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Kevin Degnan
Former Canisius cross country runner Kevin Degnan completed his first 5K on Sunday after a recent surgery and rehab

Canisius College assistant cross country coach Aileen Hoak was one of several success stories at Sunday’s Shoes for the Shelter 5K. Her winning time of 17:38 broke the course record for women by two seconds.

The event attracted over 650 registered runners and walkers. The number exceeded the event’s record by more than 150. Dan Giza won the race in a time of 15:36.

Canisus winners included:

Male Student – Jon McDonald – 16:11
Female Student – Allison Braun – 20:08
Male Faculty/Staff – Trey Gardner – 19:02
Female Faculty/Staff – Aileen Hoak – 17:38
Male Alumnus- Josh Demars – 16:18
Female Alumna – Amanda Janosky – 21:07

The number of shoes collected will be announced later in the week. A complete set of results can be found at

Submitted by:  John Maddock, associate athletic director – external affairs, athletics