The second week of the Run Into Summer series saw nine runners race a 5-kilometer loop Tuesday in downtown Kenai. Ten-year-old Karalyn Veideffer crossed the finish line as the winner in 27 minutes, 46 seconds, with men’s winner and runner-up Matt Brown finishing 2:02 behind.
The series will run three more times before the month of June ends, with races taking place Tuesday evenings at the Kenai Cultural and Visitor Center.
1. Karalyn Veideffer, 27:46; 2. Matt Brown, 29:48; 3. Maria Swepy, 36:20; 4. Kelsey Cronin, 36:55; 5. Kathy Hammer, 37:44; 6. Anna La Roche, 42:31; 7. Yvonne Oren, 42:43; 8. Nancy Lafferty, 43:09; 9. Penny Furnish, 46:03.