At the Des Moines Marathon, Luka Thor made his marathon debut. Luka finished 7th overall in an impressive time of 2:26:38. Jeff Neilsen finished 2nd in his age group in 2:42:47. Brett Rosauer ran his debut for Team Nebraska, finishing the marathon in 2:45:42.
In the half marathon, Bridget Easley continued to cut time off her personal best. Bridget finished as the 4th woman in 1:20:08. Kristen Ramm ran well, finishing in 1:35:47. Amy Bagge also competed, running 1:53:48.
The Governor’s Cup 15K was held on Sunday in Lincoln. York Thomas finished 3rd overall in 51:17, exactly one week after running the Chicago Marathon. Steve Cross cracked the top 10 and was second in his age division, breaking 1 hour by 12 seconds. Leslie Van Winkle ran very well to win the women’s race in 1:02:52.
In Scottsbluff at the Fall Frolic, new teammate Ryan Larson finished 3rd place overall in 41:29 in the 10K. In the 5K, Aaron Carrizales ran away with the win in 16:44.