Lakeland graduate claims first place in Big 6K race on Christy Mathewson Day


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Mark Arzie was the top overall finisher in the Big 6K race during Christy Mathewson Day in Factoryville on Saturday morning.


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Jennifer Besten was the top overall female finisher in the Big 6K race during Christy Mathewson Day in Factoryville on Saturday morning.


Alice Stuffle photos | For Abington Journal

Avery Cole was the top finisher in a one-mile fun run during Christy Mathewson Day in Factoryville on Saturday morning.


Alice Stuffle photos | For Abington Journal

The top finishers from a one-mile fun run during Christy Mathewson Day in Factoryille are, from left, Michael Sica, boys third place; Avery Cole, first overall; Sophia Kazmierczak, second overall; Johnny Sica, boys second place; and Logan Fayocavitz, boys first place.


Alice Stuffle photos | For Abington Journal

FACTORYVILLE — The 21st annual Christy Mathewson Day celebration was held Saturday, Aug. 13. The festivities included a one-mile fun run and the Big 6K Run/Walk, followed by an awards ceremony and breakfast.

Avery Cole placed first in the female fun rule while Logan Fayocavitz was the top finisher in the boys fun run. Mark Arzie was the top overall finisher in the 6K, Jennifer Besten was the top female finisher, Lee Toussant was the top senior male finisher, Eileen Dammer was the top senior female finisher, Steve Himka was the top masters finisher, and Richard Modafferi was the top finisher in the 70-79 age bracket.

Mark Arzie was the top overall finisher in the Big 6K race during Christy Mathewson Day in Factoryville on Saturday morning.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_ABJ-Mathewson-6K-1.jpgMark Arzie was the top overall finisher in the Big 6K race during Christy Mathewson Day in Factoryville on Saturday morning. Alice Stuffle photos | For Abington Journal

Jennifer Besten was the top overall female finisher in the Big 6K race during Christy Mathewson Day in Factoryville on Saturday morning.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_ABJ-Mathewson-6K-2.jpgJennifer Besten was the top overall female finisher in the Big 6K race during Christy Mathewson Day in Factoryville on Saturday morning. Alice Stuffle photos | For Abington Journal

Avery Cole was the top finisher in a one-mile fun run during Christy Mathewson Day in Factoryville on Saturday morning.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_ABJ-Mathewson-Fun-Run-1.jpgAvery Cole was the top finisher in a one-mile fun run during Christy Mathewson Day in Factoryville on Saturday morning. Alice Stuffle photos | For Abington Journal

The top finishers from a one-mile fun run during Christy Mathewson Day in Factoryille are, from left, Michael Sica, boys third place; Avery Cole, first overall; Sophia Kazmierczak, second overall; Johnny Sica, boys second place; and Logan Fayocavitz, boys first place.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_ABJ-Mathewson-Fun-Run-2.jpgThe top finishers from a one-mile fun run during Christy Mathewson Day in Factoryille are, from left, Michael Sica, boys third place; Avery Cole, first overall; Sophia Kazmierczak, second overall; Johnny Sica, boys second place; and Logan Fayocavitz, boys first place. Alice Stuffle photos | For Abington Journal

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