Jan 012013


The 36 degree temperature was appropriately chilly for the annual New Year’s Day Amity Teen Center Chilly Chili Run.

For the second consecutive year, Matt Klein, 18, of Trumbull was the overall winner with bib #1 he was the first to cross the finish line.

Liz Gottlieb, 37, of San Rafael, Ca., who has been the first woman across the finish line in the past repeated this accomplishment again, coming in at 19:00.

Of 537 runners, several were age 90 or older. The oldest, 94 year old George “Doc” Whitney, came in ahead of 10 other participants, with a time of 48:56.

Kyle Beaudette, 14, was the first Orange resident to cross the finish line, also earning him first place in the 13-15 age group with a time of 18:49.

Complete results from the race can be found on the hitekracing website.

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