Warren's Manley races to victory in Cider Run
Justin Manley of Warren is congratulated by volunteer Kirby Mullen of Warren after receiving the first-place award he earned for winning the Cider Run on Saturday. John McKenna photos
Justin Manley of Warren was the winner of the 10th annual Cider Run 5K in Warren on Saturday.
The 3.1-mile race started and finished at Warren Woods. Manley's time was 20:55. Stephen Rice of Monroe was second in 21:20 and Bill Mansfield of Warren was third in 21:46.
On the women's side, Jenna Rice of Monroe was first in 22:04, good for fifth place overall. Sherri Odell of Litchfield was next, in sixth place in 22:24. The first female finisher from Warren was Charlie Brodhead, who was 10th in 24:51.
Dan Dacey of Warren's Parks and Recreation Commission directed the race and had help from several volunteers, including Kirby Mullen and Carla Hooper. Sponsoring the race with parks and recreation was the Warren Land Trust.
Proceeds benefit parks and recreation's scholarship fund.
Runners, above and below, depart Warren Woods in starting the race.
Jenna Rice of Monroe was the first female finisher.
Sherri Odell of Litchfield was the runner up female.
Bill Mansfield of Warren was third.
Bella Dinicola of Warren crosses the finish line.
Natalie Wayland-Smith of Warren finishes strong.
Julia Fischer of Warren completes her race.
Celebrating finishing the race are, from left, Bella Dinicola, Natalie Wayland-Smith, Julia Fischer, Abby Wayland-Smith and Charlie Brodhead.
Warren Land Trust President Rebecca Neary, left, winner of the female 50-59 age group, and Kirby Mullen.
Dan Dacey of the Parks and Recreation Commission directed the race.