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Allegany Arc’s Community 5k Results

Allegany Arc is excited to announce the winners from their Sixth Annual Community 5K Run/Walk which was held in Honor of Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

The Overall Male winner was Ryley McKnight and the Overall Female Winner was Stephanie Presutti-Kubiak.  Ryley McKnight was the 14 and under winner for male runners. For the 15 – 29 age categories, Benjamin Seigel was the top male runner and Melissa Felanelys was the top female runner. Dean McKnight was the male winner for the 30 to 49 category for runners and Stephanie Presutti-Kubiak was the female winner for the same category. Chris Koehler and Corinna McKnight were the winners for their respective categories for age 50 and over.

Hailey Lanphier was the 14 and under winner for female walkers. For the 15 – 29 age categories, John Finch Jr. was the top male walker and Megan Mack was the top female walker.  Brian Hunt was the male winner for the 30 to 49 category for walkers and Jenny Vineyard was the female winner for walkers. Larry Haxton and Kathy Newton were the winners for their respective categories for age 50 and over for walkers.

The top male and female walkers for the “I Am Able” Category were Dan Coats and Teila Cole.

Sponsors for this year’s event include: Relph Benefit Advisors, Upstate Pharmacy, Otis Eastern, BlueCross/Blue Shield of WNY, Valic, PM Research, NY Land/Home Quest – Licensed Relator Girard Kelly (585-466-3446 Angelica, NY), Wellsville Country Club, Bolivar Spirts & Wine, Crafts By Janet, First Citizens Community Bank, AdvoCare (Brian & Heather Perkins Distributers), Affordable Automotive, Park Plaza Liquors, Spinelli’s Taxidermy, Texas Hot, Rub-A-Dub Coin Laundry, Tops Friendly Markets and Save-A-Lot.

Heather Perkins, Event Chairperson, said “We are so thankful for the amazing amount of support we have received from not only sponsors for the event but also people who participated and volunteered to make the event a success.”

Proceeds from the Community 5K Run/Walk benefit Allegany Arc’s Witkowski Development Project. The Witkowski Development Project located at 2718 Andover Road in Wellsville will be an inclusive outdoor recreation center for individuals served by Allegany Arc.

Heather Perkins added “We are thrilled with how well our Sixth Annual Community 5K Run/Walk went. We were honored to hold it on Armed Forces Day to reflect our gratitude to all the brave men and women who serve our country on a daily basis. We are already looking ahead on ways enhance next year’s event.”

Visit www.facebook.com/AlleganyArc for pictures from the day’s events.

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