Nov. 21—218 participants completed the seventh running of the Burnside Mile last weekend.
While the race was another stop on the calendar for the Lake Cumberland Run/Walk Series Powered by Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, many out-of-towners made the trek down to Burnside for the one-mile race.
The first three finishers in the race were from Knoxville, Bardstown, and Cincinnati. Rylan Moser-Bryan, a 16-year-old from Tennessee, had the fastest time of the afternoon with a time of 4:58. Caleb Flanagan finished second with a clocking of 5:00 and Larremy Gray came home in third with a time of 5:06.
In the female division, Rylee Gifford of Knoxville finished ninth overall with a time of 5:34. All the way from Chicago, Anastasia Vassiliev was 22nd with a clocking of 6:21. Samantha Hurst was the third female finisher to cross the line.
The youngest competitor in the race was age 3. The oldest participant on the day was age 75.
In the team division, Scrambled Legs ran away with the competition with 63 points. Phoenix Racing edged out Spectrum Running Club, 136 to 139, to grab the runner-up spot.
The next race in the series will be the Pilgrimage in the Park, which will be held on Thanksgiving morning at Pulaski County Park. That race is set to start at 8:00 AM.