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Virginia Run Turkey Trot Raises $60,000

The 18th annual Virginia Run Turkey Trot had 2,105 finishers and raised almost $60,000 on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, in spite of the dreadful weather.

More than 1,000 males and 1,000 females ran in the race. Proceeds go to Life with Cancer, Inova Health System's non-profit program for cancer patients and their families.

The top male runner was Jeremy Falke, 20, of Ashland, Va., who finished in 15:38. The top female runner was Alisa Harvey, 41, of Manassas who finished in 17:52.

Locally, the top three males from Virginia Run were: Matthew Dockins, 19, who finished in 17:32; Christopher Anderson, 21, who finished in 18:48; and Curt Cimino, 17, who finished in 19:21.

The top three Virginia Run females were: Brianna Berling, 13, who finished in 23:23; Emily Horstmann, 17, who finished in 23:41; and Jackie Horstmann, 19, who finished in 23:43.

Other local males were: DJ Palmer, 21, of Chantilly, who came in sixth place with a time of 16:39; Jonathan Buckland, 18, of Centreville, who came in seventh place with a time of 16:43; and Ryan Donahue, 27, of Centreville, who came in ninth place with a time of 16:56.

For the women, Jennifer Chapman, 21, of Centreville, came in sixth place with a time of 19:18. Go to www.runwashington.com for more results.