Chautauqua Striders Team Wins Buffalo Marathon Relay

BUFFALO – The Chautauqua Striders Athletic Club relay team, consisting of Brooke Adams, Tina Fermier, Stephanie Goot and Judy Porpiglia finished first out of 26 relay teams in the Open Female category of the Buffalo Marathon Relay last Sunday.

The team toured the 26.2-mile course in 3:07:36. Also, the Striders AC team, consisting of Irv King, Chris Lawson, Mike Engdahl and Adam Rowe took third out of 12 teams in the Open Male division finishing in 2:59:32. The Striders AC team, consisting of Judy Rowe, Bruce Main, Mindy Lawson-Crabtree, and Eddie Scroxton also performed well and finished in 3:25:14 and eighth out of 79 teams in the Open Coed division. In addition, Striders AC member John Samuelson competed in the full marathon, finished in 4:29:32, and placed fifth out of 11 runners in the Male 65-69 division.