A key feature of the Taste of Annandale is a 5K Race, starting in the Kmart parking lot just before the festival gets under way. The 5K Race on Oct. 13, 2018, will start at 9:30 a.m.
Registration information will be available soon.
More than 75 people competed in the 2017 Taste of Annandale 5K Race.
The fastest runner was Mark Naylor, whose official time, recorded by Commonwealth Timing, was 19:51:77.
Amy Servas won first place among females, with a time of 24:21:84.
Coming in at second place for males was Kyle Grimsley, at 20:05:17. Jose Sejas got third place for males, at 20:09:64.
Among females, Meriem Bacha came in second at 26:24:97, and Erin Donovan came in third at 27:58:73.
The Taste of Annandale 5K Race is certified by USA Track & Field (#2027). The race started and ended in the Kmart parking lot on John Marr Drive. The course headed down Columbia Pike and through the trails in Mason District Park.
Here are the fastest runners by age category:
Age 9 and under, males: first – Diego Syar, second – John Sorial.
Age 9 and under, females: first – Margot Jairam.
Age 10-14, males: first – Maxwell Miracle, second – Adam Syar, third – Leo Miracle.
Age 15-19, males: first – Andrew Dean.
Age 15-19, females: first – Katie Pope, second – Nadezhda Droujinsky.
Age 20-29, males: first – Brendan Roach, second – Eduardo Garcia, third – Jacob Smith.
Age 20-29, females: first – Marcella Elpers, second – Olivia Hughes, third – Simranjot Dhillon.
Age 30-39, males: first – Sam Le, second – Chris Hogeboore, third – Travis Hall.
Age 30-39, females: first – Morgan Ritacco, second – Cruzkaya Barbosa Viloria, third – Michelle Negrelli.
Age 40-49, males: first – Mike Wittler, second – Rodrigo Garcia, third – Andrae Baly.
Age 40-49, females: first – Daniela Raik, second – Felicia Usher, third – Julie Smith.
Age 50-59, males: first – Dan McKeel, second – Jeff Kwiecinski, third – George Lamb.
Age 50-59, females: first – Sherry Steeley, second – June Carter, third – Karen Dean.
Age 60 and up, males: first – Bill Tracy, second – Guy Fitzgibben, third – David Daley.
Age 60 and up, females: first – Deborah Fraser, second – Ann Miner, third – Deborah Gupta.