GREENVILLE– The eighth annual Scentral Park 5K was held May 7 at the Darke County Fairgrounds. All proceeds from this race will be used to maintain and improve Scentral Park, Darke County’s only dog park located next to the Animal Shelter on County Home Road in Greenville.
The overall male and female winners were Aaron Beach and Payton Karns while the overall male and female winners with a dog were Valentin Lopez and Aleena Thomas. The top three males were Aaron Beach, Benjamin Pitsenbarger and Ryan Shiverdecker and the top three females were Payton Karns, Emily Pitsenbarger and Jenny Wagner. The top three dogs finishing with a male were Jaxter with Valentin Lopez, Gracie with Josh Peters and Dixie with Leon Ernst. The top three dogs finishing with a female were Emi with Aleena Thomas, Winston with Brittany Johns and Rumour with Lindsey Dirksen.
Other winners of the race were Graham Karns, Blake Pitsenbarger, Carson Peters, Lathen Wehr, Marcus Bingham, Christopher Bennett, Eric Hanna, Ben Mason, Nathaniel Cline, Shane Coby, Ronald Hines, Jeff Adams, Rick Genovesi, John Tabler, Bruce York, Bill Marker, Dan Hurley, Mark Barton, Gary Moore, Randy Bashore, Jim Robertson, Gene Black, Belah Johnson, Chloe Hoying, Annabelle Billenstein, Mara Wetzel, Kayla Ballard, Krystal Wolf, Amanda Ernst, Audrey Rademachir, Roxanne Romack, Brittani Wehr, Ami Anthony, Sophie Nieport, Sabrina Mustain, Jennifer Hanna, Tracie Hoying, Angel Shiverdecker, April Barton, Krista Hines, Becky Snyder, Keba Hitzeman, Brenda Reitz, Connie Tabler, Kristina Heath, Trish Elam, Gloria Burns, Cheryl Collins, Brenda Hart, Connie Harshbarger, Kathy Barton, Peggy Foutz and Brenda Nichol. The team winners were Team Addie Girl and KTL Performance.
The Darke County Friends of the Shelter would like to thank Tribute Pet Memorial Services, presenting sponsor, along with their other sponsors: Arcanum Veterinary Service, Bob & Nancy Dean and Turbo & Daisy Mae, Bruns Animal Clinic, LTD, Conway’s Pooch Parlor, Inc, Dave Knapp Ford Lincoln, Inc, Dr. Chris Gilbert, Dr. Thomas Brown, Dynamite Designs and More, LLC, Financial Achievement Services, GNB Banking Centers, Green Lawn Animal Clinic, Greenville Federal, Hartzell Veterinary Service, Heartland Veterinary Care, J.D. Fence, Kevin Flory Landscaping & Lawn Care, Kline Timber Company, Maid-Rite Sandwich Shoppe, Matt & Angie Arnold & Bailey, Meckes & Associates Insurance, Park National Bank, Pets N Style Grooming Salon, Primary Colors Preschool, Reigning Cats & Dogs, Inc, Steve & Eileen Litchfield, SVG Chevrolet, Troutwine Auto Sales, Inc, Wayne HealthCare, William J. Hole and Zechar Bailey Funeral Home. They would also like to thank their donors: Danone, Eileen Litchfield, Greenville Township Rescue and Jeff Shaner-DJ SHINE.