GRMC Wellness Run


GRMC Wellness Run

The colder temperatures and drizzling rain didn’t stop runners from participating in UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center Super Hero 5K on Sunday, Oct. 7. 56 runners began at the GRMC Healing Garden and braved the wet conditions to head south through the Hazelwood Cemetery and loop around Arbor Lake.

For the 5K, Josh Wardenburg, Grinnell, came in first overall with a time of 18:47. Anthony Farmer, Grinnell, came in second with at time of 23:10. After the 5K finished up, children and families completed a .5K fun walk and run through the GRMC campus.

 Winners were announced in six age brackets, male and female.

Male, 19 and under: Luke Farrell, 24:38 time

Female, 19 and under: Ava Seney, 36:58 time

Female, 20 to 29: Samantha Smith, 34:43 time

Male, 20 to 29: Josh Wardenburg, 18:47 time

Female, 30 to 39: Anna Ecklund, 23:17 time

Male, 30 to 39: Kyle Swartz, 24:58 time

Female, 40 to 49: Julie Foster, 34:26 time

Male, 40 to 49: Anthony Farmer, 23:10 time

Female, 50 to 59: Sherry Baker, 44:28 time

Male, 50 to 59: Dennis Lowry, 29:40 time

Female, 60 and over Tilly Woodward, 30:05 time

Male, 60 and over: Allen Ricks, 37:08 time

Colleen Klainert and Karen Richards celebrate wellness and their favorite super heroes.
Participants Zoie Gillson, Samantha Wierson and Alexandria Whitfield show their support for everyday super heroes by completing the 5K in firefighter gear.
Stella Pettlon races Chad Nath, GRMC integrated medicine and wellness director, to the finish line during the family fun walk and run.