Monday, February 15, 2010

Bareinis, Cicero Win Frosty 5M

The Frosty 5 Mile in Channahon was indeed frosty but still drew a field of 303 finishers on Sunday. Arturs Bareinis, 23, of Oak Forest, was the overall champion with a time of 27:36.6. Nathan Kerschner, 31, of Plainfield, was second in 28:27.4, and Charles Wiegand, 31, of La Grange Park, was third in 28:33.0. A familiar name from the past, Maria Cicero, 27, of Elmhurst, was the women's winner in 32:30.2. Tamera Munch, 33, of Joliet, was second woman in 34:16.0, and Stephanie McCollom, 29, of Channahon, was third in 34:28.9. Some of the big names in local running were in this race in an early tuneup for the season ahead.