Northern Arizona Elite’s Eric Fernandez, Local Standout Matt O’Connor Headline Men’s Field
Former Champions Jackie Pirtle-Hall and Hilary Orf to Compete for Women’s Title  

The elite athlete field for the 2014 Great GO! St. Louis Halloween 10K race is set. Headlining the men’s field is Northern Arizona Elite’s Eric Fernandez and local standout Matt O’Connor. Fernandez, 24, was an NCAA All-American at the University of Arkansas, and has run 28:37:77 for 10k and was a two-time Missouri State Champion during his days at Parkway West High School. O’Connor, 27, is a top regional competitor, who finished 5th in last year’s 10K, and 2nd in the 2012 race. One the women’s side, returning champions Jackie Pirtle-Hall and Hilary Orf will compete for a title in the 10K, and look to break Melissa Todd’s 2010 record of 35:20. Other elites scheduled to appear are Crystal Harriss, Mike Aitken (Half Marathon) and Cheryl Held (Half Marathon). 2014 Results