Joplin, MO (ActNow) - The Blue Moon 5K & 10K run was held Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 8:15 at the Frisco Greenway South Trailhead in Joplin, MO. There was a great turn out at the event with over 250 runners. It was an evening trail run with tea candles lighting the way. There were tons of refreshments including FREE ice cream for all the runners at the finish! The Blue Moon 5K & 10K Run had 100% of proceeds go to families and/or individuals affected by cancer.
The overall winner for the male division of the 5K was Jamie Burnham from Joplin with a time of 17:53, 2nd place was Tyler Schultz of Baxter Springs, and 3rd place was Matt Bennett was Joplin. In the female division, 1st place was Celeste Graves of Joplin, with a time of 21:12, 2nd place was April Brubaker of Joplin and 3rd place was Lauren Cassidy of Columbus.
The overall winner for the male division of the 10K was Nathan Sicher with a time of 40:33, 2nd place was Brandon Smith of Neosho, and 3rd place was Uriah Allen of Carl Junction. In the female division, 1st place was Jenna Mutz of Joplin with a time of 44:57, 2nd place was Marissa Forth of Webb City, and 3rd place was Corie Hocker of Pittsburg.
Updated 8/14/2011 10:30 AM - Race Results are now available below!