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Race for the Ribbon 5K honors those fighting cancer

July 16, 2019

The 12th annual Race for the Ribbon was held July 13 on Wilmington Avenue in Rehoboth Beach in memory of Nancy L. Hendershot, and to honor Jackeline Olivas-Marin and Miguel Robledo-Mendez, two Cape students facing cancer head-on. Both are at different points in their cancer journeys, but they are remarkably courageous kids.

For their story, go to https://www.seashorestriders.com/race-schedule/12th-annual-race-ribbon-5k-ss-series-event-9.

Fracisco Puac of Gerogetown won the overall race in 16:43. He was followed by Matt Dennish of York, Pa., in 17:05; Martin Rodriguez of Selbyville in 17:37; Connor Palk of Whippany, N.J., in 17:53; and Enos Benbow of Georgetown in 18:00. The top 15 runners all broke 20 minutes. 

Olivia Montini of Huntingdon Valley, Pa., won the women’s race in 21:10. She was followed to the finish line by Susan Dunn of Laurel in 21:27; Kelly Tingle of Delmar, Md., in 21:36; and Kelsey and Alexis Oliphant of Laurel in 22:17. 

Paul Montini of Huntingdon Valley, Pa., won the male masters race in 19:12, while Susan Dunn took the female masters title in 21:27. 

For full results, go to seashorestriders.com.