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River Falls native Gretchen Page stands in front of the official finish line for the New York City Marathon Sunday, Nov. 4, in Central Park. After the cancelation of the marathon due to Hurricane Sandy, Page joined over 10,000 runners for what was billed as the Run Anyway Marathon to help raise money and supplies for hurricane victims. Photo courtesy of Lorah Haskins

Grandpa Page would be proud

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What started as a simple tribute to her late grandfather turned into a life-changing event for River Falls' native Gretchen Page when Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast.


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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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