Stubblefield, Beagle lead area runners at Springfield Turkey Trot
A total of 32 area runners joined the throng of thousands at Springfield on Thanksgiving for the 19th annual Turkey Trot.
Over 6,000 participants braved the 25-degree weather for the 5K jaunt through the streets of downtown Springfield and the Missouri State University campus. Sponsored by the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, the race has the distinction of being the largest 5K race in the state of Missouri.
This year's overall champion was Springfield's Chris Mooneyham, who posted a winning time of 15:41.49.
The top female runner and 23rd overall was Kimi Reed, of Brookline, with a time of 17:36.64.
The men's Master's champion was Justin Adams, of Dadeville, who placed 14th overall in 16:59.55. Rosie Laughlin, of Springfield, was the female Master's winner, running 21:20.78 while finishing 143rd in the field.
Lee Stubblefield, of Cassville, was the area's top finisher, taking second in the men's 55-59 age group and 121st overall in 21:00.61. Courtney Beagle, of Cassville, led the area women, finishing 499th in 24:43.75.
Sue Childress, of Monett, placed second in the women's 75-79 age group with a time of 51:57.34.
Area finishers by place, name, location, age group, and time:
121. Lee Stubblefield, Cassville, 21:00.61.
499. Courtney Beagle, Cassville, 24:43.75.
729. Erin Hunt Monett, 26:12.10.
730. Jason Hunt, Monett, 26:12.62.
793. Josie Stubblefield, Cassville, 26:34.86.
1044. Amber Holman, Monett, 27:50.42.
1087. Ron Stockton, Jenkins, 28:00.59.
1423. Allison Hubbard, Monett, 29:30.08.
1521. Cody Hall, Purdy, 29:59.49.
1931. Amanda Wright, Washburn, 31:24.75.
1988. Rick Wright, Washburn, 31:38.25.
2332. Kim Lines, Monett, 33:05.04.
2523. Cynthia Martin, Monett, 34:00.10.
2527. Hannah Martin, Monett, 34:00.42.
3215. Larry Williams, Monett, 38:13.62.
3344. Kathy Stockton, Jenkins, 38:59.76.
3349. Jared Childress, Monett, 39:01.25.
3489. Greg Martin, Monett, 40:04.23.
3620. Lauren Jenkins, Monett, 40:58.22.
3624. Landon Jenkins, Monett, 40:58.74.
3625. Lane Jenkins, Monett, 40:58.90.
4083. David Cantrell, Eagle Rock, 45:04.36.
4099. Alan Hubbard, Monett, 45:15.13.
4235. Bailey Saffold, Eagle Rock, 46:36.55.
4238. Jennifer Cantrell, Eagle Rock, 46:37.30.
4313. Deanna Kennedy, Monett, 47:18.50.
4603. Liesel Hill, Cassville, 50:11.92.
4816. Sue Childress, Monett, 51:57.34.
4817. Emily Bossert, Monett, 51:57.90.
4823. Mendy Hubbard, Monett, 51:58.91.
6193. Mary Richmiller, Cassville, 1:06:59.76.
6231.Donny Conway, Monett, 1:09:28.20.