Dobson Wins Eglin Gate To Gate Run

May 31, 2011

Matt Dobson of Jay was the overall winner in the 26th annual Memorial Day Gate to Gate 4.4 Mile Run/Walk at Eglin Air Force Base Monday morning.

The 41-year old Dobson’s winning time was 24:21, just ahead of second place finisher Thomas Howell, 15, of  Niceville. The top female runner was Pasca Cheruiyot, 22, of  Tallahassee. She finished in fifth place overall with a time of 25:18.

One other North Escambia area runner placed in the race — William Robertson, 26, of Cantonment was 227th overall with a time of 36:13.

Picture: Overall male and female champions in the 26th annual Memorial Day Gate to Gate 4.4 Mile Run/Walk at Eglin Air Force Base Pasca Cheruiyot (left) of  Tallahassee and Matt Dobson (right) of Jay. Courtesy photo for, click to enlarge.


5 Responses to “Dobson Wins Eglin Gate To Gate Run”

  1. MD on June 3rd, 2011 7:35 am

    Give Earl a scratch behind the ear for me.

  2. Tony on June 2nd, 2011 7:35 pm

    Earl the squirrel said good job.

  3. Northend Alumnus on May 31st, 2011 11:16 am

    Is it just me or does Matt favor the actor Steve Martin. So cute!

  4. John Overstreet on May 31st, 2011 9:10 am

    Congrats Matthew…I remember you running back in those Touch One days!! Great job!!

  5. xpeecee on May 31st, 2011 7:12 am

    Congratulations, Matt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : )

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