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22nd Annual Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 5K Winners Announced

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SOURCE Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, May 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure® attracted more than 24,000 participants, including approximately 2,000 breast cancer survivors. The winners of today's Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 5K are as follows:

1st Place Overall Winners
Male: Kevin Beganics; New York, NY; 16:09
Female: Michelle Corkum; Pittsburgh, PA; 17:59

2nd Place Overall Winners
Male: Daniel Young; Pittsburgh, PA; 16:50
Female: Leigh Ciofani; Bridgeville, PA; 18:51

3rd Place Overall Winners
Male: Ivan Ruchkin; Pittsburgh, PA; 16:56
Female: Flannery O'Rourke; Pittsburgh, PA; 19:15

Survivor Category Winners
1st Place Survivor: Lori Dunlap; Somerset, PA; 21:05
2nd Place Survivor: Ginny Ellwood; Irwin, PA; 22:16
3rd Place Survivor: Lisa Starcevic; Canonsburg, PA; 23:16

Male Survivor: John Pitzulo; Lowellville, OH; 30:08
Master Survivor (age 40-59): Amy Stiles; Pittsburgh, PA; 23:39
Senior Survivor (age 60+): Margaret Howard; Pittsburgh, PA; 26:56

5K Race Prizes
First Place Finishers Male/Female:  Winners received a roundtrip plane ticket to any destination within the contiguous United States, courtesy of American Airlines.

Additional prizes donated by Giant Eagle and the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The 5K run began at 8:35 a.m. Runners started at Schenley Drive, traveled to Forbes Avenue and ran through Squirrel Hill via Northumberland and Wightman, then down Bartlett to Westinghouse Memorial Pond, ending at Phipps Conservatory.

The 5K race is sanctioned and certified by US Track & Field. A complete list of results is available at www.runhigh.com. A list of winners and prizes will be available at www.komenpittsburgh.org after 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 12.

For More Information:
For more information on the Monday following the Race, contact Komen Pittsburgh at 412-342-0500 or McMahon & Cardillo Communication at 412-921-6222.

About Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh: Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh serves 34 counties in Western and Central Pennsylvania. Through its year-round fund-raising efforts, Komen Pittsburgh has raised more than $36 million to fund breast cancer research and local education, screening, and treatment initiatives. The first Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure-Komen's signature event-was held in 1993. It has since become an annual Mother's Day tradition for thousands of residents from the tri-state area. For more information, visit www.komenpittsburgh.org.

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