Albion 5K Recap

Albion 5K Recap

Albion 5K Recap

The Festival of the Forks featured a new running event to start the festival on Saturday, September 22, 2012.

Preceding the parade and day-long celebration was the inaugural Albion 5K. This race was open to runners and walkers of all ages and abilities and saw 79 participants cruise around town, starting and finishing at the Albion Library.

A total of $1020 was raised from the event to support Kids 'N' Stuff Children's Museum.

Besides age-group medals and trophies for the top three male and female finishers, the overall winners each received $100 with overall masters winners netting $50 each in prize money.

Top three male finishers for the event were: Anthony Klingler 16:48, Dan Dixon 16:56, and Mike Holik 17:51. Top three female finishers were: Marcia Backstrom 20:34, Christian Arnold 20;59, and Meghan Currie 21:26. Masters winners were: Jeff Klingler 18:29 and Angela Lanius 25:44.

Caster Concepts and Hungry Howie's were the event's signature sponsors. Supporting sponsors included: Subway, Albion Eagle #1265, Guardian Industries, Homestead Savings Bank, United Educational Credit Union, and Cascarelli's.

For further information and to register for the 2013 event please visit