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5-Mile 2-Person Relay

30 teams of two runners came out to participate in the Howard County Striders 5 mile relay event at Marriotts Ridge High School Wednesday night.  Runners alternate 1/4 mile laps 10 times until five miles is reached.  Luke Janik and James Blackwood were the winners.

Volunteers:  John Bratiotis, Marc Burger. Melissa Burger, Larry Stern.

5 mile
1.  Luke Janik / James Blackwood               23:40
2.  Aaron Ellson / Mark Eagles                 25:13 
3.  Dapeng Cui / Jicheng Liu                   26:19
4.  Robert Walker / John Chall                 28:59
5.  Yuezhou Jing / Xuesong Wang                29:21
6.  Hafiz Shaikh / Greg Lepore                 29:25
7.  Steve Turner / Donnie Chapman              29:35    
8.  Kendra Smith / Lochlann Boyle              29:36
9.  Matt Bevan / Mitchell Frye                 30:35
10. Jen LeBrun / Gavin LeBrun                  31:04
11. Michelle Weaver / Faye Weaver              31:49
12. Pat Keating / Tammy Liu                    31:54
13. Kevin Hermstein / Owen Reider              32:10
14. Chris Schauerman / Dwight Mikulis          33:30
15. Nathan Pisanic / Alex Cui                  33:41     
16. Shelly Kvech / Newton McCollum             34:48
17. Luis Diaz / Daniella Diaz                  35:17
18. Aggie Wojdon / Stacey Lyons                35:33
19. Liping Xu / Hailing Zhang                  36:58
20. Emily Howe / Samantha Kieleg               37:16
21. Andrea O'Hara / Mikhail Petrovskich        37:23
22. Rene Alonso / Alyssa Mitchell              37:59
23. Amy Kvech / Heidi Kvech                    39:42
24. Yan Fiorini / Peng Zheng                   40:16
25. Melinda Krummerich / Chinenye Chyemaechi   40:56
26. Jazzy Ives / Danny Ives                    42:08
27. Arleen Dineen / Lila Ives                  49:45
28. Kelly Ulloa / Sarah Saffran                49:49
29. Qurat Mir / Rayyon Ahmed                   50:02
30. Acrez Ahmed / Lamiah Ahmed                 50:04
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Women’s Distance Festival 5K

2018 Women’s Distance Festival 5K Overall Results

2018 Women’s Distance Festival 5K Awards

2018 Women’s Distance Festival 5K Team Results

2018 Women’s Distance Festival Photos

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All Fruit Relay

11 teams with fruit themed names participated in the Howard County striders annual All-fruit relay.  Teams with 2-4 runners have to carry a fruit baton for a total of  eight miles.  Team Everything Rhymes with Orange with Stephen Senick, Greg Horning, and Scott Kavoogian were the winners.

All-Fruit Relay 
27 May 2018 
2:00PM 
Oakland Mills Middle School 
4 x 2 mile Relay

1. Everything Rhymes with Orange                        47:34
   - Stephen Senick
   - Greg Horning 
   - Scott Kavoogian

2. Mango, Womango, Mango, Mango                         50:53  
  - Adam Wytko
  - Terri Wytko
  - Dan Wytko

3. Sublime                                              57:24
  - Marsha Demaree
  - Marshall Demaree

4. Citrus got Real                                      57:59
  - John Bratiotis
  - Hafiz Shaikh
  - Julia Skinner
  - Steve Turner

5. Plum Crazy                                           59:48
  - John Chall
  - Donnie Chapman
  - Kirk Gordon
  - James Scarborough

6. When your teammate hands you lemons, Make Haste    1:02:15
  - Chad Burger
  - Chris Farmer
  - Eric Johnston
  - Marc Burger

7. Vine for Position                                  1:04:19
  - Kate Malone
  - David Ramos
  - Joe Robinson
  - Sam Ching

8. The Sourpusses                                     1:06:22
  - Alan Tominack
  - Karsten Brown

9. Appealing Sauce                                    1:06:54
  - James Blackwood
  - Ana Bobkova
  - Steve Vaughn

10. Mother of Dragons                                 1:11:23
  - Rene Alonso
  - Alyssa Mitchell
  - Megan Walker
  - Robert Walker

11. Team DFL                                          1:22:11
  - Jeanette Novak
  - Melinda Krummerich
  - Russ Owens
  - Hans Meurer
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Vernal Velocity Series Awards

29 runners came out on Mother’s Day to run the Howard County Striders spring weekly series awards race at the hilly Hammond High School 5k course. Mark Eagles and Kendra Smith were the winners.

Volunteers: John Bratiotis (race lead), Tammy Liu Hermstein, Amanda Idstein, Melinda Krummerich, Dwight Mikulis, Ethan Turner, John Way, Lincoln Wytko, Simon Wytko.

