Sunday, December 6, 2009

Weekend Results - 12/5/09

This weekend was the St. Jude Marathon in Memphis. The weather was very cold, with temperatures unseasonable low at 32 degrees. This didn't stop Greg Reynolds from going out and running 3:02:27, placing him 55th overall. His wife Rebecca ran 4:03:49 and had the pleasure of walking with their daughter Maddie at mile 23. According to Greg, Team Maddiecakes raised close to $9000 in donations. Madeline Kate Reynolds was diagnosed with acute myeloid luekemia earlier this year. Fellow Racing Teammate Marty Clarke ran 3:15:00. Full results are here.
Locally, the Frosty Freeze 5km race was run in Decatur, Alabama on Saturday also. The temperatures were also cold, with measurable snow on the ground and winds swirling around. Frosty Freeze is a Fleet Feet Sports Huntsville sponsored race. Chris Platt managed 2nd overall and Eric Charette, Jon Elmore and Eric Schotz all grabbed first in their age group. Official Team Results Below 2 - Chris Platt - 16:39.65 4 - Eric Charette - 17:00.67 6 - Jon Elmore - 18:19.38 7 - Eric Schotz - 18:41.85