Below are the award winners for the 3rd Annual Making a Difference 8K Run & 3K Run/Walk held at the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, VA on Saturday morning, November 12, 2011 The race was sponsored by Our Lady of Mount Carmel school.
Finish line and results services were provided by the Peninsula Track
Both courses started and finished at the same location on Musum Drive
near the Mariners’ Museum. The course ran towards Lion’s Bridge. 3K
runners made a turnaround while the 8K ran a loop near Country Club
Drive before returning to Lion’s Bridge and heading back to the Mariners’
Museum. Both races finished in the parking lot of the Mariners’ Museum.
The 8K course is USATF Certified VA10069RT. Both courses were run
correctly by the runners. Conditions at race time for both races were
sunny with a slight breeze; temperatures in the 40s at race time.
A total of 215 runners entered the events (down from 309 in 2010). 203
runners completed either the 3K or 8K races which were run and scored in
It should be noted that in the 3K there were age group awards only (14
and under and 15 and over) but the first 10 finishers were all under 14
Mariner’s Museum/ Pam Garrett