• Emily Parker of Kerrville was the first runner to cross the finish line on Saturday morning at the 2017 Oktoberfest 8K Kraut Run/5K Walk with a time of 30:21.
  • With a time of 32:17, Aaron Kolterjahn of Fredericksburg was the overall male division winner at the 2017 Oktoberfest 8K Kraut Run/5K Walk on Saturday morning.
  • Runners and walkers took off from the Fredericksburg Middle School on Saturday morning as part of the 2017 Oktoberfest 8K Kraut Run/5K Walk sponsored by the Fredericksburg Morning Rotary Club. In all, the event drew 222 participants including 162 runners, 49 walkers and 11 youth in the obstacle course. Proceeds from the event will benefit literacy programs in Fredericksburg. — Standard-Radio Post/Yvonne Hartmann
  • Humbertina Thiele of Fredericksburg gives a “thumbs up” while running in the Oktoberfest 8K Kraut Run/5K Walk.
  • Matthew Bey of Austin flashes the victory sign as he nears the finish line on Saturday morning at the Oktoberfest 8K Kraut Run/5K Walk. Bey ran the 8K race in a time of 48:58.

Kraut Run/Walk steps off

Fredericksburg Morning Rotary Club sponsored event benefits literary programs

Over 200 runners, walkers and children participated in Saturday morning’s 2017 Oktoberfest 8K Kraut Run/5K Walk, sponsored by the Fredericksburg Morning Rotary Club.

The eighth annual event began and ended at the Fredericksburg Middle School and included an 8K timed run, 5K non-timed walk/run and a children’s obstacle course.

Of the estimated 222 participants, 162 runners competed in the timed event, including 75 males and 87 females.

Also, there were 49 walkers and 11 children who took part in the obstacle course.

Awards were given to the overall top male and female and the top three finishers in each age group.

Crossing the finish line first among all the winners and winning the female division was Emily Parker with a time of 30:21.

Overall winner in the men’s division was Aaron Kolterjahn who crossed the finish line with a time of 32:17 for the 8K run.

The 5K walk was not timed and had no awards.

Proceeds from the event benefit literacy programs in Fredericksburg.

OKTOBERFEST KRAUT RUN 8K RESULTS

 

MALE DIVISION

OVERALL MALE WINNER

Aaron Kolterjahn ................  32:17

AGE GROUP RESULTS

Age 1-14

1. Andrew Kendrick ............  33:33

2. Wyatt Dressler ...............  35:14

3. Saul Romero ..................  52:43

Age 15-19

1. Brady Harrison ...............  40:10

2. Sergio Neri .....................  40:12

3. Broque Constantine .......  42:02

Age 20-24

1. Benjamin Oregon ...........  37:43

2. Patrick Chapates ...........  41:36

3. Kyle Harrison .................  53:39

Age 25-29

1. Joshua McKinney ..........  35:07

2. Alan Matthew .................. 36:31

3. Andrew Keller ................  38:46

Age 30-34

1. Nick Craig ......................  35:19

2. Jeremy Harrison ............  37:36

3. David Lindquist ..............  37:57

Age 35-39

1. Josh Allen ......................  33:54

2. Barrett Durst ..................  46:09

3. Jeff Bowman ..................  52:46

Age 40-44

1. Graham Fuchs ...............  36:49

2. Brandon Hopkins ...........  38:14

3. Misael Lopez .................  41:06

Age 45-49

1. Daniel Hsu .....................  38:34

2. Sammy McCrary ............  39:20

Age 50-54

1. Joe Sandoval .................  35:43

2. Marc Latham ..................  45:48

3. James Uecker ................  48:32

Age 55-59

1. Jeff Christner .................  46:04

2. Howard Laroche ............  55:33

3. Bruce Radley .................  58:11

Age 60-64

1. Mike Keidel ....................  49:52

2. Don Allen .......................  51:42

3. Chuck Fitzsimmons .......  53:05

Age 65-69

1. Richard McCormick .......  39:56

2. Jim Yanaway .................  41:55

3. Steve Hopkins ...............  45:52

Age 70-99

1. R. Don Ruggles .............  47:13

2. Bob Otto ........................  48:04

3. Joe Hannon ...................  49:56

FEMALE DIVISION

OVERALL FEMALE WINNER

Emily Parker ......................  30:21

 

AGE GROUP RESULTS

Age 1-14

1. Sadie Eidson .................  40:01

Age 15-19

1. Addie Burlison ...............  43:13

2. Aleah Constantine .........  44:27

3. Amelie Teusche .............  56:47

Age 20-24

1. Lauren Haney ................  34:28

2. Madi McLellan ...............  35:23

3. Ericka Hughey ...............  48:15

Age 25-29

1. Hillary Pettit .................... 41:31

2. Clarrisa Ramirez Vaughn 49:48

3. Jessica Deboer ..............  52:05

Age 30-34

1. Margaret Kaderli ............  35:16

2. Vanna Gold ....................  43:14

3. Kathryn Stewart .............  44:44

Age 35-39

1. Emily Mendoza ..............  39:12

2. Jamie Jones ..................  40:35

3. Jesse Dellis ...................  45:04

Age 40-44

1. Jackie Patterson ............  40:51

2. Kim Wilson .....................  46:43

3. Colleen Dunn .................  49:17

Age 45-49

1. Jackie Riemenschneider. 38:04

2. Louise Haney .................  40:13

3. Jane Bujnoch .................  42:35

Age 50-54

1. Robin Holcomb ..............  43:00

2. Roberta Sumner ............  57:15

3. Kara Ellingrod ................  58:06

Age 55-59

1. Carla Herbig ..................  43:22

2. Diane Brown ..................  51:08

3. Maureen Jasso ..............  58:51

Age 60-64

1. Beth Baugher .................  49:42

2. Peggy Pugh ...................  51:08

3. Joyce Thiele ..................  53:56

Age 65-69

1. Elizabeth Davis ..............  45:58

2. Ajay Carpenter ...............  51:14

3. Ann Kinney ....................  51:29

 

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