Anne Popek, Ragsdale’s cross country coach, 2nd in Raleigh marathon

Posted by Andy Durham on November 5, 2007 at 1:15 pm under Amateur, High School | Comments are off for this article

In Sunday’s Sony Ericsson, City of Oaks Marathon, Anne Popek of Greensboro did very good. She finished second, just behind her sister.

Gloria Kuiken-Iverson, 39, of Lincolnwood, Ill. edged out her twin sister Anne Kuiken-Popek of Greensboro to win the women’s division with an unofficial time of 2:59:57.70. Four of the eight top female finishers were from the Triangle .

We recognize Anne Popek, Ragsdale’s Cross Country Coach. She finished second in the Marathon behind her twin sister. She is one tough lady: Married , and the mother of three. Her husband is in the military, and he is currently stationed in Somalia. Anne Popek is one tough woman; she’s been a single mom, coach, and training for a marathon the last couple of months.

Again, at we are proud to recognize Anne Popek for an all-around job “well done”.

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