Saturday's MATC Turkey Trot marked the finale for this year's 16-race Madison Area Running Series, with runners completing their choice of five-kilometer and five-mile cross-country runs at Warner Park.
First up, the Turkey Trot results.
The top 10 overall 5K finishers and their times:
- Anthony Phillips of Sun Prairie in 16 minutes, 51 seconds
- Adam Burrack, La Crosse, 17:14
- Joel Hamilton, Dodgeville, 17:25
- Andrew Schroeder, Madison, 17:33
- Scott Bowman, McFarland, 18:00
- Amanda Ganser, Madison, 18:19
- Eric Cooke, Portage, 18:21
- Christina Fiducya, Madison, 18:25
- Ann Detmer, Madison, 18:27
- Joey Bellin, Fremont, 18:37
Among local women distinguishing themselves in age-group results for the 5K: Madison's Lindsey Kong, third among women 18 & under at 19:41; Ganser, first among women 19-29; Middleton's Clarisse Etheridge, first, women 30-39, 25:33; DeForest's Karen Walrafen, first, women 40-49, 22:38; and Madison's Karen Arne, first, women 60+, 32:19.
Among the top local men's age-group finishers (all from Madison except as noted): Phillips, first in the 18 & under division; Schroeder, second among men 19-29; Charles Marten, second, men 30-39 at 20:31; Charles Possin, first, men 50-59 at 20:02; and Larry Ashman, first, men 60+, in a time of 23:06.
The top 10 finishers overall in the five-mile run (all from Madison except as noted):
- Tim Dahms, Waukesha, 29 minutes, 27 seconds
- The aforementioned Andrew Schroeder, 29:53
- Zach Redding, 30:31
- Dan Schneider, 31:21
- Dave Sarocka, 31:57
- Jesse Brown, 32:11
- Adam Dally, 33:37
- Unknown runner
- Eric Gilbertson, 34:19
- Wendy Miller, Waunakee, 34:31
Local women's age-group winners at five miles: Madison's Melanie Rawlings, first among women 18 & under, at 38:18; Waunakee's Miller, first, women 19-29, 34:31; Madison's Elizabeth Krause, first, women 40-49, 39:19; and Madison's Nancy Weigand, first, women 50-59, 49:51.
Top local men's age-group finishers at five miles: Brown, first among men 18 & under; Dahms, first, men 19-29; Oregon's Ronald Mexico, first, men 30-39 at 35:37; Sarocka, first, men 40-49; Whitewater's Neal Frauenfelder, first, men 50-59, 35:03; and Madison's Gene Taylor, first, men 60+, 42:54.
Complete Turkey Trot results are available here.
The 2006 MATC Turkey Trot brings to an end this year's Madison Area Running Series, which awards participation points to each MARS runner for each of the 16 designated races finished, along with bonus points for any top-five age-group finish in each race.
This year's MARS male and female age-group winners (and their point totals): 20-29: Andrew Schroeder (144), Jill McKiernan (121); 30-39: Ronald Mexico (127), Tracy Sedgwick (103); 40-49: Tim Haines (117), Hona Lee Harrington (91); 50-59: Greg Kesling (137), Mary Anne Hinkes (145); 60-69: John Schultz (77), Karen Arne (59); and 70-79: Phil Gokey (55), Beverly Lampe (50).
The complete final Madison Area Running Series rankings for 2006 are available here.
Congratulations all around for a year well-run.