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Taste of Sposato Wine 5K won by Martin Rodriguez in 18:11

Runners led by Martin Rodriguez (4257) take off at the Taste of Sposato Wine 5K. DAVE FREDERICK PHOTOS
October 5, 2017

Horses race and whinny, but they don’t whine. Humans race then drink wine - sometimes - like at the finish of the Taste of Sposato Wine 5K Oct. 1 in Overbrook.

There were 187 finishers in the race, and the proceeds went to a Delaware Tech student majoring in landscape architecture.

Martin Rodriguez topped the leaderboard in 18:11 followed by Bryan Mack in 18:43, Jon Zubrowski in 20:09, Andy Gorlich in 20:25 and Nick Wiensnewski in 20:33.

Meryl Ludwig was the first woman to finish, in 21:57. She was chased by Jennifer Lee in 22:44, Sarah Potochney in 23:02, Jackie Quigley in 23:11 and Melissa Clampitt in 23:59.

Twelve-year-olds Brexton Carter (20:55) and Eddie Houck (21:47) placed sixth and ninth overall and will only get faster.

Some notable local times for males by age group were Dan Obrien, 65, in 23:48; Jeff Stouch, 58, in 21:36; Joydeep Haldar, 49, in 21:20; Chris Mattioni, 45, in 23:32; Will Reid, 39, in 25:57; Noah Garrison, 17, in 22:52; Spencer Warren, 13, in 23:18; and Liam Garrison, 13, in 25:13.  

Women’s fast times by age include Tatum Friend, 12, in 31:58; Megan Eddinger, 31, in 25:18;  Francine Schott, 49, in 25:35; Deidra Anderson, 49, in 26:01; Jaime Carter-Houck, 40, in 26:36; Karen Dawson, 56, in 26:30; Ann Jornlin, 64, in 27:34; Teri Moore, 62, in 31:48; and Joann Szczepkowski, 71, in 26:56.