December 2017

River City Running Club

 

 

December Newsletter


Upcoming Races

December 2 Jingle Bells Run 5m, 5k Onalaska, WI
December 9 Ugly Sweater Run 5k La Crosse, W
January 6 Resolution Run 5m, 5k Onalaska, WI

Banquet summary and announcements:

Many thanks go out to those who helped put the banquet together last month. Thanks Dave Mocco for picking up the food. Thanks to Jim Stenulson for taking care of beverages. Thanks to Randi Pueschner and Teri Walensky for running the check-in, membership, and jersey table out front. Thank you to all who attended and made the event a fun, social evening.

Awards that the club voted on:

Male Runner of the Year: Jake Hegge

Female Runner of the Year: Kristi Shappell

Male Rookie of the Year: Andy Nordeen

Female Rookie of the Year: Margaret Ho

Male Most Improved: Jim Stenulson

Female Most Improved: Terri Serres Walensky



RACE & FINISH TIME RELATED AWARDS

M Fastest Marathon – Jake Hegge, 2:53:06, June 17th Grandma’s Marathon, Duluth

 

F Fastest Marathon - Lila Planavsky, 3:31:23 at Green Bay, May 21st

M Age Graded Marathon –Jamie Mannion (age graded – made 3:27:16 marathon to 2:49)

 

F Age Graded Marathon – Kristi Shappell (4:07:27 marathon age graded becomes 3:10:27)

M Most Miles Raced – Jim Stenulson (340.3 miles raced)

 

F Most Miles Raced – Angie Puent (175.8 miles raced)

 

M Most Marathons and Half Marathons – Tony Toledo (6)

 

F Most Marathons and Half Marathons - Kristie Shappell (4)

M Most Races 10k or Shorter – James Murray and RJ Miller (Tie)

 

F Most Races 10k or Shorter – Stacy Suchla

M Fastest 5k - Brian Dahl, 13:25 (1st 30-34), UW-L Turkey Trot last fall

 

F Fastest 5k - Lila Planavsky, 20:38 (1st 30-39), February 11 YMCA Heartthrob

 

*If you won an award, but did not attend the banquet, please contact the president (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)" style="font-size: medium; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">) to arrange a time to pick up your award.


 

CLUB BUSINESS:

Vice-President: Randi Pueschner has stepped down from VP position after years of service. Many thanks to Randi for her organization, adaptability, and service throughout the years and at the annual banquet. Michael Borst has volunteered to take on the position. Please welcome him in his new role for the club.

Open positions in the club leadership: Newsletter editor. Produce monthly newsletter from submitted articles, race results and upcoming races and announcements. About 1-2 hours per month. (Will train. Please contact the president if you are interested in the position.


 

 

RCRC Membership Report

 

It's that time of year again to support the River City Running Club and a healthy running culture in our community by renewing your annual club membership.

Many of you have already done so by paying at the banquet in November.  Thanks much. 

 

For all of the rest of you who have not paid for 2018, please send your annual dues at this time.

 

$20 individual or $30 family, check payable to River City Running Club

Mail to:  Kathy Moen, 2603 Baumgartner Drive, La Crosse, WI  54603.

 

If you have any membership questions, please contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  I will do my best to help you out.

 

Happy Running,

Kathy Moen, Membership Chair


 

 

UP-COMING EVENTS:

Christmas Light's Run - Thursday, December 14th, 5:30pm group run to

Riverside Park through the lights display then back along King St., up

24th, and back along Campbell to Greengrass Cafe for food and drink on the

club.

 

Kettle Run - Saturday, December 16th, 10:00am from Schmidty's parking lot

for a 7.5 miles route that takes you to all the Salvation Army kettles in

town to spread some holiday cheer. (See attachment for details).

-Christmas Day Run – Maureen Kinney plans to hold the Christmas Day run and breakfast to follow. Details forthcoming.

New Year’s Day Run – 5 mile loop on old Chileda course starting from downtown by US Bank building 7:30am. Details forthcoming.


 

Local Running News: Sad news, but Grand Bluff Running will be closing their retail shop by December 31. Starting December 1st all items will be marked down. 


Results:

 

November 12, Athens Marathon, Athens, Greece

Kathy Moen 5:12:05 Maureen Kinney 5:45:44
Dave Bange 5:39:53    

November 12, Madison Marathon, Madison, WI

Marathon      
Rob Smith 3:50:59 Darick Bloom 4:59:22
Half Marathon      
Margaret Ho 1:22:39 (3rd 25-29) Theresa Riley 2:47:42 (1st 70+)

November 18, UW-L Turkey Trot 5K, La Crosse, WI

Aaron Puent 19:36 Kevin Hegland 27:47
Jamie Mannion 20:15 (1st 60-64) Ruben Anderson 27:48
JJim Stenulson 22:01 (2nd 60-64) Bonnie Stubbendick 27:49 (3rd 6064)
Darick Bloom 22:07 Shari Hegland 28:11
Jerry Reuteler 22:58 (3rd 60-64) Ann Gibbons 28:18
Angie Smith 23:00 (2nd 50-54) Jil Karr 28:59
Tom Gibbons 23:24 Bob Rusch 30:06
Keith Stubbendick 25:37 Cory Clark 34:57
Nancy Winberg 26:26 (1st 60-64) Anne Schmidt 36:02
Naoko Aminaka 27:28 Theresa Riley 38:27 (1st 70+)

November 20, Festival Foods Turkey Trot 5 Miles, Onalaska, WI

Aaron Puent 32:46 Eden Winga 45:30
Ruben Anderson 33:37  Rebecca Karr 45:39
Jamie Mannion 37:01 (1st 60-64) Aliason Karr 45:40
Len Pitt 40:08 Jil Karr 46:01
Nathan Karr 41:49 (2nd Under 13) Naoko Aminaka 46:38
Kristine Tabor 42:00 Stacy Suchla 49:11
Andy Winga 42:22 Tonya Pitt 49:53
Taryn Winga 42:22 Michell Pitt 49:53
Kathy Moen 43:14 (3rd 60-64) Libby Winga 51:35
Jenny Roberge 44:43 Casey Anderson 55:03

 

 

 

 
  • Banquet summary and announcements:
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    Awards that the club voted on:
    Male Runner of the Year&'
    Female Runner of the Year:()
    Male Rookie of the Year&*+
    Female Rookie of the Year&'
    Male Most Improved&
    Female Most Improved&!
    RACE & FINISH TIME RELATED AWARDS
    M Fastest Marathon – '#,&-.&/0#12
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    M Most Miles Raced – 7.9/.;
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  • M Most Marathons and Half Marathons – 70;
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    M Most Races 10k or Shorter – 7;
    F Most Races 10k or Shorter – 
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    CLUB BUSINESS:
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    RCRC Membership Report
     
    It's that time of year again to support the River City Running Club and a healthy running culture in our
    community by renewing your annual club membership.
    Many of you have already done so by paying at the banquet in November. Thanks much.
     
    For all of the rest of you who have not paid for 2018, please send your annual dues at this time.
     
    $20 individual or $30 family, check payable to River City Running Club
    Mail to: Kathy Moen, 2603 Baumgartner Drive, La Crosse, WI 54603.
     
     
  •  
    If you have any membership questions, please contact me at kathrun@centurytel.net. I will do my best to
    help you out.
     
    Happy Running,
    Kathy Moen, Membership Chair
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    "+?48-@)=6
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