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Posted: July 21, 2012  : Add to Mixx! Subscribe to stories like this Share

Athletics: Moore, Koski Win Park Point 5-Miler





(Duluth, Minn.) Joe Moore won tonight's 41st annual running of the Park Point 5-Miler with a time of 25 minutes and 5 seconds. Moore, 28, of Minneapolis, placed 12th at the 2012 Half Marathon Championships held in Duluth last month.

In the female division, Duluth's Katie Koski, 39, claimed the title with a time of 29:47. The victory was her fifth at the event.

Due to high humidity and temperatures in the high 80s, open division and age group awards were not distributed. Individual 5-mile run results can be found here: MTECResults.com. The individual walk results will available early next week at GrandmasMarathon.com.

A total of 562 runners and 46 walkers registered for the event --- northern Minnesota's oldest road race. Youth races for children 14 and under accompanied the five-mile run and two-mile walk.

Net proceeds from the Park Point 5-Miler benefit the Young Athletes Foundation (YAF), a Grandma's Marathon program focused on the promotion and development of youth athletics.

The Park Point 5-Miler is sponsored by Anytime Fitness, Charter Communications, City of Duluth, Duluth News Tribune, Duluth Running Company, ESPN Radio 560 WEBC, Fitger's, Great Clips, Great Harvest Bread, Integrity Health Network, Johnson Controls, maurices, Minnesota Power, MIX108/B105, Northland's NewsCenter, Sam's Club, St. Luke's, Texas Roadhouse and Unum.


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