Representatives from 13 different states gathered to run the 2018 Toad Suck Daze 10K/5K Run presented by Baptist Health Heart Institute.
Arkansas, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Missouri, Texas, Mississippi, Minnesota, Utah, Washington, Louisiana, Illinois and Colorado were all represented.
However, it came down to Arkansans to pass the finish line as top-three finishers for both male and female 10Ks and 5Ks.
In the 5K, Greenbrier had two representatives finish in the top three and all were teenagers.
Greenbrier’s Dominic Ward, 15, finished first overall in the 5K with a time of 17 minutes, 18.74 seconds, with a pace of 5:35 per mile.
Conway’s Brady Pascoe, 16, followed in second place with a time of 17:27.32, with a 5:38 pace.
Greenbrier’s Ian Kelly, 18, finished in third for the male division with a time of 17:41.20 with a pace of 5:41.
Greenbrier’s Presely Roberts, 13, was the first female finisher with a time of 21:01.54, with a pace of 6:47.
Conway’s Ak Harris finished second in the female division with a time of 23:01.57, with a pace of 7:25.
Little Rock’s Phoebe Sanders, 15, finished third in the female division in the 5K with a time of 24:41.00, on a 7:58 pace.
The top male finisher in the 10K was Maumelle’s Brian Sieczkowski, 39, who finished with a time of 36:02.86, on a 5:49 pace.
Vilonia’s Shane Poland, 33, finished in second in the male division and second overall with a time of 37:09.09, on a 6:00 pace.
Following Poland was Huntsville’s Dakota Fritts, 19, who finished with a time of 37:17.63. He ran at a 6:01 pace.
Searcy’s Tia Stone, 39, finished as the top female finisher in the 10K with a time of 38:51.88, at a 6:16 pace. She finished sixth overall.
Pangburn’s Natalie Ragsdale, 37, finished second in the female division and 17th overall with a time of 42:37.09, on a 6:52 pace.
Finishing in third in the female division and 23rd overall was Heber Springs’ Kelli Harris.
She finished with a time of 44:08.49, on a 7:07 pace.
The race began and ended at Conway High School.
Results of all racers can be found at http://macsrts.com/2018/toadsuckoverall.htm.