Thursday, June 29, 2006

July 1st


UW Parkside Course (Parking here)
Time: 7:00 AM

Parkside 10k course
Parkside 5k course

Last Saturday run before the Chicago and Marine Corps Marathon start their build up.


Monday, June 19, 2006

Saturday - June 24th

Colonial Park (map)

7:00 AM

Running Route

It’s time we start setting out water for the longer runs. Some of you are planning the Marine Corp or the Chicago marathon and the build up will start in a couple of weeks. I will need to know who needs water bottles. This work well when we all take a turn getting the water located.

We had a great showing in the Lighthouse Run. Great to have so many on such a hot day.

Our 10 Mile finishers were:

  • Bob O’Brian 1:23:09.7 (placed 6th in his age group)
  • Norris Richardson 1:34:21.4 (placed 4th in his age group)
  • Mike Dedrich 1:36:28.5
  • John Becker 1:39:33.7
  • Jeff Hecker 1:40:25.8
  • Andy Hay 1:50:26.8
  • Dan Barry 1:50:27.7
  • David Paulson 1:54:13.6
  • Bill Folk 1:57:52.4


  • Melissa Northrup 1:24:07.8 (placed 3rd in her age group)
  • Sandy Kontra 1:47:36.8 (placed 1st in her age group!!!)
  • Sue Barry 1:44:46.1

4 Mile Finishers:


  • Ralph Kelsy 44:54.7
  • Vova Mocan


  • Meg Richardson 36:51.0
  • Stephanie Folk 43:20.0

Stand around and watch division:

Tom White
Jud Wyant

A Few Lighthouse Run Photos

We tried to get as many photos as possible but we were unable to get everyone...maybe next time. Here are the people we did get. Sandy...1st in her age group!!!

Norris...that's Meg cheering him on!

John...Don't worry, he won't catch you.

Jeff...1st race, 10 miles, and he's still smiling!

Dave...Still smiling after all that heat!?! it me or is he walking?

Andy (left) & Dan (right)..."Race you to the finish line?"

Wednesday, June 14, 2006


This Saturday, June 17th, many of us will be participating in the Lighthouse Run.

The run starts at the YMCA at 8 a.m. for the 10 mile and 8:10 a.m. for the 4 mile. Both runs finish at Monument Square.

Hope to see you all there!!

Next week…TBD

Monday, June 05, 2006

Saturday’s Run - June 10th

Saturday’s Run: Cancer Relay at Case High School Track. 7:00 AM

Coffee: I assume Panera.

The Relay for Life really marks the formation of the running group. Tom A. and I were running for downtown Rotary. Ralph was running for Johnson Bank at the same time. Conversation lead to regularly scheduled Sat. A.M. runs and the rest, as they say, is history.

Melissa adds:

Here is some information regarding contributions for the Cancer Relay. SCJ is holding a raffle as a way of collecting donations. The proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. The tickets costs are:

  • 1 ticket -- $5.00
  • 3 tickets -- $10.00
  • 8 tickets -- $20.00

The top prizes are...

  • Computer with Monitor & Printer
  • $500
  • $250
  • Gift Certificates from Dick's Sporting Goods, The Charcoal Grill, & other local establishments
  • Other Assorted prizes

All of these prizes have been donated so the entire ticket cost will go to the American Cancer Society. Mari & I have tickets you may purchase from us on Saturday morning or contact us via e-mail, otherwise, you may purchase raffle tickets at the SCJ tent the morning of the relay. The raffle will be held on Saturday morning and you do not need to be present to win a prize. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact either Mari or myself. Thanks and see you Saturday morning!