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Runner of the Year Standings

   Nothing like having work to do after a vacation. Here are the men's overall standings in The Buffalo News Runner of the Year competition:

   Dan Giza, Lancaster 30; David Keenan, Tonawanda 19; Anthony Cinotti, Akron 16; Josh Demars, Buffalo 15; Ben Hahn, Edinboro, Pa. 12; Jon French, North Tonawanda 12; Chris Walters, Tonawanda 12; Dave Bradshaw, Macedon 9; Derrick Jones, Henrietta 8; Jonathan McDonald, Clifton Park 8; Mike Heitzenrater, East Amherst 8; Varsilis Kariolis, Buffalo 8.

   Here are the women's leaders:

   Jennifer Koeppel-Acker, Cheektowaga 32; Maura Frauehofer, Williamsville 21; Allison Carr, West Seneca 20; Melinda Schwartz, Buffalo 16; Michelle Fox, Cheektowaga 11; Susan Ballard, East Amherst 10; Meghan Nolan, Williamsville 9; Jenna Ortman, Williamsville 9; Jennifer Porter, Buffalo 9; Three tied at 7.

   Let's move on to the women's age-group leaders: 

   20-24: Maura Frauenhofer, Williamsville 6; Jenna Ortman, Williamsville 3; Kathryn McMahon,
Amherst 3. 25-29: Jennifer Koeppel-Acker, Cheektowaga 9; Michelle Fox, Cheektowaga 4; Nora Langer,
Buffalo 2; Aileen Hoak, Buffalo 2; Christina Smith, Rochester 2; Patricia Betcher, Buffalo 2. 30-34: Allison Carr, West Seneca 6; Melinda Schwartz, Buffalo 5; Christine Couvutsakis, Buffalo 4. 35-39: Jennifer Porter, Buffalo 10; Lisa Donlon, Buffalo 4; Rebecca Duberry, Rochester 3; Patricia Hilbert, Kenmore 3.    40-44: Kelly Ball, Buffalo 3; Elizabeth Randell, Buffalo 3; Kathy Brodfeuhrer, West Seneca 3; Kathy Reynolds, Amherst 3. 45-49: Susan Ballard, East Amherst 11; Laurie McGorry, Hamburg 3; Darlene Schweikert, Springville 3. 50-54: Linda Haas, Clarence 7; Carolyn Corgel, Springville 6; Mary Stefano, East Amherst 3; Stephanie Spritzer, Williamsville 3. 55-59: Diane Donnelly, Buffalo 8; Nancy Morrison, East Amherst 5; Lynette Bickham, Grimsby ON 3. 60-64: Bridget Pawelczak, Alden 11; Barbara Sauer, Buffalo 4; Patricia Kunselman, Springville 3. 65-69: Christa Maier, Williamsville 6; Tina De Geus, Toronto 3; Sister Gerry Murray, Lackawanna 3; Sandra Williams, East Amherst 3. 70-74: Helen Botti, Kenmore 12; Fran Rowe, Niagara Falls 3; Patricia Scheiber, Rochester 2. 75-79: Edna Hyer, South Wales 9; Sheila Scandurra, Amherst 4; Marianne Maynard, East Amherst 1; Maureen Gerevics, Buffalo 1.

   And finally, the men:

   20-24: Dan Giza, Lancaster 8, Josh Demars, Buffalo 4, Chris Walters, Tonawanda 3, Ben Hahn, Edinboro 3. 25-29: David Keenan, Tonawanda 9; Jon French, North Tonawanda 3; Brian Schneider,
Amherst 3. 30-34: Mike Heitzenrater, East Amherst 5; Derek Dunstan, Niagara Falls 5; Mark Cinotti, Akron 4. 35-39: Anthony Cinotti, Akron 11; Derrick Jones, Henrietta 3; Kevin Maley, 3. 40-44: Perry Goodwin, St. Catharines 6; Mariusz Klimczuk, Jamestown 3; Mike O'Donovan, Tonawanda 3; Trey Gardner, Buffalo 3. 45-49: Scott Lockhart, Niagara Falls ON 5; Patrick O'Connor, East Aurora 3; Jim Jones, Welland ON 3; Henri Kursten, Lockport 3. 50-54: Joe Campbell, Silver Creek 6; Daniel Gemmer, North Tonawanda 3; Guy George, Amherst 3. 55-59: Ted Paget, Niagara Falls, Ont. 9; Mark Morgan, Hamburg 5; Thomas Bakula, North Tonawanda 5. 60-64: Tony Gingello, Rochester 11; Paul Duttge, West Seneca 5; Dennis Sears, Cheektowaga 3. 65-69: Kenneth Gordon, Derby 7; David Sheridan, Hamilton, Ont. 6; Jerry Bergman, East Amherst 6. 70-74: Sal Lamastra, Eden 9; Bill Steffenhagen, Franklinville 7; Patrick Delaney, Depew 3. 75-79: Carl Pegels, Buffalo 7; Dan De Lyon, Cambridge ON 3; Ed Whitlock, Milton ON 3; Jack Matheson, Niagara Falls 3. 80-84: Richard Sullivan, Buffalo 8; Jerry Magoffin, Amherst 3; Jerry Rivard, Amherst 1. 85-89: Al Riester, Williamsville 8; Joe Illuzzi, Cheektowaga 4. 90-plus:  Henry Sypniewski, Cheektowaga 9.

   One last note about the series: The Checkers Mile has been moved to Thursday, August 12, due to a scheduling conflict.

   Elsewhere, Carl Pegels has written an article about semi-local marathons. You can find it on the buffalorunners.com site here.

--- Budd Bailey

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