Runners go the distance to gobble up turkeys
News-Sun staff report November 14, 2012 5:14PM
Waukegan-11/10/12, Sat./Belvidere Park Jennifer Moore, of Waukegan gets ready for the Turkey Trot Saturday in Waukegan. | Joe Shuman~For Sun-Times Media
TURKEY TROT WINNERS
Under-1 — Female: Minnie Mendez.
Age 2 — F: Lola Jordan. M: Isaiah Hunter.
Age 3 — F: Bella Ritter-Robson. M: Livy Howard.
Age 4-5 — F: Elizabeth Perez. M: Anthony Williams.
Age 6-7 — F: Myisha Noble. M: Manuel Orduna.
Age 8-10 — F: 8 Noemi Padilla. M: Harris Matchalouas.
Age 11-13 — F: Unique Geentz. M: Noah Jackson.
Age 14-17 — F: Elizabeth Barajas. M: Jakob Martinez.
Age 18-23 — M: Alex Garcia.
Age 24-29 — F: Nancy Manjarrez. M: Melchor Orduna.
Age 30-39 — F: Horalia Mendoza. M: Adrian Orduña.
Age 40-49 — F: Kristi Streit. M: Salvador Orduna.
Age 50-59 — M: Ronald McKee.
Age 60-over — F: Maria Hinojosa. M: Marcelino Diaz.
Updated: January 14, 2013 4:49PM
The Waukegan Park District’s annual Turkey Trot run at Belvidere Park in Waukegan drew a total of 160 participants last Saturday.
The event featured runners of all ages competing in a groups, with the group winners receiving a turkey as a prize.
Distances that the runners had to cover was based on age.
The fee to compete was a non-perishable food item. All told, nine big bins were filled with items that were donated to the Holy Family Food Pantry.
Age groups ranged from under-1 to senior citizens.