Merlis Moeller win 14th Rabbit Ramble

Merlis, Moeller win 14th Rabbit Ramble

GUILDERLAND — The 14th Annual Rabbit Ramble Four-Mile Charity Run and Walk took place on March 22 at Guilderland High School.

Josh Merlis, 26, of Albany won the race with a time of 21:11. The top woman runner was Allison Moeller, 32, of Albany with a time of 27:15.

In the top three overall for the men were Anthony Giviano, 28, of Albany who finished in 21:19 and Matthew Haringer, 24, of Schenectady who finished third with a time of 21:30. Melissa Bredice, 19, of Colonie was the second female to cross the finish line with a time of 27:41. Kristin Olson, 38, of Vestal was third in a time of 27:57.

Age-group winners

Trey Coryell of Ravena was the top runner in the 12-and-under group. Robert Tobias was second and Nathan Feenan was third. Courtney Tedeschi of Westerlo was the top girl in the age group.

Alney Tobias of Lansingburgh was first in the 13-to-16 age group. C.J. Sousis of Troy was second and Dalijah Demand of Troy was third.

Kate Reynolds of Voorheesville was the top female finisher in the group. She was followed by Sadie Schroeter of Schenectady and Alex Vattimo of Albany.

Jeffrey Moller of Altamont was first in the 17-to-19 age category. Matt Blair of Troy was second and Sam Dikeman of Altamont was third.

Ashley Roche of Fairport was the top female runner in the category.

Tom O’Grady of Albany was first in the 20-to-24 age group. Pat Cullen of Albany was second and Eric Barnes of Duanesburg was third.

Erinn Flaherty of Clifton Park was the top female in the group. Jaclyn O’Brien of Buffalo was second and Dorothea Joyce of Amsterdam was third.

Tyson Evensen of West Sand Lake topped the 25-to-29 age category. Matthew Fryer of Loudonville was second and Nicholas Zorda of Schenectady was third.

Carrie Barown of Albany was the first female to cross the finish line in the age group. Melissa Brinkman of Cohoes was second and Mary Jane MacPherson of Latham was third.

Aaron Knobloch of Mechanicville was first in the 30-to-34 age group. Brian Northan of Guilderland was second and Todd Smith of Voorheesville was third.

Jessica Hageman of Schenectady was the first female finisher in the age group. Jessica Mitchell of Albany was second and Deanne Webster of Albany was third.

Bouazza Abidi of Kingston was first in the 35-to-39 age category. Dan Mahoney of Catskill was second and Andrew Sattinger of Delmar was third.

Penny Tisko of Voorheesville was the top female in the category. Dana Peterson of Voorheesville was second and Sally Drake of Albany was third.

Edward Hampston of Voorheesvlle was first in the 40-to-44 age group. Gary Longhi of Coxsackie was second and Daniel Morgan was third.

Macia Harrison was the first female in the age group to cross the finish line. Judy Seery of Altamont was second and Michelle Griffin of Schoharie was third.

Mark Warner of Guilderland was first in the 45-to-49 age group. James Roche of Fairport was second and John Kinnicutt of Menands was third.

Janice Phoenix of Schenectady was the top female in the age group. Joanne Nolette of Resselaer was second and Sharon Fellner of Schenectady was third.

Richard Raux of East Aurora was first in the 50-to-54 age category. Steve Vnuk of Delmar was second and Bob Maswick of Scotia was third.

Susan Burns of Delmar was the first female in the age group. Barbara Sorrell of Delmar was second and Lynne DeRusso of East Berne was third.

Kenneth Klapp of Schenectady was first in the 55-to-59 age group. Bob Ellison of Slingerlands was second and Paul Forbes of Colonie was third.

Katherine Ambrosio of Delmar was the top female in the age group. Sue Nealon of Troy was second and Gail Hein of Altamont was third.

Charles Trimarchi of Albany topped the 60-to-64 age category. Jesse Dinkin of Schenectady was second and Richard Westfall of Schenectady was third.

Susan Wong of Glenmont was the top female in the age group. Ginny Pezzula of Colonie was second.

Frank Klose of Castleton was first in the 65-to-69 age group. Kermit Cadrette of Rome was second and Jim Hotaling of Niverville was third.

Sibyl Jacobson of Canaan was the top female finisher in the age category. Diane Christie of Merrick was second.

Dick Green of East Chatham topped the 70-to-79 age group. Donald Wilken of Slingerlands was second and Jim Tierney of Albany was third.

Mike Bartholomew of Colonie was first in the 80-plus category. Regina Tumidajewicz of Amsterdam was the top woman runner in the group.

The walk division was won by Pete Wells of Ulster Park. Frederick Phiffer of Greenwich was second and Leo Amari of Port Ewen was third.

Barbara Dalzell of Milan was the top female walker. Susan O’Grady of Albany was second Malika Drexel of Delanson was third.

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