Nearly 150 runners, walkers hit the road for Lionsβ fundraising races
PICTURE-PERFECT weather greeted competitors at the start of the 5-mile race during Sundayβs annual Frebeka 5 event at Waubedonia Park. Photo by Sam ArendtA record 148 runners and walkers turned out under sunny skies for the annual Frebeka 5 last Sunday at Waubedonia Park in Fredonia.
The event, sponsored by the Fredonia Lions Club, attracted more than 130 runners who vied for honors in 5-mile, 2-mile and kids races. A 2-mile walk was also held.
Matthew Giesfelst of Madison was the overall winner in the 5-mile run. He was timed in 27 minutes, 57 seconds.
The first-place womenβs runner was Jennifer Chaudoir of Green Bay, who was clocked in 32:39.
Proceeds from the Frebeka 5 benefit Starting Point of Ozaukee, the T-Baum Foundation, Blind Outdoor Leisure Development and Lions Club projects.
The top age-group finishers in all races follow.
MATTHEW GIESFELST was the overall winner of this yearβs Frebeka 5-mile run, and Jennifer Chaudoir was the top female finisher.
Photos by Sam ArendtMale
Age 13 and younger β Andrew Cashin, Port Washington, 36:43.
14-18 β Ben Skurek, West Bend, 31:40.
19-29 β Mark Allen, Port Washington, 29:50.
30-39 β Christian Meekma, Menomonee Falls, 37:41.
40-49 β Mark Pasten, Grafton, 30:23.
50-59 β Les Paul, Cedar Grove, 36:24.
60-69 β Jose Luis Rodriguez, San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico, 34:46.
70 and older β David Griffiths, Grafton, 45:08.
13 and younger β Rebecca Eldier, New Berlin, 40:33.
14-19 β Marina Paul, Cedar Grove, 36:24.
20-29 β Kari Giesfelst, Madison, 38:22.
30-39 β Jackie Bechler, West Bend, 37:13.
40-49 β Ann Limberg, Sheboygan Falls, 38:54.
50-59 β Jan Miller, Fredonia, 52:10.
60-69 β Carol Kuhlow, Waldo, 41:26.
Overall winner β Zach Stoll, West Bend, 11:22.
13 and younger β Andrew Cashin, Port Washington, 13:50.
14-19 β Matthew Broussard, Brown Deer.
20-29 β Joe Bertsch, Milwaukee, 13:19.
30-39 β Matt Dekker, Cedar Grove, 13:35.
40-49 β Thomas Stoll, West Bend, 12:25.
50-59 β Neal Frauenfelder, Whitewater, 14:06.
60-69 β Jose Luis Rodriguez, San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico, 12:51.
70 and older β David Griffiths, Grafton, 17:12.
Overall winner β Lisa Koller, West Bend, 12:59.
13 and younger β Hannah Voeller, Saukville, 16:28.
19-29 β Sarah Del Ponte, Cedar Grove, 15:49.
30-39 βNicole Tock, Cascade, 18:44.
40-49 β Stacy Schaefer, Sheboygan, 16:38.
50 and older β Carol Kuhlow, Waldo, 16:24.
Overall winner β Eric Drzewiecki, Saukville, 10:48.
4-5 β Sawyer Kowalkowski, Fredonia, 11:24.
6-7 β Carson Schwartz, Plymouth, 20:27.
8-9 β Hayden Rice, Fredonia.
Overall winner β Payton Hurley, Fredonia, 8:05.
4-5 β Kenna Pierson, Fredonia, 13:15.
6-7 β Paige Pierson, Fredonia, 10:38.
8-9 β Haven Lanser, Belgium, 8:28.
10-11 β Laylie Kraus, Saukville, 10:17.