Bend resident and 2012 Olympic Trials 5,000-meter qualifier Renee Metivier-Baillie led a 1-2 finish by women in the 5K race at Saturday’s 11th annual Grin & Bear It Run.
The event, which included a 10K race and a 1-mile family fun run, was a benefit for Healthy Beginnings 12-Point Kid Inspections. The races started and finished near the Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend.
Metivier-Baillie was the first of 281 finishers in the 5K race, posting a time of 17 minutes, 45 seconds. Second was Zita Bauge, also of Bend, in 18:15. Third overall and the first male finisher was Bend’s Jason Townsend, with a time of 18:42.
Fourth overall in the 5K was another woman, Portland’s Laurel Manville, who finished in 18:43. Fifth was Redmond’s Brennan Buckley-Noonan, in 19:24.
The 10K winner was Peter Christoff, of Bend, with a time of 37:53. Second among 107 finishers in the 10K was Javier Ocariz, also of Bend, in 39:17, and third was Rigo Ramirez, of Redmond, in 39:39.
Bend’s Hannah Gindlesperger was first among the women in the 10K and fourth overall with a time of 39:57. Amy Jaggard, of Bend, was the second woman finisher and eighth overall in 43:43. Natalia Martin, also of Bend, was the third woman to finish and placed ninth overall in 46:04.
Complete Grin & Bear It race results are listed in Scoreboard.
— Bulletin staff report