Berube, Delacore capture Heritage 10K

IRONVILLE Lee Berube tuned up for his senior cross country season at Ticonderoga High School by winning the annual Heritage Day 10K road race in Ironville Aug. 19.

Berube, who finished second in the state Class D cross country championships last fall, covered the rugged 6.2-mile course in 36 minutes, 15 seconds.

His brother, Jesse, a cross country runner at SUNY-Geneseo, took second place in 40:11.

Colleen Delacore won the womens race in 49:41.

Julie Cunningham was second in 50:01.

Starting and finishing near the museum, the course covers country roads, about half of them dirt. The first four miles are up and down with a very fast two-mile downhill finish.

The race was held in conjunction with the annual Heritage Day celebration at the Penfield Homestead Museum. Following the race runners were invited to attend Heritage Day festivities. Activities included Champlain Valley bluegrass music, free oxen and pony rides, a craft fair and demonstrations of weaving, candlemaking and blacksmithing as well as a chicken barbecue.

The Heritage 10K is sponsored by the LaChute Road Runners Club of Ticonderoga along with the Penfield Homestead Museum.

Results include:
Overall male Lee Berube, 36:15
Overall female Colleen Delacore, 49:41

age 19 and younger Jesse Berube, 40:11
40-49 Dave Burrows, 41:27; Paul Matson, 44:02; Matt Karkoski, 46:50; Dan Morgan, 54:36
50-59 Fred Herbst, 46:59; Jim Leavens, 57:22
60 and older Jim Cunningham, 54:05

20-29 Julie Cunningham, 50:01
30-39 Maureen Moore, 66:34
40-49 Lisa Bover, 57:17
50-59 Karen Costello, 50:46; Ginny Statelman, 62:11; Susan Matton, 70:19

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