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Redtfeldt kick to Pioneer win

Chris Redtfeldt outdueled James Burton of Grants Pass to win the PioneerRoad Run 9-mile race Saturday.

The 24-year-old Medford resident posted a winning time of 54 minutes,12 seconds on the course that started and ended at Phoenix High School.Burton, 44, came in second with a mark of 56:47.

In the 5K event, Englishman Chris Cook, who now resides in Portland,was the winner. Cook, 29, had a time of 15:35. Max King, 17, of CentralPoint, took second at 16:05.

King along with Becca Straw of Grants Pass were recipients of the LanceTooke Memorial Trophy, which is presented to the top high school male andfemale finishers.

Tooke, an outstanding runner for South Medford High, was killed in acar accident in 1994.

The Pioneer Road Run is the oldest in Southern Oregon. It was begun in1971. This year's field consisted of 65 runners in the 9-mile race and 88in the 5K.

9-MILE RACE

TOP 25 FINISHERS -- 1, Chris Redtfeldt, 24, 54:12; 2, James Burton, 44,56:47; 3, Mike Miller, 51, 57:19; 4, Bryon Evans, 44, 57:36; 5, Tim Rose,46, 57:52; 6, Bonnie Havens, 31, 58:11; 7, Tony Osa, 44, 58:18; 8, RobertSterling, 41, 1:00.01; 9, Jim Cruickshank, 54, 1:00.23; 10, Ben Benjamin,50, 1:00.38; 11, Jill Salmon, 18, 1:01.12; 12, Tom Burnham, 60, 1:01.18;13, Robert Bain, 29, 1:01.47; 14, Richard Divita, 55, 1:01.51; 15, LeslieKeiser, 41, 1:02.03; 16, Becky Reitinger, 40, 1:02.28; 17, Tim Gerking,48, 1:02.31; 18, Brian Mladenich, 34, 1:03.08; 19, Robbin Lacy, 47, 1:03.23;20, Jeanne Lansing, 38, 1:03.33; 21, Richard Kehr, 43, 1:04.04; 22, PhilipErath, 63, 1:04.15; 23, Dan Alexander, 42, 1:05.08; 24, John Sammelson,47, 1:05.17; 25, Tim Nash, 33, 1:05.48.

5K RACE

TOP 25 FINISHERS -- 1, Chris Cook, 29, 15:35; 2, Max King, 17, 16:05;3, Robert Julian, 29, 16:23; 4, Richard Girvan, 21, 16:49; 5, Matt Caywood,19, 16:58; 6, Ean Lensch, 25, 17:19; 7, Larry Pine, 45, 17:29; 8, TrevorCooledge, 14, 17:34; 9, Cesar Flores, 16, 17:39; 10, Robbie Nutter, 15,17:46; 11, Stan Goodell, 44, 17:47; 12, Warren Clarida, 15, 17:56; 13, ArtCoolidge, 51, 18:24; 14, Charles Hodge, 46, 18:40; 15, Clayton Gillette,41, 18:49; 16, Ryan Hayes, 16, 19:02; 17, Mana Martin, 15, 19:12; 18, CarlSniffen, 45, 19:13; 19, Nate Hoxmeier, 13, 19:17; 20, Jonas Barleen, 18,19:31; 21, David Partridge, 46, 19:39; 22, Tom Carlton, 36, 19:41; 23, BeccaStraw, 18, 20:03; 24, Jon Schneider, 41, 20:14; 25, Alanna Steinert, 15,20:14.

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