On your marks, get set, go!

Staff Writer

Day 4 of the 49th annual Punxsutawney Groundhog Festival featured 117 racers competing in the Punxsutawney Area Community Center 5K/2 Mile Fun Walk. After running down West Mahoning Street and up North Chestnut to Walston Road, racers turned around and headed back to town. Pictured above are the top three female finishers: third place — Gabrielle Hahn, 14, Warren — 21:39; second place — Sarah Taylor, 19, Harrison City, Pa. — 20:17; first place — Jen Pace, 28, Kane — 20:08; top three male finishers: third place — Mike Williamson, 23, Erie — 17:36; second place — Griffin Mackey, 17, Sewickley, Pa. — 17:09; and first place — Dylan Buffington, 23, Brookville — 16:31. (Photo by Rose Klaiber/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

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