Stand Up For A Cause … Because You Can 5K Run/Walk held

Quick Fit Family Fitness of Weirton sponsored its first Stand Up For A CauseBecause You Can 5K Run/Walk held Jan. 4.

All proceeds from the event benefited spinal cord injury awareness.

The challenging 3.1-mile course began and ended at Starvaggi Pool and threaded throughout the hilly neighborhood.

Christine Sabatasse served as race director, and the Weirton Police Department provided course assistance.

Top male finishers were: James McFadden 26:38, Dan Dankovichik, 27:00; and Mark Ujevich 30:17.

Top female finishers were: Tonya Gianangeli 32:40; Karli Snyder, 34:09, Andrea Brooks 35:23.

Other finishing participants and their times were:

Billy Yoho, 30:40; Shawn Benzo, 30:49; Mike Adams, 30:52; Jeff Fiedorzcyk, 32:09; Taylor Brooks, 32:50; Antonio Magnone, 38:30; Casey Oliver, 39:07; Jennifer Pfister, 39:07; Tracey Porter, 39:49; Sean Porter, 40:50; Taylor Giannangeli, 48:15; Angela Shughart, 48:36; Michael Gianangeli, 50:00; Ben Scott, 50:03; Melissa Figlioli, 52:34; Jenny Anderson, 52:36; Terry Richey, 54:34; Joyce Rowing, 54:35; Jacob Williams, 55:20; Shelby Tenaglio, 55:30; Daniele Akers, 56:03; Morgan Rice, 58:03; Elizabeth Akers, 58:41; and Kaylee Delong, 1:02.