Sault Stryders
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Billy Mills Fun Run
July 31, 2004
Reported August 1, 2004 by the Sault Evening News
Sault Ste Marie, Michigan

Hennings win Billy Mills Fun Run

The Henning brothers defended their titles in the 14th annual Billy Mills Fun Run Saturday morning.

Blaise Henning, 14, of Harbor Springs toured the 5K course in a time of 16 minutes, 18.5 seconds under cool, rainy race conditions to win the men's open division. The race started at the Chi Mukwa Community Center and weaved through tribal property.

Adam Gurnoe of Sault Ste. Marie finished second in the men's 5K in 17:26.9, while Matt Wyble of Wallace was third in 17:42.8.

Jacques Henning captured the 10K race in a time of 32:08.6, just ahead of Aaron Litzner of St. Ignace 32:30.4. Ernesto De La Rosa of Stephenson was third in 37:47.2.

Cathy Baker of Boyne City won the women's 5K in 23:57. She was followed by Lindsay LaLonde of Sault Ste. Marie, 23:59.3; and Lynnette Carrick of Brimley, 24:08.

Jennifer Grant of Sault, Ont. won the women's 10K in 42:29. She was followed by Laura Aderman of Menominee, 43:24; and Marlene O'Laney of Sault, Ont., 45:00.

Other age division winners in the women's 5K included Carrick in the 12-and-under group; LaLonde in the 13-15 division; Jocelyn Sawaski, 25:25.1, in the 16-19 group; and Jennifer Roos, 25:08, in the 30-39 category.

Men's 5K category winners were Alexander McKelvie, 24:05.8 in 12-and-under; Blaise Henning in the 13-15 class; Wyble in age 16-19; Gurnoe in the 20-29 class; and David Bernier, 24:25, in the 30-39 division; Kenneth Flannery, 19:21.8, in 40-49; Tom Siuda, 20:25.7, in 50-59; and Peter Spieles, 24:59.8, in 60-and-over.

Women's 10K age division winners were Aderman in 16-19; Grant in 30-39; Janice McKay, 47:05.7, in the 40-49 group; and Mary Meincke, 51:09.9, in the 50-59 category.

Men's 10K division winners included Billy Bernier in the 13-15 age group in 48:07; De La Rosa won the 16-19 class; Jacques Henning in the 20-29 group; Randy Vining, 43:08.6 in 30-39; Thomas Barnes in the 40-49; Bill Guisinger in 50-59; and Patrick Moher in 60-and-over.