5K Race

The top male winners in the Taste of Annandale 5K (from the left): Todd Greenwood, overall winner Mark Naylor, and Sam Le. Mason Supervisor Penny Gross (right) presented medals to all the 5K winners.

The Taste of Annandale 5K Race on Oct. 13 drew more than 130 runners, making it the most well-attended since the first Taste of Annandale 5K in 2015.

Mark Naylor won the Taste of Annandale 5K Race for the second year in a row. The 35-year-old Annandale resident had a clock time of 18:11.9.

The top female runner was Rachel Kuprenas, 25, of Annandale, with a clock time of 20:10.3.

From the left: Sashila Nanda, Maera Busa, Rachel Kuprenas, and Penny Gross.

The course started and ended in the Kmart parking lot and headed along Columbia Pike and through the trails in Mason District Park. PR Performance Fitness led warm-up exercises for the runners and Orangetheory Fitness provided water and snacks after the race.

Here are the results:

Overall winners – male

  1. Mark Naylor, 35, Annandale, 18:11.9
  2. Sam Le, 39, 18:16.1
  3. Todd Greenwood, 36, 18:46.8

Overall winners – female

  1. Rachel Kuprenas, 25, Annandale, 20:10.3
  2. Maera Busa, 32, 22:08.3
  3. Sashila Nanda, 57, 22:31.4

Age group winners:

Under 9
Male: Donovan Ferguson, 5, 34:50.7
Female: Allison Lara Menjivar, 8, Arlington, 33:50.4

10-14
Male: Adam Syar, 11, Annandale, 24:30.4
Female: Ashley Garcia, 13, 40:13.6

15-18
Male: Tyler Mendez, 18, 20:32.8
Female: Sloane Bailey, 15, 40:13.6

Donovan Ferguson, age 5, won in the under 9 category.

19-29
Male: Alexander Gutierrez, 25, Annandale, 21:44.7
Female: Selena Chea, 23, Annandale, 23:14.1

30-39
Male: Duane Novotni, 39, Fairfax, 19:01.9 (fourth place overall)
Female: Amy Servas, 31, Falls Church, 23:04.3

40-49
Male: Adam Stenberg, 48, Alexandria, 20:19.4
Female: Daniela Raik, 42, Annandale, 24:35.5

50-59
Male: Jose Sejas, 53, 19:07.7 (sixth place overall)
Female: Karen Young, 50, 24:21.9

60 +
Male: Graham Welling, 60, Annandale, 23:20.5
Female: Mary Lowe Mayhugh, 62, 23:49.6

The complete results are online.

Any winners who didn’t pick up their medals at the Taste of Annandale should contact David Roach at Annandale5K@gmail.com.

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