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Wrongdoers on the run might not get too far, but there are some individuals who managed to do so while remaining on the right side of the law.

The Azalea Crimestoppers Run was held May 3 in Savannah and featured a 5K, 10K and 15K race. The races began and ended next to Forsyth Park.

In the 5K race, Mark Powers, 29, topped the field of 239 in a time of 17:57. Marc Rees, 20, was second in 18:24, and Aubrey Morris, 26, proved she can run with the guys by taking third in 19:17.

Agata Kawalec, 23, placed first on the women's side in 23:07, followed by Barbara Dangelo, 44, in second in 23:09, and Lisa Rosenmeier, 44, in third in 23:18.

John Grauer, 49, finished first among the masters and fourth overall in 19:53. Julie Wade, 40, topped the women's masters field in 26:16.

In the 10K race, Karl Walsh, 39, ran a 33:35 to pace the field of 154. Richard Grue, 25, was second in 36:46, and Walter Biner, 29, rounded out the top three in 37:43.

Ashlee Romani, 27, placed first among the women and eight overall in 41:07. Amanda Workman, 37, placed second in 45:28, followed by Angela Shiver, 43, in third in 46:45.

Brendan Vasher, 53, finished first in the masters and sixth overall with a time of 40:20. Kate McIntosh, 43, took top honors among women's masters runners in 53:41.

In the 15K race, Stephen P. Gonzalez, 29, led the field of 134 in a time of 56:28. Drew Wade, 39, placed second in 57:38, and James Sinclair, 31, finished third in 57:43.

Jill Fowler, 32, placed first among the women with a time of 1:08:27. Libby Le Tourneau, 42, was second in 1:08:44, and Mo Dixon, 40, finished third in 1:08:46.

Jimmy Markins, 40, finished first among the masters and fourth overall in 1:00:05. Lee Ann Somers, 40, paced the women's masters in 1:09:14.


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