Saturday, December 6, 2014

Jingle Bell Jog 2014 Results

Great weather for this year's race - low 30's and partly sunny conditions greeted 125 runners and walkers.

Overall Finish List
Women by Age Division
Men by Age Division

Top runners were Buddy Elf (aka John Lipa) in 17:25 and Erin Dorn in 22:09.  Top walkers were Gary Chisholm (39:30) and Marilyn Gross (44:22).

Thanks to all of the athletes, students, and parents that helped set up, take down, and time the race.  A special thanks to our "Jingle Bell General," Lisa Fragomeli, for once again coordinating our sponsors - she would to have loved to have been out on the course with all of you!

Also thanks to all of our wonderful sponsors - this race would not have happened without your support!

Bloomer’s Flower Shop
Boehm Family Chiropractic
Boyer’s Agency
Nancy Day
Kay Fortier
Lisa Fragomeli
Gockerman, Wilson, Saylor, Hesslin PC
Going Places Tours & Travel
Ed & Marge Grabowski
Danielle Hoffman
Colleen Kenny
Kerry’s Blinds
Knizacky Insurance Agency
Lighthouse Realty
Linke’s Body Shop
Manistee Tire Service
Morton Salt Inc.
MS Creative
Art Olson
Parkdale Animal Hospital
Thomas Peppers
Hogan Plumbing
Dale Priester Insurance
Mary Lou Racine
Tim Shively
Smith & Eddy Insurance
Snyder’s Shoes
Pete & Mary Jo Solwold
Mary Sturdevant Insurance Agency
Sports Ink
Lucky Lizard Awards
Judianne Silbey-Summers
Cyndi Swan-Eagan
Super 8 Motel - Laura Horvat
Veach & Allen PC
Victorian City Car Port Inc.
Vogue Theatre
Watson’s Manistee Chrysler
Paul & Sherri Wehrmeister
Yates Chevrolet Inc.
Mary Ann Yonkman

Pictures courtesy of the Twisted Blister Running Club.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Manistee Jingle Bell Jog 2014 is coming soon!

The weather is turning colder, the cross-country season is winding down, and the Manistee Jingle Bell Jog 5K is coming soon!  This year's race will once again include a 5K run and a 5K walk.  Pre-registration is only $15, and includes a nifty specially-designed hat.  Race through Manistee, all decorated for Christmas, while the sound of jingle bells on your shoes makes the mood more festive. All proceeds support the Manistee Area Public Schools cross-country teams.

Race Forms Found Here!

Map of Race Course

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Middle School on the Run!

The 2014 season has started!  4 Manistee MS girls and 1 MS boy took home medals in the early-season Leanna Wolf-Geers Invitational hosted by MCC in Scottville.  Plus the 6th grade got their first taste of race competition!

You can find results for this meet and all of them as we have them at  

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Manistee Middle School XC info

Here's a quick heads-up for the upcoming fall 2014 Manistee MS XC schedule:

First practice - Monday August 25th 4:30-5:30pm.  Parents meeting afterwards.

 Fall 2014 Schedule 

Meet results from

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Manistee Firecracker 5K 2014 Results

Thanks to all who came out and ran or helped with the 2014 Manistee Firecracker 5K Run / Walk and 1K Fun Run.  We had over 350 finishers this year.

Overall Results

Top 3 Finishers by Age Group

Don't forget to support / thank our sponsors:
Callesen Wealth Management
Parkdale Animal Hospital
Dr. Marian Fuller
Sports Ink Screenprinting
Lucky Lizard Awards
Drs. Veach and Allen - Optometry
Snyder Shoes
Lisa Fragomeli

Friday, May 16, 2014

2014 Manistee Firecracker 5K Run / Walk

The 2014 Manistee Firecracker 5K run / walk will take place Saturday, July 5th.  This year's event will once again feature a fun run 1K at 8am, followed by the 5K run at 8:15.  We once again will be using Michiana Timing to get accurate and instant results!  All races take start and finish at Manistee Middle/High School.  Registration is just $25 ($28 on race day) includes a high quality T-shirt, and all proceeds support the Manistee track fund.