Annual 4-Miler finishes strong


The annual Cooper-Young Festival Friday 4-Miler hit the streets again Sept. 12. Organized by the CYCA, the 4 Miler is held the night before the Cooper-Young Festival and takes runners on a course through the neighborhhood that has been designtated one of the best in the country. This year’s event was another sell out, with more than 2,500 participants.

Here are the top winners in the main categories. For a complete list of finishers in all age groups, visit

Overall Male: James Maglasang, Memphis, 20:14.18

Overall Female: Alisha Fitch, Memphis, 25:08.32

Overall Wheelchair: John Payne, Memphis, 20:51.74

Male Master: Brian Reese, Memphis, 23:44.12

Female Master: Marda Kaiser-Rehnelt, Memphis, 25:05.58

Male Grand Master: Frank Buscher, Memphis, 25:17.47

Female Grandmaster: Jane Farnsworth, Wheaton, 30:18.46

Author: LampLighter

The voice of Cooper-Young, a vibrant, diverse neighborhood to live, work and play, in the heart of Midtown Memphis, Tennessee.

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