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Prize Winners for Greenbelt's Virtual Run for Open Space, July 31-Aug. 9, 2020
Fastest 5k and 10k runs - 5k (3.1 mi) Jerry Fallon; 10k (6.2 mi) Andrew Szendey - a couple other people submitted very fast times too, but for only 3.01 and 6.02 miles! Just
Muddiest running shoes - Not much mud out there for runners, but some of our dog contestants will take this prize! Holly Langer and Mary Ellen Kelly had some muddy, happy
pups at the end of their adventure!
Best dog running buddy - Summer Francis and her two pups, Cannon and Hazel!
Most creative GPS track - Sally Fowler with hearts all over Cox Reservation! Runners up: Stephanie Cornelio with the continent of Europe at Julia Bird Reservation; and Jenn
& Tom DeLorenzo with "Peace" written on the Donovan trail!
Most miles on a single run - Michael Dietze, 20 miles
Most miles logged from 7/31 - 8/9 - Dave Dunham, 110.61 miles!! Dave's daily updates were astonishing!
Most Greenbelt properties tagged in a single run - Doug DeAngelis (25) (and Dave Dunham, but he can't win EVERY category!)
More 2020 Prize Winners
Most Greenbelt properties tagged from 7/31 - 8/9 - Dave Dunham (91 properties!!!); Runners up: Maureen Farren and Judy Graham-Garcia!
Youngest participant(s) - Lydia R. and her puppy!
Oldest participant - Dick Snellgrove
Most "baggage" (strollers, backpacks, etc - be creative!) - Lucy Sinclair, 50 pounds of trail croo supplies!
Most Greenbelt gear worn - Jennifer O'Neil - we especially liked the double hats!
Most creative outfit - No entries! So we are switching this to most enthusiasm in a photo! This goes to Marielle Yost and Christina Kalinowsky
Most scenic route - Maureen Farren at Jennie Lagoulis Reservation full of wildflowers!
Most elevation gain - Kent Sinclair for his hike in the Pemigewasset Wilderness!
Most interesting nature find - Rachel Baccile for her bunny friend!
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