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Event Logo 2010 USATF Niagara 8 km Championships
Thursday, November 25, 2010 - Thursday, November 25, 2010
Part of the Rochester Thanksgiving Day 8 km Run
Rochester, NY

November 25th - Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, 370 registered participants signed up for the 1st Annual Rochester Thanksgiving Day 8 km Run & Walk.  Not bad numbers for a first year event.  Participants were real happy to be inside the warm Blue Cross Arena prior to the start because of the cold weather.  Parking was plentiful in the nearby Festival Parking Lot.  Short waits for those registering.  Ample food was available after the race provided by Tops Friendly Markets.  Thank you to Medved Running & Walking provided awards for age group winners.

Kyle Heath of Syracuse was the men overall winner and USATF Niagara Champion by running 24:54 and Trisha Byler of Rochester, was overall woman's winner and crowned USATF Niagara Champion and placed 10th overall in new career best time of of 29:19.  

Jim Derick of Big Flats won the overall Masters competition and added a new USATF Niagara Championship to his outstanding year of running and placed 2nd overall in 26:44 and Beth DeCiantas of Rochester  was the Masters USATF Niagara Champ running 32:09.