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Staff Writer
Echo Pilot
Mark Eissens was the top male and overall finishers in the Martin’s Mill Bridge 5-mile Challenge.

The Martin’s Mill Covered Bridge 5-Mile Challenge 2011, held as part of the Greencastle celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, drew 69 runners Saturday, April 9.

Mark Eissens won the race in 29:12 and Dani Mason was the top female finisher in 35.17.

Other age group winners (male and female where applies) were as follows: Nate Burmeister, 44:15, 15 and under; Brandon Thrush, 29:23, 16-19; Eric Diamond, 35:06, and Jen Everetts, 49:35, 20-29; Andy Mason, 29:35, and Misty Lowman, 35:34, 30-39; Rob Hovermale, 30:19, and Tracy Baer, 47:25, 40-49; Craig Leisher, 34:58, and Margaret Horioka, 51:45, 50-59; Jim Becker, 39:07, 60-69; Bob Archibald, 51:56, 70 and over.

Overall results are as follows:

1. Mark Eissens, 30, 29.12.06; 2. Brandon Thrush, 18, 29.23.84; 3. Andy Mason, 39, 29.35.32; 4. Rob Hovermale, 47, 30.19.64; 5. Bret Mower, 40, 30.39.28; 6. Matt Elgin, 39, 30.50.01; 7. Nathan West, 33, 31.14.92; 8. Frank Lum, 46, 31.24.94; 9. Daniel Knepper, 30, 32.35.49; 10. EJ Linger, 35, 32.36.71;

11. Bill Shank, 47, 33.01.89; 12. Jamie Boward, 33, 33.17.15; 13. Eric Pittman, 44, 34.45.38; 14. Craig Leisher, 50, 34.58.79; 15. Eric Diamond, 26, 35.06.88; 16. Matt Hurley, 38, 35.09.61; 17. Dani Mason, 38, 35.17.05; 18. Jonathan Erb, 35, 35.25.01; 19. Misty Lowman, 33, 35.34.67; 20. Tyler Shelly, 17, 36.19.23;

21. Will Schoenfelder, 28, 38.23.59; 22. Don Oberholzer, 39, 39.06.22; 23. Jim Becker, 69, 39.07.10; 24. Ben Smith, 30, 39.11.31; 25. Gary Shoop, 53, 39.22.13; 26. Matthew Smith, 32, 39.32.41; 27. Mike Hyduk, 60, 40.27.66; 28. Mitch Hawbaker, 52, 41.39.02; 29. Devin McCauley, 30, 43.12.49; 30. Peter Johnson, 52, 44.05.75;

31. Nate Burmeister, 10, 44.15.28; 32. Rick Baer, 40, 44.33.59; 33. Christine Robbins, 31, 44.56.10; 34. Tom McCulloh, 58, 45.00.82; 35. John Ecton, 41, 45.08.60; 36. Ben Freeman, 11, 45.11.15; 37. James Bruckart, 54, 45.45.12; 38. Billie Jo Marker, 34, 45.53.75; 39. Mark Rodriguez, 35, 46.08.22; 40. Eric DeAngelis, 26, 46.09.06;

41. Tracy Baer, 41, 47.25.90; 42. Karen Holmes, 48, 47.53.62; 43. Jen Everetts, 29, 48.35.43; 44. Carson Burmeister, 14, 49.16.50; 45. Mary Thomas, 36, 51.21.09; 46. Kristy LaGoe, 37, 51.21.87; 47. Margaret Horioka, 55, 51.45.09; 48. Bob Archibald, 78, 51.56.83; 49. Tracy Garns, 44, 52.30.66; 50. Tania Decker, 34, 52.52.80;

51. Mike Kipe, 45, 53.21.34; 52. Gary Aurand, 30, 53.30.37; 53. Molly Smith, 45, 53.46.22; 54. John Freeman, 44, 53.47.28; 55. Molli Wright, 37, 54.05.07; 56. Denise Haley, 47, 54.17.21; 57. Jonathan Schetrompf, 48, 54.19.06; 58. Alan Peltzman, 56, 54.54.25; 59. Cherish Eby, 35, 55.58.71; 60. Nicole Winslow, 38, 56.21.16;

61. Carol Ecton, 44, 58.40.56; 62. Barbara Eadie, 49, 1.02.38.41; 63. Charlie Keefer, 7, 1.08.05.73; 64. Karen Keefer, 54, 1.08.06.73; 65. Monte Burmeister, 43, 1.08.10.58; 66. James Eadie, 55, 1.09.52.30; 67. Marcie Hawbaker, 45, 1.22.40.25; 68. Mary Frisby, 55, 1.23.41.48; 69. Christopher Frisby, 38, 1.23.42.61

Dani Mason was the top female finisher in the Martin’s Mill Bridge 5-mile Challenge.