Sunday, September 5, 2010

Stampeders Number Nearly 1,000

Counting the walk, there were 970 finishers on Sunday at the Buffalo Grove Stampede. Cool temps made for ideal conditions in the north suburban 10K/5K put on by the Buffalo Grove Park District. Emisael Favela, 33, of Cicero, no stanger to these posts, won the 10K with a nice 32:32.7. Brian Gradowski, 28, of Buffalo Grove, was second in 33:03.8, and Phil Latter, 28, of Fort Collins, CO, was third in 33:29.9. Katie Hanser, 29, of Colymbia, MO, was the women's 10K winner in 37:19.2. Second went to Marlene Patterson, 27, of Evanston, in 38:07.0, and third was taken by Holly Ochs, 28, of Milwaukee, in 38:54.2. In the 5K, Derek Ericson, 21, of Crystal Lake, won with a 16:22.8. Mike Somers, 23, of Mundelein, was the runner-up in 16:41.0, and Tom Jordan, 29, of Hanover Park, was third in 18:01.3. The women's 5K winner was Meg Sullivan, 30, of Downers Grove. She took it in 19:17.8, with Kendelle Krause, 23, of Lombard, taking second in 20:48.4, and Colleen Seville, 57, of Chicgao grabbing a nice third in 22:06. There were 316 finishers in the 10K, 512 in the 5K and 142 in the 5K walk.

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