Olympic Run/Walk Greek Festival New Orleans

26th Annual Greek Fest Race Results

Friday, May 22, 2009, 7:00 PM
Robert E. Lee and Wisner Blvd, New Orleans, LA
Race Director: Chuck George, New Orleans Track Club

Lafayette's Kevin Castille took both the 1 Mile and 5K overall titles and collected a total of $400 in prize money. In the 1 Mile race he set a new course record with a 4:22 clocking. He had a near 100 yard lead in the 5K and finished with a 15:20. In the women's 5K Victoria Martinez ran a fast 17:47 which was only 3 seconds off the course record. In the women's 1 Mile Championship Eva Lustigova took the overall prize with a 5:23 clocking. Despite the forecast the weather was mild with a slight headwind on the outbound legs for the approximate 1500 runners in attendance.

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5K Award Winners

Place MaleAgeTimePrize FemaleAgeTimePrize
Overall Open
1 Kevin Castille3715:20$150 Victoria Martinez2517:47$150
2 Joseph Simchumba2415:40$100 Sarah Skotty2518:14$100
3 Jake Simmons2315:53$75 Santilla Victorian3319:17$75
Overall Masters
1 Keith Balza4117:51$50 Kelly Nicholas4119:53$50
Overall Grandmasters
1 Derrick Lee5419:20$50 Margo Braud5021:25$50
Overall Seniors
1 Ken Mire6019:31$50 Gale Sheridan6030:24$50
Overall Racewalkers
1 Aaron Boudreaux5232:33$50 Ann Marie St. Claire4937:08$50

1 Mile Award Winners

Place MaleAgeTimePrize FemaleAgeTimePrize
Overall Open
1 Kevin Castille374:22$250 Eva Lustigova285:23$250
2 Adam Hoagwynd254:23$100 Kate Accardo235:58$100
3 Steele French24:27$50 Margo Braud506:15$50
Overall Masters
1 Janusz Malski475:06$50 Kathleen Welch536:37$50
Overall Grandmasters
1 Al Guevara555:57$50 Cindy Perret557:48$50

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Photos by George Waguespack. Sean Allerton finishes the 1 Mile. Richard Bouchaert finishes the 1 Mile. Eva Lustigova wins the 1 Mile. Margo Braud in the 1 Mile. Kathleen Welch in the 1 Mile. Tank and Guido finish the 1 Mile in slightly less than world record time. Rudy Smith. Fun time had by all. I won! I won! Big crowds at the 5K start. Yes... a very big crowd for 5K. Kevin Castille wins the 5K. Jake Simmons and Matt Manning, 2nd and 3rd place. Don Quintana. Victoria Martinez wins the 5K. Russ Bourgeois. Santilla Victorian. Angella Chatagnier. Pamela Wauters. Terry Puglis. Susan Manikin in a flash! Kerry Bundrick. Lee Rhodes. Brooke Baker. Kelly Nicholas and Keith Balza in the masters division. Derrick Lee and Margo Braud in the Grand masters division. Ken Mire and Gale Sheridan in the Seniors division. Aaron Boudreaux and Anne Marie St. Clair in RW division. Reginald, Steve, Jane, Del.
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Photos by George Waguespack.