Saturday, March 17, 2007

Race Report: Irish for a Day 5K

Huge numbers for the inaugural Irish for a Day 5K. Marathon Sports owner John Long estimated the crowd at 2,200. Results were kept for the top 500 runners. $2,000 in prize money attracted some top local talent. Jason Lehmkuhle outran his former Drake University teammate Zach Schendel, 14:51 to 15:19. Katie McGregor finished fourth overall in 16:25, nearly three minutes in front of the second woman.
Race photos: Big crowd on Lake Harriet, Jason Lehmkuhle, Zach Schendel and Irish girl Katie McGregor. Click on a photo for larger view.

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