Steve Esposito, age 28, was the first male runner to cross the finish line Saturday in Susquehanna’s Hometown Days 5K Run/Walk. Esposito finished with a time of 16:16.6.
He was followed by 17-year-old Peyton Jones at 16:31.2. Daniel Adrion (17.09.0), Kevin Heeman (17:26.3), and Jeffrey Rood (17:40.1) rounded out the top five male entrants.
Bethany Brown, age 23, was the top female runner, crossing the line at 19:15.7. She was followed by Kathleen Grausbruber (19:28.5), Keri Jones (21:07.2), Elizabeth Schaefer (22.18.8), and Michelle Burke (23:03.1).
At age 81, Patrick Skelly was the oldest race participant and finished with a time of 1:13:01.5.
The top male and female runners each received prizes in the amount of $200. A special prize was awarded to the top runner with a dog. Bluestone rail car trophies were handed out to winners in 18 race categories.