Colby Wissel (189) from KU wins the Big 12 Cross Country Championships held at Rim Rock Farm on Oct 28 (gmw)
Oct 29 - Quite a Cross Country Weekend! A lot to celebrate in our area from this weekend's top performances:
Many of these high schoolers have helped with local races as volunteers. We are always appreciative of their support. Our congratulations on a fine cross country season. See you at the next run.
On Monday evening (Oct 30), Sunflower Broadband (channel 6) will show the Billy Mills story: "Running Brave." Billy Mills' surprise victory and the way it was recorded on live TV is one of those magical moments in sports history. Here's the YouTube clip of that last lap. Mills will be in Lawrence on Nov 1 at the Bert Nash benefit honoring KU Track Legends and Friends.
Oct 26 - Entries are coming in for our Thanksgiviging Day Run. See who's signed up. See who's coming "home" for dinner.
More from last weekend's races around the country: Local results from the Nike Women's Half Marathon, San Francisco, CA, Sun, Oct 22, 2006.
Oct 23 - Congrats to all our marathoners who ran this weekend.
Quick link to the Chicago Marathon Results for Lawrence runners. Scott McVey posted a 2:59 to qualify for Boston. Check on other locals with their times, numerous splits, and placings.
Tom Kreissler took 4th overall in last Sunday's Wichita Marathon - best among the Lawrencians. Topeka's Tony Estes was 5th just ahead of Steve Riley (1st in M50).
2006 WICHITA MARATHON (Lawrence Results) SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2006 Place Name City St Bib# Sex Age Time ===== ============= ======== == ==== === === ======= 4 TOM KREISSLER LAWRENCE KS 173 M 36 2:56:45 1st M35 5 TONY ESTES TOPEKA KS 194 M 49 2:58:12 1st M45 6 STEVE RILEY LAWRENCE KS 172 M 52 2:59:41 1st M50 27 KARL BROOKS LAWRENCE KS 120 M 50 3:17:56 2nd M50 99 SHEILA CONNOLLY LAWRENCE KS 127 F 41 3:49:16 3rd F40 93 JOHN CONNOLLY LAWRENCE KS 126 M 45 4:16:45 202 SCOTT MCCLURE LAWRENCE KS 296 M 42 4:20:13 247 AARON REED LAWRENCE KS 325 M 24 4:40:08 260 DONNA HULTINE LAWRENCE KS 463 F 48 4:49:42
Oct 18 -The web page editor will be away from his desk(top) for a week. In the mean time, here's another "Follow Me" video from the French orienteer Thierry Gueorgiou - this one will give you a good idea of what orienteering is like in the best of terrains (Finland in this case): Follow Me VI. The leaves are changing colors, so the O' season in the KC area is finally here.You don't have to stay on the trails. But no matter where, enjoy your running. - gmw
Oct 15 - Des Moines Marathon/Half Marathon - Lawrence Results
Marathon Overall Place Div/Tot Name Age/Sex City Time Pace ===== ======= ================ === ======= ======= ===== 85 13/84 Jake Messersmith M28 Lawrence 3:18:33 7:35 153 4/45 Jack Hope M58 Lawrence 3:29:19 8:00 343 43/102 John Frydman M48 Lawrence 3:50:46 8:49 376 9/52 Bridget Vinter F42 Lawrence 3:53:54 8:56 513 58/102 Christopher TurnerM46 Lawrence 4:06:59 9:26 603 64/102 Dennis Anthony M45 Lawrence 4:16:02 9:47 Half Marathon 153 19/83 Dan Pickert M44 Ottawa 1:42:04 7:48 1101 92/127 Allison Edwards F20 Lawrence 2:18:09 10:33
Oct 14 - Results from Saturday's WOW Run.
Oct 7 - Results are in from the KC Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K. Karen Hyde set a new personal PR in the marathon with a time of 3:34:51, leading a 1-2 finish (in the F45 category) of runLawrencians with Laurie Comstock in 2nd. Other winners were Frank Aleman (M50 5K), Jodie Smith (F18 marathon), and Dee Boeck (F55 half marathon).
Congratulations, too, to Mitch Colahan (2nd in M-17 in the marathon), Lori Lange (3rd, F45 half M), and Diane Waltho (3rd F50 half M). Diane, who has ran many half marathons, also set a new PR today with a time of 1:50:34. To see all the Lawrence area results, click on .
Some great results to report from the Sept 17 at the St Charles (MO) Lewis & Clark Half Marathon: Jack Hope took 1st in M55, Erika Plumlee 1st (F30-34) and Scott McVey 2nd (M25-29). The group got to meet Dean Karnazes there at the kickoff of his 50/50/50. - (Thanks to Marc Scarbrough for the report). See results at:
Oct 1 - Go to the results page to see all the times from the Sandrat Trail Run. A special thanks to all the Manhattan runners who came out, had good runs and took home a lot of rats (awards).