Community support is strong at Lacamas Lake half marathon
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
A total of 1,066 runners and walkers crossed the finish line at Cardon Field Sunday after circling Lacamas Lake, Round Lake and the Camas High School track at the Fit Right Northwest Half Marathon.
Trevor Palmer, a 28-year-old from Medford, Ore., captured first place out of 525 finishers with a time of 1 hour, 9 minutes and 20 seconds. Amelia Slagle, a 26-year-old from Portland, led all females with a time of 1:26:13.
Four Camas residents rounded out the women’s top 10. Samantha Andrews took third in 1:34:12, Katie Buxman clinched sixth in 1:38:55, Hillary McKinstry followed in seventh with a time of 1:40:27 and Kathy Mann was 10th in 1:41:06. Mann was also the third best female masters finisher, and Kari Hebble of Camas notched ninth with a time of 1:48:10.