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Friday, July 27, 2012

Steel Days in American Fork, Utah

Stephen ran in the Steel Days 5K in American Fork, Utah with most of the runners from the American Fork cross-country team. He finished the race in a time of 17:04. He has been running around 10 miles per day, Monday through Saturday for the last two months. AF starts two-a-days cross-country style on Monday. Coach Mostert doesn't mess around when it comes to running. Enjoy the pictures:

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Marzuq 5K 2012 a/k/a "The Cake Race"

Stephen ran today in the Marzuq 5K at Maclay Gardens in Tallahassee.  The Shriners give out cakes as prizes instead of medals so my kids call it "The Cake Race."  Jacob and I stayed up until 1:00 in the morning watching "Blues Brothers II" so he wasn't up to racing this morning.

Among the other runners in the race were a three time Canadian Olympian, a nationally ranked Masters distant runner and several other distance specialists.  Stephen started out the race in third place, fell back to fifth and finished in third with a time of 17:07.  Overall, this was one of Stephen's better races of the year.  He managed to finish ahead of his last summer's mentor, Coach Gary Droze, for the first time.  For a more entertaining account of the race check out Herb Wills' post.  You can view all of the results at Gulfwinds.  You can also see better pictures on Fred Deckert's site and Herb's Facebook page.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Camilla Gnat Days 5K 2012

Stephen, Jacob and Caroline ran in the Gnat Days 5k this evening. Stephen and the other race leaders were led down a course detour and had to catch back up to the rest of the runners. Stephen won the race and Jacob came in second in his age group with a PR 21:09.