|WOW Run participants were treated to fall colors on Oct 30th; the King of the Hill race within the Nash Dash (gmw)|
|Oct 2010 archive||
Oct 30 - WAMEGO — It's been five years since the Baldwin High School’s cross country teams have both won state championships in the same year — until here today at the Class 4A state meet. The girls outdistanced runnerup Desoto 58 pts to 105 with a 7-11-19-21-25 finish among their top five. The boys were equally impressive scoring 66 pts (2-6-23-27-30) ahead of 2nd place Mulvane with 89 pts. Top finishers were Elizabeth Sigvaldson and Tony Weiss. more
Lawrence High boys took 3rd at the 6A race at Rim Rock Farm. more
Oct 29 - Entries are coming in for the Thanksgiving Day 5K in Lawrence from Alaska to Boston. Join our guests and the local crowd for a healthy start to the holiday feast. Check the list of who's signed up. The entry form is available on line and various sporting goods stores and recreation centers in town.
Oct 28 - From the NY Times: Having won world championships or set world records from the metric mile to the marathon, Haile Gebrselassie of Ethiopia is considered by many the greatest distance runner of this or any generation. And yet as he prepares for the New York City Marathon on Nov. 7, Gebrselassie’s world mark of 2 hours 3 minutes 59 seconds has fostered debate about competition versus records and has drawn criticism from some elite runners for the orchestrated way his fastest times over 26.2 miles were achieved. more
Oct 26 - Francis Sporting Goods is having a New Balance sale from Oct 30th through Nov 6th. You will receive 20% off New Balance product plus receive a free t-shirt. You can also register for a free pair of shoes and other prizes. Hope to see you there. More info
Oct 18 - There's a mile race in the the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson, AZ. That's the vertical measurement. It's actually one of the toughest road marathon races.
The New York Times reports: The New York marathon is a walk in the park compared with what took place up the side of this mountain on Sunday. Boston’s famed Heartbreak Hill? A molehill. In what was billed as the world’s toughest road marathon, 26.2 miles at high altitude that went up and up and then up some more, hundreds of runners huffed and puffed up one of Tucson’s highest peaks. more
Oct 17 - At Sat's Sunflower League Cross Country Championships, Free State's Lynn Robinson and the Lawrence High boys team both took 3rd. Story from the Lawrence Journal-World.
Results from the junior high 1 mile races: GIRLS: 8th grade: 1. Leah Gabler 6:27; 3. Hannah Reussner 6:41; 8. Mallory McFall 7:05; 7th grade: 5. Maddie Stegman 6:46; 16: Aimee Neilson 7:27. BOYS: 7th grade: 5. Ethan Donley 6:18; 13. Griffin Hardy 7:06; 14. Brian Thimmesch 7:07; 24. Nate Goertzen 7:50.
Oct 16 - Former KU runner Paige Higgins is developing into one of the top marathoners in the U.S. and is featured in the Nov issue of Running Times. She worked with Greg McMillan on improving her running form.
Award winners of Lawrence area runners from today's Waddell & Reed KC Marathon races:
Oct 11 - Top finish among Lawrence area runners at Chicago was Lisa McDermott in 3:37:10. more results
On the same day as the Chicago event (10/10/10), the best local finishers at the Prairie Fire Marathon in Wichita were Brad Rhoden (3:17:33) and Marla Rhoden (3:38:02), both of Topeka. In the half marathon, Kyle Gerstner had the best local time (1:35:36) while Lindsey Funk ran a 1:51:27; both are from Lawrence. more results
Oct 10 - Early results: At the Chicago Marathon, Lawrence's Cindy Dunham ran a 4:39:02 while John Dunham finished in 4:33:00 and Julie Gasper did 4:36:34.
Oct 9 - Results from the Nash Dash. 5K winners: Carlos Lopez 19:19 and Lori Norwood 21:05. 10K: DJ Hilding 35:50 and Danielle Snyder 44:56. King of the Hill: Jake Deckert 0:52 and Andrea Stewart 1:10. The event celebrated the 60 years the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center has served the Lawrence community. Organizers ware not afraid to show off the fine hills as all runners got to run down 13th Street and up 12th Street and the 10Kers got the bonus uphill to 11th & West Campus Road.
Oct 4 - Results for the Lawrence junior high cross country team at Sat's (Oct 2) Community America International Meet at the Baldwin City Golf Course:
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