Hezekiah Goodwin. COURTESY PHOTO, Pacific Lutheran University

Hezekiah Goodwin. COURTESY PHOTO, Pacific Lutheran University

Kent’s Goodwin captures Cornucopia Days 5K race

Runner competed at Kentlake High School and Pacific Lutheran University

Hezekiah Goodwin won the Kent Cornucopia Days 5K run on Saturday, July 10, his second victory in five years in the race.

Goodwin, 22, of Kent, won in 16 minutes, 27.2 seconds. He won the 2016 race in 17:14.2, at the age of 17. Goodwin participated in track and field and cross county at Kentlake High School as well as at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma.

A total of 241 runners competed in the Cornucopia Days 5K. Many others participated in the 5K walk.

Ethan Buck, 17, of Puyallup, took second behind Goodwin in 17:02.9, followed by Zachary Fung, 32, of Kirkland, 17:50.1; Michael Magnussen, 52, of Kent, 18:34.0; and Seth Fleming, 35, of Kent, who rounded out the top five with a time of 19:00.5.

Courtney Black, 42, of Maple Valley, was the top female finisher. She had a time of 21:30.7, which placed her 13th among all runners. Enid Moore, 62, of Seattle, was the second highest female finisher in 21:51.1, 16th best overall.

The course started and ended at Three Friends Fishing Hole, 20025 Russell Road. Participants headed north around Briscoe Park and slightly into Tukwila before returning to Three Friends Fishing Hole.

The run/walk was not held last year due to COVID-19.

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