Running: Turner wins 5K Memorial Saturday

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By The Staff

Sandy Turner was the top overall finisher at Saturday’s Jerry Bower 2009 5K Memorial Run.

Saturday’s run was held in conjunction with the Memory Walk. Both events were held to benefit the New Mexico Alzheimer’s Association.

Turner won the overall title at the run with her time of 24 minutes, 19 seconds. Behind her was the top men’s finisher at the event, Bill Pyle, who clocked a 26:51.

Event organizers wished to thank the volunteers who helped organize the Memorial Run, including Rene LeClaire, who was in charge of calculating the overall results.

Here are the overall division winners from Saturday’s Jerry Bower 2009 5K Memorial Run:

Men, 19 and under

Erik Edelmann, 44:03

Women, 30-39

Cuihuan Wang, 30:10

Women, 40-49

Sandy Turner, 24:19

Men, 40-49

Bill Pyle, 26:51

Women, 60-69

Kathleen Johnson, 35:10

Men, 60-69

Bruce Cromer, 32:54

Women, 70-79

Inez Ross, 46:14

Men, 70-79

Aaron Goldman, 36:52