HERKIMER, N.Y. — More than 100 area runners turned out Saturday to support people with disabilities by participating in the Herkimer Area Resource Center’s fourth annual five-kilometer Heart and Sole Awareness Run.
Austin Cady of Herkimer won the race and Cold Brook’s Tara Seigle was the top female finisher. Seigle was also the female winner of the D.A.R.E. Run in Herkimer in August when Cady was the second overall finisher.
Top male and female finishers were also recognized for several age groups:
•Age 8-10 Males — Dylan Meszler and Alan Meszler Jr.;
•Age 11-19 Females — Marisa Padula, Breanna Stiefvater and Hailey Grose;
•Age 11-19 Males — Erich Lanza, Nick Netti and Sean Turner;
•Age 20-29 Females — Kelley O’Bryan, Brittany Johannssen, and Kayleigh Riesel;
•Age 20-29 Males — Kyle Turner, Michael Polidori, and Ryan Turner;
•Age 30-39 Females — Jill Schrader, Elizabeth Mckeon and Melanie Crisino;
•Age 30-39 Males — Francis Peruzzi, Andrew Davis and Scott Thompson;
•Age 40-49 Females — Mary Wilson, Sherry Farrington and Brenda Riesel;
•Age 40-49 Males —Paul Turner, Joseph Mead and Scott Suba;
•Age 50-59 Females — Tina Lindsey, Sharon Lanza and Sue Tucker;
•Age 50-59 Males — Bill Kosina, John Stever and Gary Roback;
•Age 60 and over Females — Susan Luley, Dorothy Massinger and Dawn Zitoli; and
•Age 60 and over Males — Ray Smith, Jim Roach and Rob Ichihana.
Prizes for registered runners included four tickets to a Boston Red Sox game, gift certificates to the Waterfront Grille, Wal-Mart gift cards and Valley Cinema movie passes.