A few represented at the NWU Alumni run on Saturday morning (~4 miles), with Johnny Rutford placing 2nd overall (20:54), Cole Marolf 4th (21:05) and Neil Wolford 9th (21:48).
The bulk of the group chose to represent at the Buffalo Run this past Sunday, with Ivan Ivanov taking home the first master’s award in a time of 27:31 (2nd Overall) and Michelle Paxton winning the women’s race by over two minutes (30:48). Ann Bauermeister also placed first in her age group with a time of 36:34.
Others to represent LRC in the Top 10 at the Buffalo Run included Andrew Jacob (27:51, 3rd), Brian Wandzilak (28:11, 6th) and Derek Sekora (28:57, 7th). Brian Kelley (30:03, 1st AG), Jason Schmaderer (30:05, 1st AG), Austin McKillip (30:31, 2nd AG), Cole Marolf (30:53), Jeff Hansen (31:27, 1st AG), Brett Daugherty (31:35, 2nd AG), Darin Schlake (31:54, 1st AG), Kevin Burke (33:22) and Kerry McDermott (35:11, 2nd AG) also all raced.
Meanwhile, up north in Sioux Falls, Logan Watley ran a 1:17:30 half marathon workout. He placed 6th with his time, only 2.5 minutes out of 2nd place. Even further up north, Trevor Vidlak ran the Minnesota Mile in a time of 4:23.3 (10th overall). Trevor’s time is a new team record for the distance.
Next up for the team will be an inaugural showing at the Woody Greeno Cross Country Invite at Pioneers Park this coming Saturday. A full team will be present, representing the blue/yellow.
Full results for races can be found here: