Pat Kellerman Memorial Day Race

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May. 29, 2010

Pat Kellerman Memorial Day Race
Bad Axe, MI
30th ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY ROAD RACE IN BAD AXE
The Thumb Runabouts in cooperation with Smith Distributing brought 82 runners and walkers to the Thumb Area on Saturday May 29th for a 5K walk and run and a 10K Run. There was a total of 43 runners for the 5K and 29 for the 10K and 10 Walkers. It was our 30th annual Memorial Day Run and Walk. This race is now dedicated to the honor of Pat Kellerman who was a dedicated runner in the area. The race was originated by Pat along with other members of the Thumb Run Abouts.
The first race was held in 1981 in conjunction with the Memorial Day Festival that was started by the community of Bad Axe. The 2010 10 K first place winners were Alan Gabalis and Ellynne Volmering. The 5K first place winners were Tim Flues and Kelly Richardson. The first place walker for men was Rod Craig and for the women was Dawn Lubeski.
The first place 5K, 10K and Walkers both male and females were awarded with trophies. First, Second and Third place in each age group received a medal. Smith Distributing and Thumb Run Abouts are the chief sponsor of this race.
Also, the Fair Board once again let us use the grounds to finish the race. Gift Certificates were donated by China King, Peppermill, Pizza Hut, Dairy Queen and Coffee Cup Plus, The race started as it always has at the Bad Axe Junior High School and ran through out the edge of Bad Axe. Next years race will again be held on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend.
Record holders for the 5 K are Tim Brown - 15:34 in 1983 and Katie Kelly - 18:55 in 2004.
Record holders for the 10K are Chris Daniels 1983 and Pat McGinnis 1984 - 32:45 and Georgeann Haviland - 38:25 in 1985.
THUMB RUNABOUTS MEMORIAL DAY RACE 2010
5K results
Males Place Time Females Place Time
10 & Under
None None

11-14
Jake Roncka 13th 20:11 Sadie Muntz 16th 26:47
Shawn Roncka 7th 22:09

15-17
Austin Gingrich 8th 23:02 None

18-19
None None

20-24
None None

25-29
Garrett Jurges 5th 20:56 Rachel Woodward 25th 31:04
Mike Klosowski 9th 24:05 Rebecca Hood 28th 32:07
David Majeski 14th 24:50 Melissa Sieman 31st 33:44
Mallory Klosowski 32nd 33:49

30-34
Jason Hood 17th 26:54 Kim Kimock 22nd 29:09
Will Woodward 21st 28:44

35-39
Rich Klosowski 29th 32:21 Tammy Klosowski 19th 27:18
Carol Schadd 37th 38:57

40-44
Timothy Davis 10th 24:14 Rachel Siev 23rd 29:51
Rob Muntz 11th 24:19

45-49
Dale Ernst 3rd 20:18 Kelly Richardson 12th 24:28
Matt Smith 4th 20:51 Vicky Barr 33rd 36:09
Stewart Kielozewski 18th 27:14 Judy Stone 34th 36:30
Rachelle Mausolf 36th 37:37


50-54
Reed Swason 6th 21:10 Jim Zaulauf 27th 31:57


55-59
Joe Evans 13th 34:36 Jane Good 40th 45:50
Dennis Meck 15th 25:17

60-64
Tim Flues 1st 20:16 Linda Flues 26th 31:16
Robert Majeski 24th 30:31

65-60
None None

70 and over
Melvyn Adelman 43rd 47:12


10 K results
Males Place Time Females Place Time
10 and under
None None

11-14
None None

15-17
None None

18-19
None None

20-24
None None

25-29
Scott Mazure 29th 51:41 Jessica Rokicki 9th 49:07
Cari Sherman 14th 53:39
Jean Block 21st 56:57
Kelly Seltz 22nd 57:47
Nichole maurer 27th 1:04:57

30-34
James Felton IIl 3rd 39:17 Angie Nowiski 10th 49:10
Gabriel Fall 4th 41:25 Jill Rowland 26th 1:03:55

35-39
Jeff Lubeski 5th 43:12 Angie Weber 16th 54:59
Mike Sheppard 6th 45:17

40-44
Allan Gabalis 1st 38:38 Peg Booms 24th 1:02:34
Phil Schadd 8th 48:51

45-49
Larry Kanaby 2nd 39:00 Ellynne Volmering 7th 46:37
Lisa McManaman 13th 52:46
Angela Roesner 15th 54:48

50-54
Cindy Tews 11th 50:32
Lynette Heinlein 25th 1:02:55

55-59
Jim Deming 19th 50:24 None

60-64
John Potts 17th 55:10 None
Tom Ryan 23rd 59:21
Jim Mich 28th 1:05.26

65-69
Leonard block 18th 55:56 None
Norman Hart 20th 56:18

70 and over
None None

Walkers(5K only)
Males Place Time Females Place Time
Rod Craig 20th 28:43 Dawn Lubeski 35th 36:45
Harry Gabalis 30th 38:32 Christine Ryan 38th 38:19
Jerald Pierson 37th 38:14 Sue Peterson 44th 48:03
Michael Lupinski 41st 45:52 Abby Goik 45th 48:05
Mark Vick 42nd 47:00
Dan Dobberstein 46th 58:39

Bad Axe, MI