The weekend of October 6-7 found several SEMO area runners at two of the nation's most popular marathons. The larger contingent were next door in Illinois for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. One of the nation's premier marathons, the local group were among over 50,000 finishers. Led by Joe Windeknecht's 3:05:57, locals posted impressive times and multiple PRs.
|Check in time at the expo: Brigitte Stotter, Joe Windeknecht, Shannon Daniels,|
Jessica Rosati, and Ron Rosati. (Photo from Brigitte Stotter)
|Happy Finisher: Brooke Clubbs. (Photo from Brooke Clubbs)|
On the previous day, and over 2,000 miles away, Scott McQuay competed in the Portland (Oregon) Marathon. In a field of nealy 7,000, Scott's time of 3:48:44 placed him in the top 25% of the 50-54 Age Group.
|Portland 2012: Scott McQuay. (Photo from Scott McQuay)|