JAMESTOWN – The National Comedy Center has announced that more than 700 runners participated in the third annual Lucy Town Half Marathon, 5K & Univera Kids 2K, including runners from 24 different states. Additionally, stand-up up comedian Joy Behar performed in front of a packed house at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts during the weekend.
Greg Selke, 25, of North Chili and Trisha Byler, 31, of Rochester were the top male and female runners for the 13.1-mile half marathon that took place Sunday morning. For full results, photos, and information on next year’s event, visit www.lucyrace.com.
The Lucy Town Half Marathon & 5K race weekend has attracted participants from across the country annually since its creation in 2013, including both elite runners and Lucy fans alike.
The inaugural year was headlined by Martin Short, and during the 2014 race weekend, Jamestown welcomed comedian Bob Newhart and paid tribute to the iconic I Love Lucy grape stomping scene as 1,232 people set a new world record for most people treading grapes.