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Grandma’s and Cornfield 10k

Finisher medals hang at the finish line of Grandma’s Marathon in the Canal Park neighborhood of Duluth Saturday morning. — Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com

Saturday, June 16th was highlighted by two major events where LRC Racing made their presence known once again.

Six team members travelled to Duluth, MN for the 42nd Grandma’s Marathon and Gary Bjorklund Half-Marathon.  On the course reporting had the weather be about as perfect as it can be this time of year with overcast skies and temps in the low 50s.  The predicted wash out never appeared during the morning and racers took advantage of the slight rolling hills and panoramic views of Lake Superior.

MARATHON

Ryan Dostal, 2:29:54 (PR) 43rd OA

Mike Rathje, 2:30:36, 48th OA

Hayley Sutter, 2:52:56, 56th OA

Charles Smith, 2:54:27, 21st Masters

HALF-MARATHON

Johnny Rutford, 1:06:14 (PR, Team Record), 16th OA

Nolan Zimmer, 1:08:44, 32nd OA

A few teammates made a shorter drive up to Papillion for the 3rd local event of the Pink Gorilla Race Series, the Cornfield Cornfield 10k.  Starting and finishing in Werner Park (home of the Kansas City Royals’ triple A team the Stormchasers), racers were met with some of the hottest race temps of the year.  As always the crew raced as well as the conditions allowed and represented well in a tour of the southwest part of the Omaha Metro Area

Jessa Sughroue, 42:03, 2nd OA/1st AG

Jordan Wheeler, 34:05, 2nd OA/1st AG

Andrew Jacob, 36:39, 6th OA/3rd AG

Ivan Marsh, 38:12, 7th OA/1st AG

Jason Schmadere, 41:29, 13th OA/1st AG

Ryan Regnier, 46:18, first race back from injury in some time, well done man.

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  1. Charles on June 20, 2018 at 9:53 pm

    Charles Smith, 2:54:27, 21st Masters

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