Drone footage of the start of Sunday’s Cove to Clover 5K race courtesy David White (and yes, he’s FAA-certified!). 16-year old Erik Harang of Normandy Park – who led through most of the race – won Sunday’s Cove to Clover 5K with a time of 21:07. [caption id="attachment_97455" align="aligncenter" width="490"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] Second place was Ben Wood, 17, with a time of 21:10: [caption id="attachment_97456" align="aligncenter" width="490"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] Harang and Wood appeared to run as a team through the race, pacing each other throughout: [caption id="attachment_97457" align="aligncenter" width="490"]P1190128 Photo by Scott Schaefer.[/caption] Third went to 26-year old Erick Aguayo: [caption id="attachment_97458" align="aligncenter" width="490"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] The top female finisher – who also finished first for her gender last year – was 15-year old Emma Flood, with a time of 23:27: EmmaFlood-MEB_20160313_268 The oldest male finisher was 74-year old Melvin Grushow, and the oldest female finisher was Carole Langenbach, 71. The youngest was 6-year old Katherine Pittis. The winner – and loser – of the Unicycle Unicorn Division was its only participant, Kevin Williams: [caption id="attachment_97459" align="aligncenter" width="490"]KevinWilliams-P1180933 Photo by Scott Schaefer.[/caption] Here are the top 10 finishers (full results are here)

Place Bib Name Gender Clock Time Chip Time Pace Age ?Age Percentage Division Place Division
1 146 Erik Harang M 21:11 21:07 6:49 16 62.6 1 M Overall
2 449 Ben Wood M 21:13 21:10 6:50 17 61.7 1 M 17-20
3 479 Erick Aguayo M 21:18 21:14 6:51 26 61.0 1 M 21-30
4 192 Craig Kenworthy M 21:49 21:46 7:01 54 69.8 1 M 51-60
5 319 Steve Pirotte M 21:58 21:54 7:04 30 59.3 2 M 21-30
6 311 Jeff Permuy M 22:01 21:57 7:05 46 65.1 1 M 41-50
7 14 Nicholas Ankuta M 22:04 21:58 7:05 14 62.2 1 M 13-16
8 288 Brent Norton M 22:29 22:23 7:13 44 62.9 2 M 41-50
9 131 Joel Graves M 23:01 22:43 7:20 28 57.0 3 M 21-30
10 101 Ben Fader M 23:15 23:07 7:27 25 56.0 4 M 21-30
Before the race started, Cove to Clover Founder/Organizer John Nelson challenged runners to dunk themselves in Puget Sound, and this hearty soul gave himself a dip (drone footage courtesy David White): [youtube]https://youtu.be/NtBxLbj0-eo[/youtube] Here are more photos from the race, courtesy Michael Brunk (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): [caption id="attachment_97472" align="aligncenter" width="490"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_97473" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_97469" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_97470" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_97468" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_97471" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_97460" align="aligncenter" width="375"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_97461" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_97462" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_97463" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_97464" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_97465" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_97466" align="aligncenter" width="375"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_97467" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com[/caption] And more as shot by Scott Schaefer from the rear bed of the RES Graphics Pace Truck: P1180828 P1180822 [caption id="attachment_97475" align="aligncenter" width="490"]P1180823 This is David White’s awesome drone that captured the footage above.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_97477" align="aligncenter" width="490"]P1180809 Scott Lumsden serenaded runners with his bagpipe.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_97485" align="aligncenter" width="490"]P1190013 Not to be outdone, this resident serenaded runners with his electric guitar.[/caption] P1180939 P1190072]]>