Below are the award winners for the 5th Annual Tabb High School May Day 5K held on the roads adjacent to Tabb High School in York County. The race was held on Saturday morning, April 27, 2013. Proceeds support the
Tabb High School Track Team. The race was conducted by the Peninsula Track Club.Conditions at race time were perfect for running, clear and sunny with temperatures in the upper 50s and a slight breeze. The course was accuratly measured, but is not USATF certified.
298 runners entered the 5K (down from the record 309 in 2012) with 266 runners completing the course (down from 290 in 2012).
The race officiating and results were done by the Peninsula Track Club.
A fast field led the 5K runners. Winning the May Day 5K was Tabb High School Alumnus and Virginia Tech runner Will Mulherin, 23 of Yorktown, VA in a time of 15:42. Will Mulherin is a 3-time ACC Champion in the 5000m and 2-time NCAA All-American in cross country who has completed his NCAA eligibility. While slower than his top times (Will Mulherin has a 5K PR of 13:41), the time was good for a course record. Following Mulherin was Victor Fleming, 34 of Smithfield, VA with a time of 16:36. Third was
Baron Kieffer, 16 of Yorktown, VA in a time of 16:51. The fourth place male was Todd Kessler, 30 of Newport News, VA with a time of 17:18, good for 1st male, 30-34.
The women were lead by Virginia Peninsula Road Running Hall of Fame member Jennifer Quarles, 41 of Williamsburg in a time of 19:33 followed by Mercedes Castillo-D’Amico, 55 of Newport News, VA in 20:06. Laura Craig, 22 of Yorktown, VA rounded out the top three women with a time of 23:06.