OLEAN, NY — Seventy-one runners took part in the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce’s first Allegheny River Running Fest half-marathon Saturday.

Dale Flanders of Allegany finished first among the men with a time of 1:21:26. Tops among the women was Angela Colomaio of Olean with a time of 1:38:52.

In a 10K race that was part of the race of the event, Joe Pitzonka of Orchard Park finished first among the men with a time of 00:39:48. Tracy Kelly of Jamestown finished with a time of 00:45:11, best among the women. Forty-two people ran in the 10K race.

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“The weather was superb for runners,” Erica Dreher, the chamber’s member services manager, said. “The fog lifted by race start at 9 a.m., and the sun was shining, the temp just great.”

The full list of race times and participants is available at itsyourrace.com.

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