Runners compete in the Hunter Ice Festival Frigid 5K Saturday. (Daily News Photo/AARON MUELLER)

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Kowalski wins Frigid 5K

Published 7:19pm Monday, January 16, 2012

Justin Kowalski, winner of three consecutive Steve’s Run titles, added the Hunter Ice Festival Frigid 5K to his resume Saturday.

Kowalski easily outdistanced the field as he posted a time of 17:48. Paul Johnson was second with an 18:24 and Elliott Stowe third with an 18:34.

Andrea Hutchins finished second overall once again with a time of 19:54. Alison Nesbitt was the second female finisher with a clocking of 20:27 and Lisa Altman third with a 23:07.

Michelle Brestelli led the walkers with a time of 40:14. Pennie Butterworth and Sheryl Blake were next across the finish line with time of 44:34 and 44:37 respectively.

Frigid 5K

Female Top 10

1. Andrea Hutchins 19:54, 2. Alison Nesbitt 20:27, 3. Lisa Altman 23:07, 4. Susanna Maines 23:24, 5. Liesl Muehlhanser 23:59, 6. Sheri Harrell 24:48, 7. Page Eisbrenner 24:56, 8. Robyn Peterson 25:20, 9. Jean Storm 25:31, 10. Renee Bays 25:39

Male Top 10

1. Justin Kowalski 17:48, 2. Paul Johnson 18:24, 3. Elliott Stowe 18:34, 4. Joshua Scott 19:25, 5. James Bradshaw 19:35, 6. Michael O’Hearn 20:10, 7. Cornelius Griggs 20:24, 8. Michael Mosher 20:31, 9. Jason Messner 20:55, 10. Sam VandenHeede 21:07

Walkers

1. Michelle Brestelli 40:14 2 Pennie Butterworth 44:34, 3. Sheryl Blake 44:37, 4 Christy Huisjen 46:53, 5. Susan Wilson 50:12, 6. Cathy Soltys 50:13, 7. Nicholas Hogue 50:57, 8. Allison Deeb 53:58, 9. Kati Carpenter 54:00

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