5K
1. Mark Eagles              19:21
2. Ryan Hermstein           19:55
3. Haroon Ahmad             21:12
4. John Chall               21:21
5. Dan Wytko                21:51
6. Gavin LeBrun             22:32
7. Steven Burns             22:38
8. Kendra Smith             23:21
9. Terri Wytko              23:42
10. Alan Mulindwa           24:15
11. Marc Burger             24:19
12. Robert Walker           25:01
13. Jen LeBrun              25:25
14. Linda Alms              25:42
15. Frances Haard           26:27.1
16. Tom Haard               26:27.4
17. Eric Johnston           27:11
18. James Scarborough       27:21
19. Ben Stein               28:22
20. Sydney LeBrun           28:27
21. Cindy Cohen             31:54
22. Steve Alpern            32:23
23. Chris Farmer            33:46
24. Megan Walker            35:19
25. Roger Calvert           36:37
26. Ray "gnome" O'Berg      37:40
27. Bill Stahr              42:28
28. Jeanette Novak          43:58
29. Tim Ramsey              55:19
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Vernal Velocity #5

48 runners enjoyed a pleasant spring day while participating in the Howard County striders spring weekly series race at Elkhorn/Savage trail. Ted Poulos and Kendra Smith led the 5k runners. Mark Eagles and Cindy Alms were the 10k winners.

Volunteers: Donnie Chapman (race lead), John Bratiotis, Melissa Burger, Mitchell Turner, John Way.

5k
1. Ted Poulos 21:05
2. Kendra Smith 23:01
3. Drake Genzel 25:52
4. Ed Beach 25:59
5. Larry Pike 27:57
6. Chris Farmer 28:54
7. Cindy Cohen 29:03
8. Megan Walker 29:14
9. Maggie Keating 29:58
10. Derrick Calhoun 31:43
11. Sarah Beach 32:24
12. Roger Calvert 34:14
13. Bruce Shaffer 35:19
14. Amanda Idstein 35:51
15. Grant Sokol 36:47
16. Richard Sokol 37:08
17. Bill Keating 39:37
18. Jeanette Novak 46:01
19. Christopher Blackwood 49:25.0
20. Anastasiya Babkova 49:25.9
21. Tim Ramsey 51:02
22. James Blackwood 51:33
23. J.P. Blackwood 51:34

10k
1. Mark Eagles 38:40
2. Rob Genzel Jr. 40:15
3. Newton McCollum 41:38
4. Steve Turner 42:38
5. Richard Aarons 43:22
6. John Chall 43:46
7. Brian Shadrick 44:30
8. Dylan Schoneweis 45:39
9. Cindy Alms 46:40
10. Steve Knoll 46:54
11. Joe Wensus 47:40
12. Terri Wytko 48:18
13. Marc Burger 51:05
14. Kirk Gordon 51:15
15. James Scarborough 51:34
16. Linda Alms 52:24
17. Eric Johnston 53:24
18. Hans Meurer 56:33
19. Mia Sokol 58:05
20. Nicole Sokol 58:55
21. Kathy Jimenez 59:08
22. Frances Haard 1:00:46
23. Tom Haard 1:00:47
24. Casey Richardson 1:04:03(ran long)
25. Bill Snelling 1:04:55

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Vernal Velocity #4

56 runners came out to the Howard County striders spring weekly series race at Swansfield Elementary.  Mark Eagles and Jennifer Moynihan were the one mile winners.  Stephen Senick and Terri Wytko led the 5k runners.
Volunteers: Bill Arbelaez (race lead), John Bratiotis, Marc Hermstein, Amanda Idstein, Hans Meurer, Leigh Schneider, Kendra Smith, Ronnie Wong.
1 mile
1. Mark Eagles                 5:02
2. Lochlann Boyle              5:54
3. Ted Poulos                  6:24
4. John Way                    6:31
5. Jennifer Moynihan           6:41
6. Josh Formwalt               6:54
7. Eric Johnston               7:03
8. Brent Kvech                 7:36
9. Henry Kvech                 8:09
10. Heidi Kvech                8:35
11. Eliana Hogan               9:46.6
12. Tasha Hogan                9:46.8
13. Simon Wytko               10:19
14. Christopher Blackwood     10:33
15. James Blackwood           10:34.0
16. J.P. Blackwood            10:34.3
17. Sharlene Deskins          10:35
18. Gabe Tokarsky             11:09
19. Teddy Tokarsky            11:14.5
20. Greg Tokarsky             11:14.9
21. Lincoln Wytko             12:01.1
22. Adam Wytko                12:01.6
23. Arleen Dineen             13:01
24. Jeanette Novak            13:13
25. Melissa Burger            14:47
26. Tim Ramsey                15:32
27. Lindsay Dusenbery         15:34
28. Alexandria Storch         15:41.2
29. Mark Storch               15:41.9
30. Marty Niland              18:47
5k
1. Stephen Senick             19:32
2. Jeremy Rea                 19:43
3. Gregg Ford                 21:21
4. Evan Calvert               21:33
5. Casey Richardson           21:38
6. Dylan Schoneweis           22:16
7. Chad Burger                22:24
8. Adam Lowe                  23:30
9. Terri Wytko                25:11
10. Alan Mulindwa             25:46
11. Chris Farmer              26:02
12. Marc Burger               26:12
13. Emily Howe                28:29
14. Mary Niland               28:39
15. Derrick Calhoun           32:19
16. Cindy Cohen               33:39
17. Tegest Johnson            34:21
18. Megan Walker              34:35
19. Robert Walker             34:41
20. Bruce Shaffer             36:10
21. Ray "gnome" Oberg         36:43
22. Roger Calvert             36:53
23. Lillian Barone            42:12
24. Ben Barone                42:14
25. Kaylee Beal               42:17
26. Amanda Beal               42:18

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Vernal Velocity #3

48 runners came out the Howard County striders weekly race at Longfellow Elementary School. Mark Eagles and Roswitha Otazo were the two mile winners. Stephen Senick and Kendra Smith paced the 10k runners. Mark Landree and Linda Alms won the 15k race.

