice race of about 1,500 runners.”

Ed Jordan, 59, won the male master's race in 19:09, while Lisa Sherman, 40, was female master's champion in 21:13.

Some notable age group winners and times included Lindsay Rambo, 11, 25:15; DJ Farren, 11, 20:45; Sonny Landis, 18, 17:01; Ali Coning, 20, 22:57; Jon Velasquez, 20, 20:07. Others included Anthony Romono, 29, 19:02; Frank Cannon, 37, 19:18; Jen Rambo, 44, 25:55; Breck Vanderwende, 40, 20:17; Mardiny Ung, 47, 22:38; Chris Stanley, 45, 19:33; Lisa Romano, 53, 23:35; Dave Farren, 40, 21:31; Jill Extract, 57, 26:49; Clifton Anderson, 60, 20:56; Tim Abbott, 68, 22:59; Gene King, 71, 25:41; and Ed Green, 82, 37:57.


Jeff Young wins in 16:47. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
Cindy Conant is the first woman finisher in 19:11. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
D.J. Farren, 11, ran 20:45. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
Ali Coning, right, helped Cape win two state track titles during her high school career. She is followed by Eric Bailey. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
Lindsay Rambo of Lewes finishes strong. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
Jerome Harris, 48, of Lincoln runs 26:53. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
Doc Lee Masser is a well-known presence on the local running scene. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
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