NEW ULM - The second annual Eagles 5000 5K and KidsK was held Saturday, Sept. 7 at New Ulm High School. The event was organized by the Friends of ISD 88 and put on with assistance from parents, District 88 staff and students.
Funds raised from the race will be earmarked for technology at the high school.
Despite the hot, humid weather, participation was up by approximately 40 runners from 2012. There were 47 kids 12 and under who participated in the KidsK, and 173 runners in the 5K. The NUHS marching band played prior to the event and the Eagle mascot was present. The winner of the traveling spirit award was the NUHS football team.
Overall Alumni Female 5K winner was Jackie Bolduan, 24:31.
A new winners' category was added this year. Top male and female alumni received a special plaque. Winners were Overall Alumni Male: Jason Rewitzer 24:10 and Overall Alumni Female: Jackie Bolduan 24:31.
EAGLES 5000 5K AWARD WINNERS
Overall Male: Duane Oftedahl 18:11
Overall Female: Ashley Hoscheit 19:57
Female 12U: 1st Emma Maudal 29:34, 2nd Abbey Lee 29:35, 3rd Maddie Hogue 29:40
Female 13-19: 1st Kayla Brandes 21:57, 2nd Sarah Preisinger 23:33, 3rd Morgan Eikanger 24:38
Female 20-29: 1st Ashley Hoscheit 19:57, 2nd Laura Edlund 21:23, 3rd Nicole Moeller 27:49
Female 30-39: 1st Gail Boe 22:32, 2nd Jackie Bolduan 24:31, 3rd Sarah Seifert 28:09
Female 40-49: 1st Laura Batt 23:06, 2nd Ann Gieseke 27:07, 3rd Amy Maudal 27:09
Female 50-59: 1st Diane Franta 27:24, 2nd Pat Eischens, 3rd Cheryl Mathowitz
Female 60+: 1st Paulette Rewitzer 41:40
Male 12U: 1st Dan Rosenhamer 21:24, 2nd Aaron Eikanger 22:08, 3rd Isaac Blumehoefer 23:17
Male 13-19: 1st Ryan Walker 21:30, 2nd Austin Brandes 21:52, 3rd Austin Iles 22:29
Male 20-29: 1st Mitch Miller 21:54, 2nd Michael Paulson 25:11, 3rd Kody Nehowig 30:09
Male 30-39: 1st Duane Oftedahl 18:11, 2nd Shane Rustin 19:05, 3rd Chris Gordon 19:41
Male 40-49: 1st Frederic Falintin 21:36, 2nd John Brownfield 22:06, 3rd Mark Goodall 22:42
Male 50-59: 1st Brice Andree 22:14, 2nd Jerry Kaufman 22:34, 3rd Brian Rathmann 25:34
Male 60+: 1st Skip Firstbrook 31:01