The competitive was quite good too. Jacob Krolick beat Chris Walters by 12 seconds in the men's race. Jennifer Koeppel-Acker was the women's winner by close to a minute over Katie Niblock. The wins were good for 12 points in the News' Runner of the Year series.
It's not exactly a busy weekend on the race schedule, according to buffalorunners.com. The Independence Run, a 5-kilometer race, goes off in Akron at 11 a.m. SAturday. Visit the American Legion Post at 9 Eckerson Ave. in Akron before the race to register. Call 390-7510.
On Sunday, you'll have plenty of time to rest up and read the story on a popular television personality who is a regular on the local running scene.
-- Budd Bailey