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June 15 , 2009

St. Nicholas Hospital Freedom Run Results Announced

Sheboygan, Wis. —Nearly 650 runners and walkers participated in the 25th Anniversary of the St. Nicholas Hospital Freedom Run on July 4.

Nearly 650 runners and walkers participated in the 25th Anniversary St. Nicholas Hospital Freedom Run on the Sheboygan Lakefront.The Freedom Run kicked off Sheboygan's Fourth of July celebrations and featured a five- and two-mile run and a non-competitive two-mile walk. The Freedom Run included chip timing again this year to provide accurate timing and immediate results for runners.

Proceeds from the Freedom Run benefit St. Nicholas Hospital through the Friends of St. Nicholas Hospital. Contributions from the Freedom Run benefit the Friends of St. Nicholas Hospital, which supports numerous programs at the Hospital and community outreach initiatives such as:

  • Community care program is a St. Nicholas Hospital-funded program that accepts a percentage of financial responsibility for patients who are in need of financial assistance. In fiscal year 2008, St. Nicholas Hospital provided $1,170,617 of assistance to people in the community.
  • Community education programs such as the Hope After Loss Organization (HALO), an initiative offering patients, non-patients, and their families support when they experience losses associated with pregnancies.
  • Friends Outreach health screenings and education provided for a diverse population. These include blood pressure, heel bone density, blood sugar, and nutrition information.
  • Coordination of domestic violence education for faith leaders in our community.
  • Miscellaneous community needs/programs are also supported where needed.

Placing first overall in the men's five-mile run was Eric Pilling with a time of 27:17. Karin Vis placed first in the five-mile women's division with a time of 32:08. Peter Bolgert placed first overall in the men's two-mile run with a time of 10:09; and Emily Gapinski placed first overall in the women's two-mile run with a time of 12:45.

For the complete results listing, [Click Here].

The top three finishers in each Freedom Run category are as follow:

Five-Mile Run

5 mile winner Eric Pilling.Overall 5 Mile Winner — Men's: Eric Pilling 27:17
Overall 5 Mile Winner — Women's: Karin Vis 32:08

Male—Age 13 and younger

  1. Nathan Hasenstein 35:16
  2. William Schalfke 36:28
  3. Christian Londre 44:35

Female—Age 14-19

  1. Anne Bolgert 33:45
  2. Stacy Schmitz 34:56
  3. Anna Lutze 35:34

Male—Age 14-19

  1. Brian Begalke 27:56
  2. Gregory Poser 28:59
  3. Kevin Gries 29:34

Female—Age 20-29

  1. Katie McCabe 32:41
  2. Kelly Haen 33:13
  3. Samantha Gries 33:59

Male—Age 20-29

  1. Mathew Jungers 29:45
  2. Eric Teunissen 29:51
  3. Nicholas Plocar 31:38

Female—Age 30-39

  1. Paula Hocevar 36:17
  2. Tracey Cote 36:41
  3. Tamala Gabrielse 37:12

Male—Age 30-39

  1. Scott Rademaker 30:19
  2. Todd Nettekoven 31:06
  3. Patrick Cote 31:14

Female—Age 40-49

  1. Ann Limberg 35:43
  2. Kathie Norman 36:33
  3. Eileen Neville 38:30

Male—Age 40-49

  1. Russ Soukup 29:49
  2. Tim Renzelmann 31:18
  3. Jeff Jurss 33:02

Female—Age 50-59

  1. Mary Kay Johns 43:24
  2. Julie Hendricks 46:21
  3. Mary Treu 47:53

Male—Age 50-59

  1. Peter Matthias 31:43
  2. Ron Wood 36:16
  3. John Ritger 36:28

Female—Age 60-69

  1. Pat Green

Male—Age 60-69

  1. Roy Pirrung 36:11
  2. Robert Zigmund 46:09

Male—Age 70-99

  1. O:T: Lupinski 53:08

Two-Mile Run

Overall 2 Mile Winner — Men's: Peter Bolgert 10:09
Overall 2 Mile Winner — Women's: Emily Gapinski 12:45

Female—Age 13 and younger

  1. Alexa Malley 17:13
  2. Garret Feile 17:35
  3. Asha Ritchie 18:31

Male—Age 13 and younger

  1. Trevor Damkot 12:43
  2. Jacob Jurss 13:41
  3. Matthew Schnell 13:50

Female—Age 14-19

  1. Kiera Depies 13:15
  2. Lisa Werner 13:52
  3. Emily Mech 14:24

Male—Age 14-19

  1. Tommy Schnell 11:41
  2. Garrett Griswald 11:45
  3. Dustin Dietz 12:03

Female—Age 20-29

  1. Bobbi Halverson 14:22
  2. Deanna Hildebrand 15:04
  3. Andrea Pannier 15:27

Male—Age 20-29

  1. Adam Lang 10:56
  2. Alex Binder 12:25
  3. Anthony Flores 12:26

Female—Age 30-39

  1. Amy McGrail 14:10
  2. Gwendolyn Regan 14:17
  3. Miriam Schnur 14:58

Male—Age 30-39

  1. Brad Theyerl 10:25
  2. Chris Wolf 10:44
  3. David Rautmann 12:18

Female—Age 40-49

  1. Pam Duessing 15:14
  2. Anne Adams 15:22
  3. Michelle Rejman-Peterson 16:00

Male—Age 40-49

  1. Thomas Schnell 11:38
  2. Bob Griswold 11:53
  3. John Gillett 12:16

Female—Age 50-59

  1. Mary Boll 17:28
  2. Ann Binder 17:49
  3. Carol Dekker 18:04

Male—Age 50-59

  1. Glenn Goudey 12:22
  2. Clyde Maser 12:22
  3. Dan Duessing 13:44

Female—Age 60-69

  1. Sally Rubach 18:29
  2. Barbara Van Akkeren 19:35
  3. Jane Arnott 19:59

Male—Age 60-69

  1. Dick Van De Kreeke 13:29
  2. Tony Schultz 15:09
  3. John Gores 16:32

Male—Age 70-79

  1. David Griffiths 15:15
  2. Wayne Lammers 19:11
  3. Jack Bollins 22:36

About St. Nicholas Hospital
St. Nicholas Hospital is a non-profit hospital sponsored by the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis located at 3100 Superior Avenue, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Their mission and vision is to provide family-centered, compassionate care without regard for race, creed, or ability to pay. This is achieved through the core values of respect, care, competence, and joy.

To learn more, visit www.stnicholashospital.org .

CONTACT: Xue Yang
Marketing Assistant
St. Nicholas Hospital
3100 Superior Avenue
Sheboygan , WI 53081
920-459-4739
xyang@sns.hshs.org

 

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