Hey Hey 5K Draws an AutumnFest Crowd

Brigham Green led 331 runners who finished the fifth Hey Hey 5K run Sept. 28 in Baileys Harbor. Green, of Waukesha, finished in 18:32, topping Ryan Miller of Fish Creek, who finished in 19:19. 

Valerie Richter of St. Charles, Illinois, paced the women with a time of 19:29. Kate Nelson of Lake Villa, Illinois, finished second in 20:30, and Sturgeon Bay’s Annie Kapolnek finished third with a time of 20:58.

Nancy Rollins of Evanston, Illinois, won the women’s masters division with a time of 24:22, just ahead of running partner Susan Reynolds-Smith of Ephraim. Andrew Gabrysiak paced the men’s masters division with a time of 19:50. 

Overall and masters-division winners received gift cards from Door County Brewing Company. Next year’s race will take place Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. 

Overall Women

1. Valerie Richter, 22, St. Charles, Illinois, 19:29
2. Kate Nelson, 24, Lake Villa, Illinois, 20:30
3. Annie Kapolnek, 29, Sturgeon Bay, 20:58

Overall Men

  1. Brigham Green, 39, Waukesha, 18:32
  2. Ryan Miller, 33, Fish Creek, 19:19
  3. Grant Gloeckler, 26, 19:25

Masters Women

  1. Nancy Rollins, 72, Evanston, Illinois, 24:22
  2. Susan Reynolds-Smith, 59, Ephraim, 24:39
  3. Kandace McCarthy, 41, Chicago, 25:03

Masters Men

  1. Andrew Gabrysiak, 40, Milwaukee, 19:50
  2. Douglas Jones, 55, Green Bay, 21:25
  3. Todd Charnetski, 53, Green Bay, 21:29
Brigham Green celebrates after winning the Hey Hey 5k Saturday. Photo by Len Villano.
Photo by Len Villano.

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