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20TH CARNIVAL MILE SETS RECORD TIME & NUMBERS

April 28, 2002 – A record number of 150 runners, joggers, walkers, and even some babies in strollers, from the age of one to 70-plus, came up Main Street at 7:30 a.m. Saturday in the St. Thomas Association of Roadrunners (STAR) 20th annual Carnival Mile.
Ruth Ann David of St. Thomas ran with the top men and posted a new women's course record of 5 minutes 33 seconds, taking 15 seconds off the previous mark of 5:48 set by sisters Ziamara and Evelise Gomez of St. Croix in 1997 and 1998, respectively. This was David's second Carnival Mile title, her previous victory coming in 2000. She was well ahead of distance specialist Kim Fitzpatrick, who finished second in 6:10.
In the men's division Maurice Kurg won in a time of 5:15, holding off Michael Hughes, who finished 3 seconds behind.
The race has changed since STAR introduced it for Carnival 1983, from a primarily adult race to one where youth outnumber all other categories. Families participate in ever increasing numbers, and schools register as groups to increase the enthusiasm and friendly competition provided by this pre-Adult Parade tradition.
Madison Van Heurck defended his last year's victory in the 12 & under age group, winning in a time of 6:06. He cut 20 seconds off his 2001 time.
Earthla Arthur, a 1995 race winner, won the women's 40-49 division.
Frank Jackson, a top finisher in the 40-49 age group during the past several years, entered the 50 & over category with a win in 6:07.
Tyfia Lee, last year's women's winner, won the 13-19 age group, and her sisters Tynequa and Tykela were 1st and 3rd respectively in the women's 12 and under category.
The race proceeds will go to the St. Thomas-St. John Chapter of the American Red Cross.
Sponsorship was provided by Seaborne Airlines with support from Powerade and Dasani Water, and awards for the winners were presented by Movado Watch Co.
MEN'S OVERALL WINNER: Maurice Kurg, 5:15.

MEN'S 12 AND UNDER
Madison Van Heurck 6:06
Clement Williams 6:26
Nick Schmidt 6:42
Shane Henry 6:44
Akim Frett 7:04
Adam Fuller 7:05
Haydn Mitchell 7:06
Makenzie Shaw 7:22
Tyler Labarrie 7:54
Rahim Benjamin 7:59
Johnny Lenahan 8:01
Brandon Thomas 8:03
Lovimiah Lavinier 8:09
Nolan Diehl 8:20
Ian Barrows 8:25
Tyler Rice 8:29
Dean Chinnery Jr. 8:43
Christos Dimopoulos 8:59
Kyle Lavinier 9:00
Nathaniel Fuller 9:03
Cullen Diehl 9:03
Andrew Casazza 9:45
Harry Lenahan 10:01
Trevor Golub 10:13
John McDonald 12:05
Armando Vargas 14:18
Brandon Wear 14:50
Daniel Qualls 14:51
Julian DeJongh 15:15
Jonathan Fuller 15:15
Tanner Glidden 15:22
Christopher Cilliers 16:20
William Golub 20:17
Jonathan Qualls 22:01

MEN'S 13-19
Henry Bell 5:31
Jimmy Marshall 5:52
Joseph Brow 6:03
Henry Alexander 6:13
Calvin Philip 6:25
David Nicholas 6:37
Kamal Russell 6:38
Amad Martin 6:51
Walter Hutchins 10:14
Duane Burley 10:20
J. P. DeJongh III 12:08

MEN'S 20-29
Dieter Oelschlager 5:47
Lucien Wallace 5:54
Isaac Aronson 5:59
Steve Dore 6:05
Andy Schiek 9:10
Chris Marshall DNF

MEN'S 30-39
Michael Hughes 5:18
Greg Bettis 5:40
Darriel "Pipe" Williams 5:53
Trip Dunville 5:59
David Jones 5:59
Angel Josiah 6:39
Roy Rogers 6:45
David Ziemer 7:09
Michael Glidden 15:39
Robert Golub 20:18

MEN'S 40-49
Maurice Kurg 5:15
Nicolas Van Heurck 6:00
Randy Shaw 6:15
Daryl Dodson 6:26
Holland Van Gores 6:29
Chris Haigh 7:08
Stuart Ketcham 7:16
Delvin Walters 7:22
Ronald Russell 7:27
Bob Schmidt 8:17
Kevin Lenahan 12:16
Celso Vargas 14:18
John DeJongh Jr. 15:15
Kevin Qualls 22:01

MEN'S 50 & OVER
Frank Jackson 6:07
Donald Pomeranz 6:46
Robert Collins 7:33
Vince Fuller 8:10
Shep Barrows 9:12
Jackson Roberts 10:54
Rhett Simmonds 15:01
Pat Bailey 15:51
WOMEN'S OVERALL WINNER: Ruth Ann David 5:33

WOMEN'S 12 & UNDER
Tyneque Lee 6:57
Shantel Williams 7:52
Tykela Lee 8:16
Taylor Davis 9:46
Roya Benjamin 10:21
Tathiana Hutchins 10:46
Julia Casazza 12:00
Francie Lenahan 12:05
Michelle Wiebracht 12:07
Rene DeJongh 12:08
Jessica Wear 13:03
Nicolle Wiebracht 13:04
Lukata Samuel 13:27
Aaliyah Lawson 14:07
WOMEN'S 13-19
Tyfia Lee 6:14
Charley Charles 6:16
Charlotte Van Heurck 7:44
Crystal Joseph 8:31
Michelle Schuler 12:39

WOMEN'S 20-29
Ruth Ann David 5:33
Kelly O'Brien 6:38
Jilma Patrick 8:20
Kathy Poterek 8:55
Judy Johns 11:35

WOMEN'S 30-39
Kimberly Fitzpatrick 6:10
Lisa Wear 6:32
Kim Engeman 6:33
Tammy Waters 7:18
Maria Van Heurck 7:48
Kim Morrissette 7:48
Sandra Odiorne 8:35
Lisa Morris 10:13
Beth Dunville 10:22
Eve Smith-Frett 10:44
Carol Mestemaker 13:29
Valencia Coumarbatch 14:07
Julie Lecuyer 14:19
Jamie Collins 14:23
Betty Jean Uzzell 16:14

WOMEN'S 40-49
Earthla Arthur 6:13
Grace Tuma 6:27
Billie Hodges 6:29
Eleanor Qualls 6:48
Denise Kurg 7:58
Ruth Baldwin 8:18
Gayle Deller 8:23
Karen Rice 8:50
Kathleen McElligott 8:52
Kathleen Morrissette 8:56
Carol Lenahan 9:01
Tanya Ward-Benjamin 9:58
Rachelle Shells 10:19
Theresa Roberts 10:54
Wendy Moraes 11:35
Carmen Schuler 12:39
Jeanne Wiebracht 13:05
Dianne Davis 13:05
Rebecca Brahm 15:16
Tammie Most 15:24
Sue Cilliers 16:21
Cecile DeJongh 17:02
Benita Martin-Samuel 17:17

WOMEN'S 50 & OVER
Cassandra Mallory 9:12
Andrea Martin 10:03
Joy Boyd 14:51
Edith Galiber 16:28
Anne Marie Kissel 17:17
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