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Chase Your Shadow runners race to finish

2/7/2013 - South Side Leader
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By Maria Lindsay

Photos: Lew Stamp
NEW FRANKLIN — The Chase Your Shadow 5K Run/Walk attracted more than 160 runners, as well as many walkers for the fourth annual fundraising event that took place Feb. 2 at Portage Lake State Park.

The runners are shown at right top as they begin the race.

According to the event website, the top overall female in the race was Sabrina Donatelli, 35, of New Franklin, with a time of 20 minutes and 27 seconds, followed by Megan Deichler, 28, with a time of 22:43.

The top overall male runner was Curt Bachus, 47, of Akron, with a time of 18:23, followed by Brian Bernard, 27, of Akron, with a time of 18:51.

Bachus, who finished in first place for the fourth time, is pictured at right middle, as he heads into the final leg of the race.

Shown at right bottom, from left, are Deichler, Donatelli, Bachus and Bernard.

For complete event results, visit www.friendsofportagelakes.org.

— By Maria Lindsay

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