Annual De-Light-Ful organizers release final results for Luverne 5K, one-mile races

More than 40 runners participated in the 19th annual De-Light-Ful 5K and 1-mile races Saturday, Nov. 27, in Luverne.

Participants started and finished at the National Guard Armory and traveled a race course on residential streets within Luverne.

Once finished, they were eligible for awards and prizes, pictures with Santa, a Bingo game and a meal and refreshments. Runners were encouraged to dress in holiday attire.

Twenty-one runners finished the 5K race.

Jennifer Recker of Adrian, running in the female 35-44 age group, completed the fastest 5K at 20:02.4.

Other 5K results include:

Female ages 1-14: first, Raeleigh George, Sioux Falls, 34:35.1; second, Audriana George, Sioux Falls, 35:49.

Female ages 15-24: first, Morgan Sauer, Lismore, 22:29.5.

•Female ages 25-34: first, Jennifer Recker, Adrian, 20:02.4; second, Megan Sauer, Lismore, 22:29.2; third, Alissa Sauer, Albert Lea, 22:41.4.

•Female ages 35-44: first Wendy Peters, Luverne, 29:29; second, Bobbi Dibbern, Sioux Falls, 33:16.7; third, Jessie George, Sioux Falls, 34:34.8.

•Female ages 45-54: first, Charon Doyscher, Round Lake, 36:51.7.

•Female ages 55-64: first, Cheri Bosman, Sheldon, Iowa, 31.30.3; Kathy VanMarel, Orange City, Iowa, 36:42.9.

•Male ages 1-14: first, Austin Bosman, Harrisburg, South Dakota, 22:30.9; second, Camden Dibbern, Sioux Falls, 33:13.0.

•Male ages 15-24: first, Joshua George, Sioux Falls, 28:00.4; second, Calvin George, Sioux Falls, 28:20.2.

•Male ages 35-44: first, Lucas Peters, Luverne, 29:17.1; second, Jon George, Sioux Falls, 36:06.4.

•Male ages 45-54: first, Jeff Veltkamp, Sioux Falls, 25:16.2.

•Male ages 55-64: first, Brad Strom, Jackson, 22:29.2; second, Mike Erger, Sioux Falls, 25:22.6.

Twenty-two entered the one-mile event:

•from Luverne, Lauren Peters, Kristin Schomacker, Jon Schomacker, Kelby Schomacker, Maddox Schomacker, Stella Schomacker, Luci Rofshus, Michael Rofshus, Lori Nath, Scott Nath and Ingrid Peters.

•from Edgerton, Melissa Voge, Kya Voge, Moriah Moeller.

•from Iona, Shelbie Nath and Jared Smith.

•from Sioux Falls, Paige Nath.

•from Lismore, Kerry Sauer and Barry Sauer.

•from Fairmont, Anna Tenney and Eric Tenney.

•from Orange City, William VanMarel.

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