Volunteers: John Bratiotis (race lead), Alyssa Burger, Melissa Burger, Sharlene Deskins, Eric Johnston.

2 mile
1. Mark Eagles               11:30
2. Evan Calvert              13:00
3. Marc Hermstein            13:10
4. Ted Poulos                13:55
5. Dan Laukzemis             14:17
6. Fritz Orlofsky            14:50
7. Greg Orlofsky             15:05
8. Aaron Westcott            15:45
9. Josh Formwalt             15:56
10. Roswitha Otazo           16:17
11. Marcos Otazo             16:19
12. Tammy Liu                17:35
13. Samantha Otazo           20:59
14. Roger Calvert            22:05
15. William Kamenoff         23:01
16. Amanda Idstein           23:06
17. Veronica Galindo         27:07
18. Victoria Otazo           27:44
19. Christopher Blackwood    27:45
20. J.P. Blackwood           27:50
21. James Blackwood          27:51
22. Jeanette Novak           29:51
10k
1. Stephen Senick    38:46
2. Gregg Ford        43:17
3. Kendra Smith      47:32
4. Dwight Mikulis    50:21
5. Amanda An         50:22
6. Chris Farmer      53:38
7. Marc Burger       55:39
8. Cindy Cohen       1:27.30
9. Patty Alvarez     1:27:35
15k
1. Mark Landree          1:01:01
2. Karsten Brown         1:02:58
3. Steve Bohse           1:04:52
4. Brian Shadrick        1:05:20
5. John Chall            1:06;18
6. Casey Richardson      1:07:55
7. Michael Bohse         1:08:00
8. Dylan Schoneweis      1:11:37
9. Steve Knoll           1:12:29
10. Chad Burger          1:12:48
11. Richard Aarons       1:15:00
12. John Way             1:15:18
13. James Scarborough    1:22:28
14. Hans Meurer          1:29:47(ran long)
15. Linda Alms           1:33:09
16. Mary Niland          1:33:16
17. Emily Murphy         1:38:59 
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Vernal Velocity #2

53 runners enjoyed a sunny day while running the Howard County Striders weekly series race on a new course at Mt Hebron High School.  Mark Eagles and Roswitha Otazo led the 2 milers.  Mark Landree and Kendra Smith were the 5 mile winners.

Race Lead: Mark Hermstein

Volunteers: John Bratiotis, Melissa Burger, Tammy Liu Hermstein, Hans Meurer

2 mile
1. Mark Eagles                11:25
2. James Blackwood            12:40
3. Kevin Hermstein            14:16
4. John Way                   14:24
5. Harry Rowell               14:35
6. Ted Poulos                 15:47
7. Josh Formwalt              16:10
8. Roswitha Otazo             16:50
9. Marcos Otazo               17:08
10. Cindy Cohen               17:49
11. Samantha Otazo            19:06
12. Megan Walker              19:08
13. Anaya Calhoun             19:42
14. Brandon McMillen          19:46
15. Derrick Calhoun           19:47
16. Melinda Krummerich        22:02
17. Bruce Shaffer             22:30
18. Roger Calvert             23:10
19. Sharlene Deskins          23:39
20. Jeanette Novak            27:54
21. Victoria Otazo            28:13.3
22. Veronica Galindo          28:13.8
23. Denise Hyde               30:22
24. Cindy McMillen            30:49

 

5mile
1. Mark Landree               31:07
2. Stephen Senick             31:53
3. Ryan Hermstein             32:09
4. Steve Bohse                34:12
5. Karsten Brown              35:23
6. John Chall                 35:51
7. Mike Bohse                 36:01
8. Casey Richardson           36:57
9. Richard Aarons             37:12
10. Chad Burger               37:53
11. Kendra Smith              38:11
12. Joseph Wensus             39:33
13. Bromley Lowe              40:19
14. Terri Wytko               41:05
15. Cary Jacobson             43:28
16. James Scarborough         43:40
17. Eric Johnston             44:02
18. Robert Walker             44:55
19. Marc Burger               45:24
20. Frances Haard             45:28.0
21. Tom Haard                 45:28.4
22. Amanda An                 45:56
23. Marsha Demaree            45:58
24. Mary Niland               46:12
25. Linda Alms                46:28
26. Bill Snelling             50:50
27. Myron Burgman             52:37
28. Ronald Schmidt            53:37
29. Emily Murphy            1:03:57