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Saturday, October 1, 2011 -- Cumberland, MD
Great Allegany Run 15K/5K (iPO Event Id#: 13495)

2011: [Details] [Coverage] [Overall Results] [Results by Class]
Photos ( [15K Photos] [5K Photos]

Past Coverage: [2000] [2001] [2002] [2003] [2004] [2005]

30 Thankful Years

Photos by Darrell Cavey and Joe Bever of

Story by Randy Lowe of the Queen City Striders.

Over two hundred participants took part in the 30th Great Allegany Run 15K, 5K and 2 Mile Walk held on the morning of October, 1, 2011. Conditions were favorable for fast times as the day broke cool and overcast with light showers. Photo
GAR 2011 Photo by

Winners of the 15K Run were:

    Male Overall: Jeremy Rice 52:11
    Female Overall: Heather Parks 58:53

    Male Masters: Jason Griffith 55:56
    Female Masters: Pat Wilkerson 1:02:28

Winners of the 5K Run were:

    Male Overall: Shane May 17:43
    Female Overall: Becky Gessler 21:43

    Male Masters: Wes Boddy (3rd overall) 19:12, Reed Colfax 20:24
    Female Masters: Paula Bridges 23:40

Proceeds from this event fund the social services programs of the Cumberland YMCA.

The Great Allegany Run is the biggest event on the Queen City Striders annual events calendar and many memorable moments have been created during its thirty year history. The planning for this event is a year-long undertaking. The Striders are especially thankful to race director Dave Treber for all of the time and hard work he puts into making the GAR a successful event.

There are many volunteers who put in a lot time and effort into the GAR - too many to list here. The GAR would not be what it is without these willing individuals.

Thanks and congratulations to all who participated and volunteered. It is all of you who are the "great" in the Great Allegany Run.