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 GREENSBOROSports.com we are proud to recognize Anne Popek for an all-around job “well done”.