6 divisions boast repeat winners during DONNA Marathon Weekend

Ponte Vedra residents win Ultra 110 marathon, women’s Booby Trap Challenge marathon and men’s Adaptive Sports 5K

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The 13th DONNA Marathon Weekend concluded Feb. 9, with nearly 7,000 runners from all 50 states and 12 countries participating in multiple competitive race events.

This year’s race weekend, which took runners through a reimagined course for a second year in a row, saw repeat victories for six of the 2019 champions (noted with asterisks below):

Ultra 110 marathon winner: Dave Krupski of Ponte Vedra (13:24:40)

Men’s marathon winner: Robert Rankin of Kingsland, Georgia (2:59:02)

*Women’s marathon winner: Meaghan Murray of Baltimore (3:07:04)

*Men’s half-marathon winner: Christopher McCaffrey of Jacksonville (1:11:52)

*Women’s half-marathon winner: Alli Gregg of Jacksonville (1:18:06)

Survivor marathon winner: Yami Hu of Edgewater (3:48:57)

*Survivor half-marathon winner: Catherine Martin of Gainesville (1:39:44)

The 2020 weekend also saw the return of the half-marathon relay. This year’s winners were:

First place: D2k D2K (David Farraday, Kelsey Hearn and Devon Scheible) with a time of 1:27:47

Second place: Stackhouse Fitness/The CSI Companies (Junior Johnson, Krista Roehlig and Holly Sanford) with a time of 1:29:51

Third place: Team Tonedawg (led by David Csikai) with a time of 1:32:39

DONNA Marathon Weekend races extended through several First Coast communities, including Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, Jacksonville Beach and Ponte Vedra Beach.

“Our friends and neighbors in the Beaches communities once again rolled out the pink carpet for an incredible celebration of survivorship,” said Amanda Napolitano, executive director of The DONNA Foundation. “We are grateful to every spectator, business and community group that cheered our runners along the course.”

The winners for the sold-out 2020 DONNA 5K, presented by AXA and Jaguars Foundation on Saturday, Feb. 8, were as follows:

Men’s 5K winner: Wilson Haynes of Jacksonville (16:13)

*Women’s 5K winner: Carley Glasser of Jacksonville (19:14)

Overall 5K survivor winner: Frances Acosta of Vidalia, Georgia (26:22)

The winners for the 2020 Masters, Booby Trap Challenge and Adaptive Sports divisions were as follows:

Masters men’s marathon winner: Mark Gannon of Jacksonville (3:06:24)

Masters women’s marathon winner: Mary Davidson of Ninety Six, South Carolina (3:27:39)

*Masters men’s half-marathon winner: Jeff Provenzano of Jacksonville (1:21:07)

Masters women’s half-marathon winner: Jolene Young of Jacksonville Beach (1:25:29)

Booby Trap Challenge men’s marathon winner: Michael Fitzsimmons of Jacksonville (4:03:10.1)

Booby Trap Challenge women’s marathon winner: Mary Claire Hopkins of Ponte Vedra (4:00:59.7)

Booby Trap Challenge men’s half-marathon winner: Bryan Drill of Jacksonville (1:59:54.6)

Booby Trap Challenge women’s half-marathon winner: Beth Boyer of Jacksonville Beach (1:59:49.2)

Adaptive Sports men’s 5K winner: Tim Houston of Ponte Vedra Beach (21:59)

Adaptive Sports women’s 5K winner: Sarah Williford of Jacksonville (28:34)

Adaptive Sports women’s marathon push rim winner: Sarah Williford of Jacksonville (2:17:11)

Men’s marathon hand crank winner: Nick Navarro of Jacksonville (1:41:58)

Women’s marathon hand crank winner: Shauna Hicks of Jacksonville (2:41:42)

“This year’s DONNA Marathon Weekend was a celebration of survivorship, hope and the idea that together, we can all achieve more than we ever thought possible,” said Donna Deegan, founder of The DONNA Foundation. “When you run with purpose, every step is symbolic of something bigger than yourself. I am grateful to the thousands of participants, volunteers, neighbors, spectators and sponsors who have joined us in the journey to finish breast cancer — because the only way we’ll cross the finish line is together.”

The 14th annual DONNA Marathon Weekend is set for Feb. 12-14, 2021.

 

Photos provided by DONNA Marathon

 

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