7/9/2018 11:25:00 AM Hundreds beat the heat at Summerfest Runs
The overall winners of the Stewartville Summerfest Run are, from left, 5-mile male champ James Mathison, 3-mile female champ Kendall Pfrimmer, and 3-mile male champ Jeremy McJunkin. Not pictured, 5-mile female champ Mary Wirtz.
Micah Roeder, 3, sprints past his dad, Jon, as he crosses the finish line of the free half-mile Kids Fun Run.
With the heat index soaring to triple digits, hundreds of dedicated, diehard runners participated in the 21st annual Stewartville Summerfest Runs on July 4. There were 114 participants in the 5-mile race at 8 a.m. and 235 runners in the 3-mile race at 9 a.m. James Mathison of Stewartville was the Overall Male Champion of the 5-mile race, crossing the finish line in a time of 28:46, while Mary Wirtz of Rochester was the Overall Female Champ, running the 5-mile course in a time of 32:14. Jeremy McJunkin of Rochester was the Overall Male Champion of the 3-mile race in a winning time of 19:10 while Kendall Pfrimmer of Rochester was the Overall Female Champ, winning with her 3-mile time of 21:35. For all of the 3-mile and 5-mile race results, please go to: wayzataresults.com