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South Kitsap firefighters help raise more than $1.2 million to support Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue, with three firemen finishing in among the top 50, finished 10th in the team standing at the 22nd Annual Scott Firefighter Stair Climb on March 10 at the Columbia Tower in Seattle.

Each of the 1,473 male and female participants had to climb 69 flights of stairs with 50 pounds of work gear attached.

Among the males, 44-year-old Tim Ellis finished 41st with a time of 14 minutes, 29 seconds. Jordan Bradbury, 29, was 45th at 14:54 and Cody Baker, 26, was 47th at 14:36.

Andrew Drobeck of Missoula City Fire was the first man to reach the top in 10:48. It was his second straight year as the top male and overall finishers.

The lone SKFR female, 34-year-old Reagan Benedetti, finished 46th among 134 participants in the women’s division. Defending champ, Georgia Sanz Daniels of Graham Fire and Rescue, was the first female to reach the top in 14:22.

Other SKFR firefighters participating and there overall finish were:

• 71: Mark Cox, 29, 15:06

• 188 Scott Gammill, 42, 16:36

• 346: Tim Mason, 47, 18:03

• 407: Robert Jones, 31, 18:35

• 412: Joe Zurbrugg, 30, 18:37

• 535: Scott Hiskey, 35, 19:37

• 625: Shawn Prestegard, 34, 20:13

• 629: Jesse Prigeon, 31, 20:16

• 631: Leif Anderson, 33, 20:16

• 743: Mark Lewis, 45, 21:14

• 867: Ed Seibold, 51, 22:19

• 997: Mike Kehl, 44, 24:12

•1102: Brenden Lowery, 21, 26.29

• 1349 Randy Eaton, 43, 35:23

• 1446 Michael Smith, 47, 1:13.26

The event raised more than $1.2 million to support the Washington/Alaska Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

For complete results visit, www.racecenter.com/results/2013/res_fftmt13.htm.

 

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