Kenny Krygier won the Liberty 5K Run and Sheila Klick finished second and was the top female runner in the event Sunday in Smyrna.

The race was sponsored by the Smyrna Clayton Running Club to benefit the club, the Smyrna-Clayton July 4th Association and the Smyrna-Clayton Ministerium’s Community Food Pantry.

Krygier, 31, of Clayton, covered the 3.1-mile course in 19:24.1 while Klick, 35, of Dover, crossed the finish line in 19:43.9. The course started at Blue Earl Brewing in the Smyrna Business Park, crossed over Wheatley’s Pond Road into the Town of Clayton and then returned to Blue Earl Brewing.

The masters champions, ages 40 and up, were George Troemel, 51, of Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, in 20:15.9, and Vickie Vlachos, 52, of Milford, in 25:35.8.

A total of 154 participants finished the run/walk.

Here are the winners in each age group:

13 & under

Males – 1. Caughnery Freese, 22:32.5; 2. Seth Thompson, 33:48.9; 3. Austin Yourek, 38:40.8.

Females – 1. Brooke Barfell, 26:54.3; 2. Joey Blankenship, 32:45.3; 3. Rileigh Linehan, 1:00:23.5.

Ages 14-18

Males – 1. Trevor Blankenship, 21:00.4; 2. Pierce Barfell, 22:30.4; 3. Deshawn Price Jr., 27:44.5.

Females – 1. Alexis Barfell, 23:26.1; 2. Daisha Bush, 37:07.1; 3. Lexi Thwaites, 39:09.4.

Ages 19-29

Males – 1. Vincent O’Donnel, 20:58.5; 2. Jordan Matthews, 23:38.7; 3. David Donze, 29:36.7.

Females – 1. Sheree Pleasanton, 26:15.9; 2. Amanda Donze, 27:25.8; 3. Amy Bubenko, 28:36.2.

Ages 30-39

Males – 1. Andy Gorlich, 20:08.3; 2. Nick Freese, 20:47.1; 3. Robert Novak, 21:55.9.

Females – 1. Nichole Netz, 23:21.2; 2. Nicole Cheslock, 25:16.5; 3. Stephanie Harrison, 25:51.0.

Ages 40-49

Males – 1. Christopher Baker, 20:19.1; 2. Mike Rosan, 22:06.9; 3. Rick Short, 22:41.5.

Females – 1. Denise Balliet, 26:27.9; 2. Dianna Anderson, 26:54.8; 3. Melissa Reed, 26:59.2.

Ages 50-59

Males – 1. Cornelis Maliepaard, 23:05.7; 2. Lorne Thwaites, 24:53.6; 3. Kevin McDermott, 25:22.2.

Females – 1. Melanie Arnold, 27:08.7; 2. Cathy Rosenkranz, 37:43.7; 3. Shirley Semple, 46:17.7.

Ages 60-69

Males – 1. George Christie, 26:10.1; 2. Chris Foltz, 31:44.1; 3. Paul McNinch, 35:07.2.

Females – 1. Alexis Jamison, 28:05.1; 2. Linda Akell, 42:02.0; 3. Genevieve Ittner, 57:22.3.

Ages 70 & over

Males – 1. Howard Bowker, 31:57.7.

Females – 1. April Anderson, 37:04.6; 2. Betty Olmstead, 41:50.3.

See the photo gallery and videos from the Liberty 5K on our website.