Great Weather Blesses St. Patrick Celebration

It was a beautiful weekend at the Shrine of St. Patrick, as Irish (and those who were just Irish for the day) flocked to the tiny northeast Missouri town. A variety of activities included Irish Road Bowling, a 5K run, gift giveaways, tours, dinner and Mass.

Dozens of teams participated in Irish Road Bowling on Saturday, and more than 100 runners and walkers took part in Sunday’s 5K. 5K results were:

Overall Men: Jesse Watson, 23:15
Overall Women: Amanda Gilpin, 26:12
14 and Under: Conner Bross and Rachel Lovell
15-19: Ben Tripp and Morgan Lovell
20-24: Megan Brennan
25-29: Sierra Otte
30-34: Lucas Bross and Christian Woodworth
35-39: Tammy Ellison and Robert Conley
40-44: Angela Lovell
45-40: Jackie Guedhaus and Richard Ernst
50-54: Larry Meinhart and Joan Ruhs
55-59: Carl Hester and Jan Dupriest
60-64: Randy Fish
65+: Vicki Gutting

Here is a video of the race start:

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