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UW - Oshkosh Titan 5K
UW - Oshkosh Titan 5K

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2017 RECAP
The 5th Annual Titan 5k on August 5, 2017, in Menominee Park in Oshkosh was a tremendous success. The event had over 100 registrants, 94 finishers, and over 150 people in attendance.

The event raised $1200 for 4SouthSudan, the charity we support this year, which works to provide health, safety and educational opportunities for people living in South Sudan, a new country as of 2011 that is still plagued by Civil War. Most participants went home with a tshirt, a door prize, and free giveaways.

The day also featured a KIDDY QUARTER, a FREE quarter mile Kid's Race for children 10 years of age and under--all participants won sunglasses, a sticker, a coupon to Swimtastic, and a popsicle. The Titan 5K race was won by former UW Oshkosh standout Sean Kutz, a three time NCAA All-American during his career as a Titan, in cross country, the Indoor 5000m, and the Outdoor 5000m.  His time of 15:34 was good enough to win by 19 seconds.  Local prep State Champion Wesley Schiek (Valley Christian School) took second in 15:53, and current Titan Joe Zack finished third overall.  Current Titan Tyler Miletti and former Titans Mike Foust, Derek Johnsrud, Mike Wehrley, Geoff Gundlach, and Ryne Scopp all finished in the top ten overall.

The female champion was former UW Oshkosh star Erica Munyan, who won with a time of 18:53, easily outpacing her nearest competitor by almost two minutes. Munyan was a two time NCAA qualifier in cross country and a NCAA Qualifier in the Steeplechase.  Former Titan Brenna Ellington finished second for women, while Madison Hughes finished third.  Former Titans Sonny Jenkins, Isabella Tremonti, and Brit Haas all finished in the top ten, along with former Loyola University standout and USA 800m qualifier, Colleen Wehrly. 

Please peruse our website to find full results and pictures from the race.

The UW Oshkosh Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams would like to thank the participants, the community, and the sponsors for helping to raise money and awareness for a great cause and for allowing us to serve our community in a positive way.

 
 
 
 

2016 RECAP
The 4th Annual Titan 5k on August 6, 2016, in Menominee Park in Oshkosh was a huge success. The event had over 100 finishers participants and over 160 people in attendance. 

The event raised over $2000, and like in 2015, proceeds from this year’s event will go to charitable organizations that work to serve people who live with Down Syndrome.  Most participants went home with a tshirt, a door prize, and free giveaways.

The day also featured a KIDDY QUARTER, a quarter mile Kid's Race for children 10 years of age and under--all participants won a stuffed animal and a popsicle. The Titan 5K race was won by former UW Oshkosh runner Derek Johnsrud, a two-time NCAA qualifier during his career as a Titan.  His time of 15:29 was good enough to win by 16 seconds.  Current Titan, and former Oshkosh West standout, Brian McKnight placed third overall for the men, while UW Oshkosh alumni Ryne Scopp, Geoff Gundlach, Michael Wehrley, and Matt Berndt all finished in the top ten overall.

The female champion was Laura Schmitz, who won with a time of 18:44, easily outpacing her nearest competitor by almost one minute. Former Titan All-American Sonny Jenkins finished second in the women’s field, while former Neenah High School runner Sydnee Braun took third.  UW Oshkosh alumni Danica Harrison, Brittany Haas, and Megan Tyjeski all finished among the top ten females.

Please peruse our website to find full results and pictures from the race.

The UW Oshkosh Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams, both of which are coming off a year where they qualified for and placed in the top 15 at the NCAA National Championship, thank the participants, the community, and the sponsors for helping to raise money and awareness for a great cause and for allowing us to serve our community in a positive way.

 
 
 
 

2015 RECAP
The 3rd Annual Titan 5k on August 1, 2015, in Menominee Park in Oshkosh was a huge success. The event had 102 participants and over 150 people in attendance, and featured USA Olympic Trials Marathon Qualifier, John Dewitt.

The event raised $1500 for charitable organizations that work to serve people who live Down Syndrome. Every participant went home with a tshirt, a door prize, free giveaways, and information about the beneficiary organizations.

The day also featured a KIDDY QUARTER, a quarter mile Kid's Race for children 10 years of age and under--all participants won a pair of sunglasses and some treats. The race was won by Oshkosh West High School and UW Oshkosh alum and Olympic Trials qualifier, John Dewitt, in a time of 15:17. He narrowly defeated former teammate Derek Johnsrud, a 2015 NCAA qualifier in the 10000m.

The female champion was Jennifer Parker, a Neenah High School standout and state record holder, and current student athlete at Marquette University. Her winning time was a personal record of 17:45. Please peruse our website to find full results and pictures from the race.

The UW Oshkosh Titan Cross Country Teams thank the participants, the community, and the sponsors for helping to raise money and awareness for a great cause and for allowing us to serve our community in a positive way.

 
 
 

2014 RECAP
The UW Oshkosh Cross Country Teams thank all the participants, volunteers, spectators, and sponsors that made the 2014 event a HUGE success! This year's race drew 162 registrants and over 150 finishers. The Overall and Male Champion was current UW Stout student athlete Anthony Cass in a time of 15 minutes and 13 seconds. The Female Champion was former Oshkosh West standout and two-time USA Track & Field Championship Qualifier in the Steeplechase Julia Rudd, with a time of 17 minutes and 42 seconds. This year's race provided a beautiful, spectator-friendly course, free baked goods, fruit, popsicles, gatorade, and water after the race, a free door prize drawing (everyone who stayed left with a gift), and awesome awards. Our Kiddy Quarter (400m Kid's Race) for children 10 years and younger had 20 participants, and they all received a free pair of sunglasses.

We raised $2000 for charity, with $1000 each going to our beneficiaries, FreetheSlaves and Love146. An especially big thank you goes out to Tim Moore, Dave Rathsack, Chris and Jay Gatzke, and our UWO student athletes for volunteering so much time, energy, and funding to make this year's race a wonderful success!  We also thank American Record Holder Alan Webb for being a part of our event and for signing autographs for our participants and fans to help raise more money for our cause--Alan's presence really made this year's Titan 5k a special event.