January 16th, 2019
2010 "Going in Circles" - 5K
Saturday October 23rd, 2010
2010 "Going in Circles" 5K Run / Walk
In the days leading up to our
annual "Going in Circles" 5K Run / Walk race director Corrine Schrieber kept repeating to herself, "No rain, no rain, no rain." The forecast was calling for scattered storms, of which we've had our share in past editions of our race. Corrine hoped she could, through force of will, keep the rain away at least until all athletes had finished.
It seemed to work... the rain held off while some
intrepid Chicagoland runners and walkers toed the line and took-on the challenge in a three lap tour of Circle Avenue.
This event is a
labor of love
directed by Corrine, Sandi Abrajano, Mike Kinsch, and Ellen Wierzewski along with their team of first class volunteers which benefits the Norwood Park Train Station Foundation and Breast Cancer Foundation. The course is unique in its layout which loops three times around the oval of Circle Avenue in Norwood Park... it's quite spectator friendly and certified by
USA Track and Field
Emil Bojanov and Columba Montes emerged victorious in winning their respective sex divisions. Emil, of Chicago was first overall in a new course record of 15:17.91. Columba, of Chicago led the fairer sex establishing a new record of 18:07.35.
Ted Bowles and Michelle Thom led the charge in their respective masters sex divisions. Ted, of Bartlett, IL posted a new Masters male time of 16:55.45. Michelle, a Norwood Park native lowered the Masters female record to a time of 20:38.60.
Results on RunRace
Many local businesses helped sponsor this event and we're grateful for their support to the Norwood Park Train Station Foundation and Breast Cancer Foundation.
New this year... a "really nice post-race raffle" featuring donations from local business including "Bread for a Year" from Panera Bread, and a coveted $100 gift certificate from "
Universal Sole :: The Soul of Running in Chicago
Click the "View Photos" tab above to see a gallery of photo images taken at the 2010 "Going in Circles" 5K. If you notice an unidentified
poorly captioned photo please let us know. If you have photos that you'd like to contribute to this gallery please email your images to us.
These photos have been optimized for display on the internet... if you'd like a "high-resolution" original (suitable for printing) contact me and I will email you with the original digital image – be sure to specify which photo(s) you’d like.
We hope to see all runners and walkers again in years to come... please help spread the word to your fellow runners and walkers... Congratulations to all who participated in the 2010 "Going in Circles" 5K.
Here's to 5,000 meters of road racing in a continuous, slightly left-hand bearing
Want to see more photos? We have a "Going in Circles - 5K" group on RunRace where more photos are posted. You may view Past Events, browse photos, Join Our Group to post your own photos through our Groups page:
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