Competitors at the IRISH I Was Faster 4K Road Race sprint away from the starting-line last Saturday in Imlay City. A total of 83 entrants completed the race.

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City’s Elliot Whitney and Jessica Denver earned the distinction of male and female pacesetter, respectively, last Saturday at the Irish I Was Faster 4K Road Race in Imlay City.

Whitney was first to finish, stopping the watch at 14:44.96.

Craig Lambourn, of Lapeer, pulled up second. He needed 15:02.2 to cover the territory.

Avoca’s Brady Vanconant, 16:02.9; Imlay City’s Andrew Allen, 17:36.58; Lapeer’s Wade Murray, 18:34.4; Capac’s D. Schlaufman, 19:24.3; Imlay City’s Paul Elwart, 19:29.96; Imlay City’s J. Allen, 20:35.5; Metamora’s Chad Blumerich, 20:39.89; and B. Brandt, hometown not available, 21:49.93; held down places three through 10 among male competitors.

Jessica Denver was the first female to finish. She accomplished the feat with a 15:23.69 time.

Jenna Denver, of Imlay City, took second with a 17:05.1 clocking.

Dryden’s Audrey Napolitano wound up third that day. She was timed in 17:50.98.

Leonard’s Julie Seprak, 18:38.87; Imlay City’s Isabella Aune, 18:45.75; Capac’s Riley Schlaufman, 20:33.78; Tana Everhart, hometown not available; 20:58.69; Almont’s Toni Thomas, 21:20.53; Farmington’s Laura Pompa, 21:22.21; and Imlay City’s Elizabeth Sliman, 21:35.61; garnered top-ten showings among females as well.

A total of 83 entrants completed the race.

Kevin Kissane

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.