Chase Harris wins BBQ 5K

Published 6:07 am Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Smoke Under the Oaks 5K Winner Chase Harris

Smoke Under the Oaks 5K Winner Chase Harris

Bainbridge High School’s Chase Harris won the Smoke Under the Oaks 5K on Saturday, held at the Bainbridge Country Club as part of a day-long BBQ festival.

The course was run early Saturday morning along the rough grass of three holes of the country club’s golf course, organizer Rob McRae said.

Harris won in a time of 17 minutes, 28.1 seconds. BHS cross country alumnus Eric Juarez finished second overall in a time of 18:22.

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Anna Holidman finished third and was the top female runner with a time of 18:23.7. Carly Thomas was the second female finisher and seventh overall with a time of 19:24.

Dre Banks finished fourth in 18:49, while Jack McDermott finished fifth in a time of 19 minutes even.

Sixth was Geb Kiros, 19:19; eighth was Michael Kennett, 19:30; ninth was Brenden Greene, 19:37; and tenth was Tae Ross, 19:45.

Chase’s younger brother, Caleb, finished 14th in a time of 21:08. Their older brother, Kyle, runs cross country for Berry College.

Bainbridge High School cross country runner Paige Braswell was the third top female finisher, and 17th overall, in a time of 22:37.

The inaugural 5K field boasted 75 competitors.