Going by the The South Park fountain at the May 11 Hope for Healing 5K; tiaras and tutus were in fashion at the annual KC
Express Mothers Day 5K (gmw); Apr 27: Elana Ho's artwork from the Quail Run School thank you letter (click to see letter).
May 20 - Congratulations to Lawrencians Jennifer Kongs and Brian Daldorph on their winning runs at the Five Trails Half Marathon, Sun, May 19. Jennifer was 1st overall female (1:37:23) and Brian was 1st masters male (1:35:03). Matt O'Reilly was 2nd male overall in 1:24:30.
May 17 - Ras Vaughan's Unsupported, Sextuple-Rim-to-Rim - UltraPedestrian sets OKT (Only Known Time) on epic Grand Canyon route.
Jason Vaughan, 41, widely known as Ras, and who performs music under the name Jahson Ites, has become somewhat of a living folk hero in the Pacific-Northwest running community, and the only races he’ll likely ever win are the ones in which no one else participates. more - by Tim Mathis (TrailRunner magazine)
May 12 - Dan Kuhlman (Lecompton) on the trails on the west side of Perry Lake at the Rock On Trail Runs on Sat, May 11. Dan finished 2nd over on the 50K course with a time of 4:49:23.
May 6 - Waco, Texas - The Kansas men's track & field team saw four individual conference titles claimed by Jayhawks as the team competed on the third and final day of the Big 12 Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The team amassed 82.5 points to claim a fifth-place finish in the team standings, its highest finish at the league meet since placing fourth in 2005. more
May 5 - Congrats to Dan and Leah Kuhlman on their 10K runs at the NMBPS Run for the Zoo in Albuquerque, NM that concluded the RRCA National Convention. Dan took 2nd in M55 (41:24) and Leah 13th in F50 (57:31).
The KU Women's Track Team won the Big 12 Championship today in Waco, TX scoring 158 pts; last year's champ Texas was 2nd with 145 pts. Four individual champions as well as wins in both the 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relays propelled the Jayhawks to their first outdoor team title in program history. Paris Daniels scored 23 of the team’s final 84 points. more
There will be a one day showing of the "Spirit of the Marathon II" at the Southwind Theaters on June 12, 7 pm. Tickets available are on-line.
May 4 - (below left) Remember the warm nearly 60 degree weather at the Jan 19 Topeka to Auburn Half Marathon? (right) There were patches of snow around Olathe the morning of the May 4 Heart and Sole Run. More photos from Olathe.
May 2 - In the May issue of Senior Monthly. more
Apr 29 - Warrior King: Keith Dowell (below left) was first of 205 M50-59s and 56th overall among 9,123 runners at the Warrior Dash on Sat, Apr 27 at Platte City, MO. Dog Day's leader Ken Baldwin also completed the challenge course placing 11th in the M60+ race.
Apr 28 - A weekend packed with races in Lawrence. Above (top) are photos from the last Hilltop Hustle 5K on the certified 5K course through the KU campus. Future runs will be somewhere else. This was held Sat., Apr 27 At the same time a 5K started from downtown - the St John's Eagle Run (upper right photo).
Apr 27 - Edvard Munch's "Greg's Scream" - What did the Western States 100 do to cause Greg Burger to scream? Was it the strain of completing 100 miles or when he found out his entry was accepted? Come to the next runLawrence club meeting and find out.
Sunday, May 5, 4:30 pm at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Apr 20 - From the KU Army ROTC Ranger Buddy Competition at Clinton State Park. More info. The run/walk with heavy backpacks was just the start of more skills competitions throughout the day.
updated: May 21, 2013
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