Snow, Leinert claim inaugural 5K titles; more than 5,200 participants registered for the event
ST. LOUIS – (October 14, 2012) – Kevin McNab, 26, Cape Girardeau, MO captured the 4th GO! St. Louis Halloween 10K in 31 minutes, 14 seconds. McNab’s winning time was off the course record of 30:18, set in 2009 by Ryan Bak. Finishing second was Matt O’Connor, who posted a 31:39, followed by Daniel Quigley with a 32:07.
On the women’s side, Hilary Orf, 22, Ballwin, MO, won in 35:54. Orf, outdistanced 2009 race champion Julie Lossos, who finished second in a time of 36:46. Finishing third was Crystal Harris, clocking 36:52.
A 5K distance was added to the event this year, which attracted additional participants, making the popular event one of the largest Halloween-themed races in the U.S. Carter Snow won the inaugural 3.1 mile race in 16:03, while Shannon Leinert from Columbia, MO took the women’s 5K crown (19:10).
In addition to prize money for overall winners, pumpkin pies are awarded to the top age group winners. In all, more than 5,200 participants registered for the event.
4th GO! St. Louis Halloween 10K
St. Louis, MO, Sunday, October 14, 2012
1) Kevin McNab (Cape Girardeau, MO), 31:14, $500
2) Matt O’Connor (St. Louis, MO), 31:39, $300
3) Daniel Quigley (Columbia, MO), 32:07, $200
1) Hilary Orf (Ballwin, MO), 35:54, $500
2) Julie Lossos (St. Louis, MO), 36:46, $300
3) Crystal Harris (Glen Caron, IL), 36:52, $200
For overall results, visit: www.gostlouis.org