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Saturday, May 1, 1999 -- Lewisburg
Greenbrier Valley Hospice 10K
Story and Photos by Marty Lamp

[Coverage] [Pic Set 1] [Pic Set 2] [Pic Set 3] [Results]

The racers' view of Tim Howard
On a beautiful spring morning, with temperatures in the 70's and the sun filling the sky, almost 70 runners decided to take to the historic streets of Lewisburg to race in the Greenbrier Valley Hospice 10K. Runners were taken out to the airport for the start, and from there they ran through the rolling hills on the outskirts of Lewisburg on their way to a finish line directly in front of the everstanding Lewis Courthouse.

Despite a nagging hamstring injury that has kept him from training as much as he would like, Tim Howard(36:54) gained a lead at about the one mile mark, and slowly increased it all the way through the finish, earning him the win.

Running the streets in Lewisburg
Within seeing distance, Jeff Morris(37:15) was right behind for an impressive second place finish, and it was Aaron Kaylor(37:54) coming in third overall, exactly one minute behind Howard.

For the women, Sharon Peake(40:38) took first place honors, and she also finished a strong seventh place overall. Liz Harrison(43:37) kept a steady pace to finish a very respectable second place in the female category, and Kristina Reickhauer(46:41) rounded out the top three women finishers overall.

After the race, pizza, pasta salads, and some of the best cole slaw in the world was served in the Lewisburg Theatre for all participants. Thanks must go out to Lee Scruggs for putting on a great race that was well organized and fun for everyone!