The Starting Line
I’m headed to Peoria to run through a cemetery this evening, part of the Screaming Pumpkin races. It’s too late to register for that race, but here’s the list of upcoming races. You don’t want to miss Allerton on Sunday.
Weekend of Oct. 26-27:
— Allerton Trail Run
Think boating season is over just because there is a chill in the air?
Not for Van and Jalane Anderson. The Champaign couple is fanatical about water skiing. They ski year-round — and November will be their 200th consecutive month of water skiing in central or northern Illinois.
When Erica Cromwell swam for the University of Tampa, she was a sprinter, swimming the 50- and 100-yard freestyle events — in about 25 and 55 seconds, respectively — in a heated pool.
Earlier this month, the Monticello woman completed a far different kind of swim.