MORRIS – There were 454 runners and walkers who completed the Cornfest 5K Fun Run to Support the Betty Sterritt Scholarship Fund, which was Sept. 28 and wound through the neighborhoods surrounding White Oak Elementary School in Morris.
An additional 76 children ages 8 and younger completed the Tot Trot. It was the 12th year Morris Hospital sponsored the event in conjunction with the Grundy County Corn Festival, according to a news release from the hospital.
A team of Morris Hospital employees established the Betty Sterritt 5K Run in 2011 in support of the Betty J. Sterritt Nursing Scholarship Fund. Betty Sterritt was a beloved nurse manager at Morris Hospital who passed away in 2010.
Results of the races are as follows. All information, including names, spellings and times, are from Morris Hospital:
Joe Bornac, LaSalle, was the first-place overall male winner with a time of 18:54.9. Mya Shannon, Morris, was the first-place overall female winner with a time of 21:36.5.
The second-place overall male and female winners were Javier Martinez, Minooka, with a time of 19:19.2 and Michele Gaeta, Peru, with a time of 21:52.1. Tim Seidler, Morris finished third among the males with a time of 19:33.9. Kate Mallory, Morris, was the third place overall female with a time of 22:03.2.
Girls 11 and younger: Alyssa Harrington of Wheaton, 25:43.5, first place; Autumn Magnin of Oconto Falls, Wis., 29:25.2, second place; and Isabelle Horkey of Morris 29:31.2, third place.
Boys 11 and younger: Ben Krause of Mazon 22:57.9, first place; Matt Lawton of Morris, 23:39.0, second place; and Nathan Jepson of Morris 23:41.4, third place.
Girls 12 to 14: Sophie Tibbott of Morris, 24:42.6, first place; Lily Tibbott of Morris 27:28.7, second place; and Rose Tibbott, Morris, 27:30.4, third place.
Boys 12 to 14: Garrett Wulffen of Morris, 22:56.6, first place; Isaac Brockman of Verona, 23:27.9, second place; and Jason Wexelberg of Coal City, 29:28.0, third place.
Female 15 to 19: Kelsey Fruland of Snohomish, Wash., 22:48.0, first place; Summer Shaw of Morris, 23:23.4, second place; and Emily Wise, Sheridan, 27:07.9, third place.
Male 15 to 19: Adam Roseland of Morris, 21:17.7, first place; Rafael Gonzalez of Morris, 22:24.4, second place; and Keegan Webber of Morris, 22:30.1, third place.
Female 20 to 24: Ashley Atwell of Walnut, 22:16.3, first palce; Emilie Fruland of Seattle, 22:48.4, second place; and Katelyn Mantey of Morris, 27:32.0, third place.
Male 20 to 24: Chris Culjan of Morris 21:31.7, first place; Chris Mantey of Morris, 22:25.9, second place; and Jared Marsh of Dwight, 22:26.2, third place.
Female 25 to 29: Erica Duvick of Morris, 22:31.8, first place; Megan Cinto of Sugar Grove, 23:06.6, second place; and Kelsey Blindt of Chicago, 24:05.3, third place.
Male 25 to 29: Jacon Stott of Yorkville, 22:07.4, first place; Jeff Brown of Morris, 22:24.0, second place; and Ian Miller of Chicago, 22:41.9, third place.
Female 30 to 34: Claudia Valderrama of Morris, 24:45.1, first place; Dinora Cobarruvia of Morris, 24:45.6, second place; and Elizabeth Cacello of South Wilmington, 26:12.5, third place.
Male 30 to 34: Rogelio Diaz of Morris, 21:44.2, first place; Timothy Misener of Ransom, 24:34.8, second place; and Jose Cobarruvias of Morris, 24:45.3, third place.
Female 35 to 39: Cathleen Buckley of River Forest, 22:43.0, first place; Heidi Lawton of Morris, 24:58.7, second place; and Dottie Laudeman of Morris, 25:43.9, third place.
Male 35 to 39: Garrett Olson of River Forest, 19:40.1, first place; Keith Smith of Morris, 22:11.1, second place; and Tim Henson of Morris, 22:23.7, third place.
Female 40 to 44: Jana Padovano of Morris, 25:26.2. first place; Kim Knigge of Morris, 25:29.3, second place; and Charlene Hamann of Streator, 26:36.0, third place.
Male 40 to 44: Rick Dudley of Morris, 19:50.7, first place; Jeffrey Rzasa of Morris, 21:40.7, second place; and Kevin Fleming of Minooka, 22:46.8, third place.
Female 45 to 49: Jill Hagen, Appleton of Wis., 24:38.0, first place; Krista Hicks of Morris, 25:20.7, second place; and Susan Harrington of Wheaton, 26:31.1, third place.
Male 45 to 49: Brian Pritchard, 21.57.3, first place; Craig Volk of Chicago, 22:00.3, second place; and Todd Atwell of Walnut, 23:05.5, third place.
Female 50 to 54: Lori Heggen of St. Charles, 25:52.5, first place; Judy Spicer of Seneca, 26:57.3, second place; and Jeanna Grimes of Morris, 27:35.5, third place.
Male 50 to 54: Ed Hesslaw of Morris, 23:11.7, first place; Steve Grimes of Morris, 23:15.0, second place; and Richard Heggen of St. Charles, 23:26.1, third place.
Female 55 to 59: Kathy Schaefer of Morris, 25:43.2, first place; Karen Fabian of Morris, 32:16.1, second place; and Coleen Gregory of Morris, 32:22.0, third place.
Male 55 to 59: David Bush of Morris, 20:36.5, first place; Larry Sampson of Morris, 21:35.7, second place; and Mike Goodwin of Dwight, 22:34.4, third place.
Female 60 to 64: Christine Lukanich of Minooka, 32:33.6, first place; Rudell Hickey of Morris, 37:31.6, second place; and Shirley Misener of Morris, 42:09.8, third place.
Male 60 to 64: Steve Hartzell of Corning, Kan., 21:44.9, first place; Mike Sanders of Morris, 54:04.0, second place; and Andy Viault of Venice, Calif., 54:07.5, third place.
Female 65 to 69: Judy Kuntz of Morris, 40:59.3, first place; and Madeline Gianino of Morris, 47:26.5, second place.
Male 65 to 69: Terry Misener of Morris, 24:52.3, first place; Kim Deslauriers of Morris, 25:17.4, second place; and Bill Hopkins of New Lenox, 28:04.6, third place.
Female 70 and older: Nancy Bauer of Morris, 31:56.1, first place; Judie Roth of Morris, 41:17.6, second place; and Diana Burkhardt of Mazon, 45:55.0, third place.
Male 70 and older: John Roth of Morris, 30:40.1, first place; Terry Donahue of Morris, 41:42.9, second place; and Jim O’Hara of Morris, 53:21.7, third place.
Sponsors of the 5K Fun Run were D Construction, Exceptional Dental Care, HealthSmart Fitness Center, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Illinois Valley Business Equipment, Lissy’s II Polaris, Morris Daily Herald, Morris Elementary School District 54, Pain Management Specialists Dr. Gary Koehn and Dr. Farooq Khan, R Place Restaurant, Dr. Peter C. Roumeliotis, That Perennial Place, WJDK Radio, Dr. John B. Roth, Jr., Dr. Ari de la Hera, Dr. Laura Kucinski, Dr. Raja Saleem, Baker Electric & Development, Inc., Collision Revision, Duffield Family Farm, Jay & Cindy Komater, and Timing Provided by Race Time, Inc.
Complete race results are available at www.racetime.info