2nd annual Lola’s Lake Waconia Half Marathon results

More than 2,000 people ascended on Waconia to participate in the 2nd annual Lola’s Lake Waconia Half Marathon on Saturday, June 8. According to Adam Kocinski of Podium Sports Marketing, the event went well considering this was only its second year, the weather was picture perfect, and the runners, organizers and sponsors were all happy with the turnout. About half of the participants took part in the half marathon. New to the event this year was a 13.1 mile relay event, which attracted 40 teams of runners, and a 10-mile run, which had 250+ runners. In addition to those distance events, the event featured a 5K, a Dog 5K wave and a Kid’s run. The event was presented by Twin Cities Orthopedics and supported by Ridgeview Medical Center, Dannon Yogurt, Home For Life and the city of Waconia. It was produced by Podium Sports Marketing and is part of the Minnesota Running Series. The 3rd annual Lola’s Lake Waconia Half Marathon is scheduled for Saturday, June 7, 2014. Here, runners take off at the start of the 5K.

More than 2,000 people ascended on Waconia to participate in the 2nd annual Lola’s Lake Waconia Half Marathon on Saturday, June 8. According to Adam Kocinski of Podium Sports Marketing, the event went well considering this was only its second year, the weather was picture perfect, and the runners, organizers and sponsors were all happy with the turnout. About half of the participants took part in the half marathon. New to the event this year was a 13.1 mile relay event, which attracted 40 teams of runners, and a 10-mile run, which had 250+ runners. In addition to those distance events, the event featured a 5K, a Dog 5K wave and a Kid’s run. The event was presented by Twin Cities Orthopedics and supported by Ridgeview Medical Center, Dannon Yogurt, Home For Life and the city of Waconia. It was produced by Podium Sports Marketing and is part of the Minnesota Running Series. The 3rd annual Lola’s Lake Waconia Half Marathon is scheduled for Saturday, June 7, 2014. Here, runners take off at the start of the 5K.

Half-Marathon Results

Male Overall:

1. Erik Solberg, Eagan, 1:15:45.96.

2. Joseph Midthun, Dassel, 1:22:02.99.

3. Joe Klescewski, Eden Prairie, 1:22:32.01.

4. Eric Stevenson, St. Anthony, 1:23:13.39.

5. Daniel Mahota, Minnestrista, 1:23:22.00.

6. Kevin Price, 1:24:00.14

7. Eric Sanchez, Chaska, 1:25:10.86.

8.  Tommy Peterson, St. Paul, 1:25:17.56.

9. Darrin Diedrich, Bloomington, 1:26:29.18

10. Eric Kronback, Roseville, 1:27:12.10.

LolasHalfMarathonCMYKFemale Overall:

1. Angela Kidd, Chanhassen, 1:26:52.55.

2. Kara Peterson, St. Paul, 1:27:57.73.

3. Keely Clemons, Chanhassen, 1:32:26.02.

4. Becky Youngberg, Eden Prairie, 1:32:53.68.

5. Brianna Rohne, St. Paul, 1:33:24.19.

6. Anja Standly, Lonsdale, 1:34:43.26.

7. Molly Christensen, Brooklyn Park, 1:35:00.38.

8. Kristin Weinzierl, Waconia, 1:35:07.77.

9. Jennifer Herman, Waconia, 1:36:04.77.

10. Whitney Klinck, Shorewood, 1:36:24.80.

 

1O Mile results

Male Overall:

1. Ryan Albu, Minneapolis, 1:07:46.80.

2. Mike Bester, 1:10:05.51

3. Jared Anderson, St.Paul, 1:10:45.19

4. Rich Barrett, Minnetonka, 1:11:54.16.

5. Christopher Olson, Minnetonka, 1:13:34.56.

6. Dave Marek, Chaksa, 1:14:48.87.

7. Braden Beam, St. Louis Park, 1:15:46.34.

8. Mark Roberts, Savage, 1:17:33.50.

9. Matthew Welschinger, Minneapolis, 1:17:52.10.

10. Adam Rohne, 1:18:04.59.

Female Overall:

1. Angie Voight, St. Paul, 1:08:45.50.

2. Cortney Minger, Waconia, 1:13:42.42.

3. Paula Kastenson, Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., 1:16:18.93.

4. Lisa Waskey, Chanhassen, 1:16:35.87

5. Molly Gulsvig, Minneapolis, 1:16:40.00

6. Jennifer Kaplan, Minneapolis, 1:17:08.83.

7. Sara Miller, Shakopee, 1:18:00.67

8. Sarah Kenutis, Minnetonka, 1:18:03.24

9. Emily Elmore, Minneapolis, 1:18:46.19

10. Kim Scheel, Mankato, 1:19:31:03

 

5K Results

Male overall:

1. Phil Thompson, 19:15.24

2. Paul Brown, Waconia, 19:33.55

3. Taylor Wilde, Greenwood, 19:56.73

4. Michael Bahe, Silver Lake, 21:34.27

5. Nik Feist, Waconia, 21:34.48

6. Ben Strand, 22:05.80

7. Tim Strand, 22:05.90

8. Lucas Frafjord, Rosemount, 22:16.17

9. Blayn McGuire, 22:25.32

10. Peter Cecil, Minneapolis, 22:35.51

Female Overall:

1. Allison Juda, Maple Grove, 23:52.97.

2. Karen Graham, Oakdale, 23:57.76.

3. Julie Krommendyk, Belle Plaine, 24:21.74.

4. SheaAnna Sellner, Minneapolis, 24:26.72.

5. Hyedi Nelson, Minneapolis, 25:57.75.

6. Christy Feist, Waconia, 26:32.05.

7. Linda Weiser, Plymouth, 26:45.54.

8. Corrine Fisher, Rogers, 26:46.89.

9. Sara Donnay, Elk River, 26:47.81.

10. Kelly Henderson, Spring Park, 26:50.74.

 

Dog Day 5K

Male Overall:

1. Kary Nathan, Maple Grove, 18:21.35.

2. Gary Jeter, 18:51.10

3. James Watt, 19:40.28

4. Gary Jeter, 20:30.06

5. Joseph Nietfled, Minneapolis, 21:28.30

6. Chris Evenstad, Minneapolis, 21:58.50

7. Craig Armburst, 22:50.78

8. Jacob Laabs, Roseville, 23:15.21

9. Bob Alwin, Brookyln Park, 23:16.97

10. Steve Wert, 24:30:04

Female Overall:

1. Cole Welchlin-Bradf, Minneapolis, 20:23.52.

2. Brittney Moffatt, Fridley, 21:00.79.

3. Amelia Ruefthaler, Erie, Penn., 22:55.87.

4. Carrie Philipp, Albertville, 23:29.39.

5. Lexie DeVries, Minnetonka, 24:27.84.

6. Alisha Cowell, Minneapolis, 25:09.91.

7. Regina Gibson, 25:44.52.

8. Amber Spanier, Minneapolis, 26:06.46.

9. Julia Trachy, St. Louis Park, 26:19.43.

10. Lindsay Krueger, 26:19.84.

 

For more thorough results, including results from the half marathon relay, visit the web at www.lakewaconiahalfmarathon.com.

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