Steve Tomplin of Milton, Pa. was the overall winner of the 39th Annual Switch-Back Scamper 10 K Race and 5 K Walk, held Sunday, Oct. 18.

The Scamper begins behind St. Joseph's Church in Summit Hill and commences down the Switch-Back Trail to Jim Thorpe, where it concludes at Mauch Chunk Lake Park.

Tomplin's winning time was 36 minutes, 57 seconds. Placing second was Jeff Crahalla of Drums, Pa., who is a previous winner of the Scamper, with a time of 38:25. Marian High School cross country coach Jeremy Dormer placed third.

Rebecca Redline of Breinigsville was the women's winner in 45:07.

The top overall 5 K walker was Jim Pugliese of Hazleton in 32:37.

There were 46 runners and 12 walkers in this year's race.

Proceeds from the race benefit the St. John Lutheran Church Restoration Fund.

Switch-Back Scamper 10 K

Overall

Male

1. Steve Tomplin (Milton) 36:57, 2. Jeff Crahalla (Drums) 38:25, 3. Jeremy Dormer 38:54.

Female

1. Rebecca Redline (Breinigsville) 45:07, 2. Mary Kemmerer (New Tripoli) 50:23, 3. Trish Savage (Bethlehem) 52:24.

18 and Under

Male

1. Matthew Curran (Jim Thorpe) 41:34

Female

1. Erin Bucci (Jim Thorpe) 58:37.

19-24

Female

1. Amanda Frey (Walnutport) 60:47.

25-29

Male

1. Matthew Walsh (Lake Ariel) 41:45

30-34

Male

1. Kyle George (Jim Thorpe) 39:51

Female

1. Angi Lager (Jim Thorpe) 61:46.

35-39

Female

1. Heather Bartey (Nesquehoning) 53:11.

40-44

Male

1. Christopher Orem (Easton) 46:45, 2. Don Polgan (Bethlehem) 55:29

45-49

Male

1. Bruce Kemmerer (New Tripoli) 38:58, 2. Philip Barletto (Blakeslee) 42:04

Female

1. Sharon Sein (Churchville, Pa.) 57:02.

50-59

Male

1. Steve Werley (Orefield) 41:31, 2. Kim Hamm (New Tripoli) 41:53

Female

1 Marie O'Donnell (Lansford) 59:04.

60-69

Male

1. Jim Rehrig (Nazareth) 44:03

70 and Over

Male

1. Jim Schultz (Wilmington, Del.) 61:01

Walkers

Male

1. Jim Pugliese (Hazleton) 32:37

Female

1. Jenny Glenn (Wilmington, Del.) 37:07

Oldest

Tom Lager (Jim Thorpe) 33:42

Youngest

Alicia Glenn (Delaware) 40:49.