By: Saraana Jamraj
The results are in from this year’s Tamarac Turkey Trot, with turnout reaching an all-time high with 2,155 runners participating in the race. This exceeded the previous record by 140.
Parks and Recreation Director Greg Warner said this year’s race was exceptional.
“It’s truly gratifying that so many individuals and families make the Tamarac Turkey Trot part of their Thanksgiving tradition. This year’s turnout speaks volumes about the effort city staff puts into making this a quality event that brings people into the Tamarac community.
The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Tamarac, which provides summer camps for children, raised some much-needed funds with $831 in donations.
Here are the results:
In first place overall was Jonathan Werble, 23, from Weston, who finished in 16 minutes and 15 seconds.
Second and Third Males:
Rob Pulsifer, 41, from Pompano Beach, and Agustin Rey, 31, from Miami, in third.
Top Three Females:
Marlene Persson, 49, Emily Daycock, 27, and Julie West, 45, who placed in 24, 26, and 27.
Ages 1 – 9
Dylan Vining, 7, Caleb Lay, 8, and Rock Martone, 8.
Brooke Nardi, 9, Izabella Greene, 8, and Alyson Thomas, 9.
Adrian Gandara, 12, Randall Rassi, 12, and Aiden Johnson, 12
Madison West, 12, Abigail Richards, 11, Ava Weissman, 12
Tanaras Jean-Pierre, 15, Evan Werth, 15, and Tyler James, 15
Denise Potenzano, 14, Ashlee Diaz, 14, and Kinsey Zimmerman, 13
Nicholas Caplette, 17, Jovani Stockhausen, 18, and Brett Lickerman, 16
Kimberly Montalvo, 17, Hannah Lief, 19, and Raianaa Rant, 19
Bryan Boggiano, 23, Manuel Velasquez, 24, and Joseph Caraballo, 22
Hallie Grimes, 23, Katie Bishop, 20, and Caroline Atyeo, 23
Mitchel Duttinger, 28, Forrest Canaday, 25, and Miguel Mantialla, 29
Therese Moberg, 26, Lauren Dauerman, 29, and Nerea Pennini, 25
Brandon Cornelius, 33, and Jonathan Blough, 30
Ashley Erickson, 30, Wendy Julien, 32, Lisa Ferrara, 32
Jacob Seeley, 35, Javier De Paula, 36, and Jesse Iglesias, 37
Lindsay Perkins, 26, Jessica Mioduszewski, 38, and Ekaterina Aikhoje, 35
Miguel Amesty, 40, Paul Mocombe, 44, and Joel Gandara, 44
Carrie Strong, 42, Angelic Pitts, 43, and Carla Baierlein, 41
Alcides De Quesada, 46, Diego Velasquez, 27, and Courtney Warren, 45
Ann Green, 46, Kimberly Hotchkiss, 49, and Jessica Bellmunt, 47
Carlos Zapata, 54, Onix Cotto, 54, and Martin Orellanes, 51
Kumiko Currie, 54, Dawn Israel Castle, 52, and Michelle Lunderby, 50
Gregory Raven, 57, Harrie Olsthoorn, 59, and Jean-Louis Beaudonnet, 59
Marcy Winer, 56, Gilia Martinez, 59, and Patty Tegtman, 58
Curt Liner, 60, Dave Nevitt, 60, and Joe Gonzalez, 62
Donna May 64, Melissa Schwartz, 60, and Sue Ciccolini, 63
Barry Schneiderman, 66, Art Dance, 68, and Carlos Vela, 66
Pamela Richardson, 66, Maryanne Langro, 67, and Ronnie Logan, 65
Bahsharbek Karysbaev, 70, Peter Fox, 70, and Bruce Braverman, 74
Linda Hood, 70, Wendy Biel, 70, and Patty Hensley, 72
Al Shamoun, 76, Robert Hendrick-Colson, 76, and Roger Lacasse, 78
Maria E. De La Torre, 75, Jan Parke, 78, and Elaine Ream, 76, were the top three females.
Youngest and Oldest
The youngest to partake was 2-year-old Bella Galarza, and the oldest was 89-year Jules Kirsch.
The full results can be found here.
- Selene Raj is a writer and a Florida International University graduate. Born in Trinidad and raised in America, she completed her Master's in Mass Communications in 2020, and has been living in Coral Springs since 2004. She is passionate about the communities she lives and works in and loves reporting and sharing stories that are as complex and meaningful as the people who live in them.
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