West Seattle 5K 2013: Fifth year for fun(draising) walk/run

May 19, 2013 at 10:12 am | In West Seattle news, West Seattle schools, WS & Sports | 3 Comments

(Photo by Debra Salazar Herbst)
Some of the runners and walkers in the fifth annual West Seattle 5K on Alki are still making their way to the finish line.

(Photo by Tracy Brigham – those are her boys in the PJs, the high-five cheering section!)
We have the official list of the top three finishers for both genders and their chip times:

Female

#858 – Kelley McKean, 35, 19:23
#617 – Adrienne Salzwedel, 29, 19:32
#937 – Roxanne Wegman, 25, 19:36

Male

#237 – Josh Fountain, 25, 16:44
#295 – Keefe Hanson, 20, 16:53
#900 – Wyatt Golding, 28, 17:00

America’s best grocery bagger, Andrew Borracchini of Metropolitan Market (WSB sponsor), was the celebrity starter – he posed for us pre-race with a celebrity WSHS alum, County Executive Dow Constantine:

ADDED SUNDAY NIGHT: More scenes from the 5K – starting with WSHS principal Ruth Medsker on the run!

We spotted her on the sidelines pre-race with some of the many WSHS students on hand, too:

As always, the West Seattle 5K was a run/walk for all ages:

Including the spectators:

And it was a race with an intense start …

… as well as some participants all but flying to the finish:

Race results are all available online, by the way – just go here.

3 Comments

  1. Uh er, are they running the wrong way?

    Comment by Cottontail — 10:45 am May 19, 2013 #

  2. no, it was out and back; sometimes referred to as a lollipop.

    Comment by fiddy — 3:24 pm May 19, 2013 #

  3. It was an out and back event. Lots of fun.

    Comment by Jeff — 3:45 pm May 19, 2013 #

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