Runners head out at the start of the sixth Rainforest Run Mondday, September 2, 2019 at Sandy Beach Park. (Joe Viechnicki/KFSK)

Two dozen people took part in a raining half marathon and ten kilometer running race in Petersburg on Labor Day. That includes 12 individuals and one team of four who completed the 13.1-mile, out-and-back course on the road to Frederick Point.

First and last place prizes both went to Petersburg High School cross country runners. Uriah Lucas set a new event record, taking first overall with a time of 1:30:01. His teammate Jack Byrer also won a baked dessert for the red lantern prize, finishing in 2:28:29.

PHS cross country runners Uriah Lucas, left, and Jack Byrer took first and last prizes at Monday’s race. (Joe Viechnicki/KFSK)

The top woman was a former high school cross country runner. Makayla Newman finished in 1:48:12. She also took home a baked dessert.

Eight people also ran the ten kilometer distance. Jason Brinlefield came in first with a time of 51:57.

It was the sixth year for the race. This was the first year for a 10 kilometer distance.

10K Results

Jason Brinlefield 51:57

Doug Riemer 53:10

Helen Boggs 53:12

Elias Ward 56:36

Wyatt Litster 57:41

Rachel Newport 57:51

Malcolm Fry 1:01:12

Alice Williams 1:01:14

Half Marathon Results

Uriah Lucas 1:30:01

Phil Hofstetter 1:39:59

Keith Billi 1:43:22

Casey Knight 1:46:57

Mike McMahon 1:46:57

MaKayla Newman 1:48:12

Shannon McCullough 1:57:33

4-Person Relay Team: Marketa Ith, Sharon Hunter, Marlene Cushing, Mary Clemens 2:06:11

Kaitlin DuRoss 2:14:09

Pam Speck 2:19:48

Ellie Van Swearingen 2:20:29

Megan Litster 2:26:18

Jack Byrer 2:28:29