SARATOGA SPRINGS – On Sunday, Oct. 29, 112 participants ranked in the annual Saratoga CX Classic 5K Race in Saratoga State Park. The top three overall male winners were 22-year-old Mitch Ryan from Plattsburgh, he finished in 15:26; 28-year-old Eric Macknight from Ballston Spa with a time of 15:33, Macknight took first place in last years’ race with a time of 14:57.1; and 24-year-old Jacob Andrews from Troy, Andrews also placed third last year with a final time of 15:27.4.
The top three overall female winners were 37-year-old Mollie Turner from Averill Park, Turner placed first with a time of 17:53; 30-year-old Nicole Soblosky, from Albany, placed second with a time of 18:06; and 33-year-old Karen Bertasso, from Albany, with a time of 18:14. Turner placed first last year as well.
The 2K Race crowned an overall male and female winner. Nine-year-old Gianni Simpson, of Cornwall, was the overall male winner with a time of 8:14. Eight-year-old Anna Chrapowitzky of Delmar was the female winner with a time of 8:47.
The 3K Race crowned 13-year-old Gordon Su from Delmar, who completed with a time of 11:38 and 11-year-old Rihanna Defreitas from Cornwall who completed with a time of 11:50.