GE Healthcare workers swept the men's, women's and coed divisions of the inaugural Salus Wisconsin Corporate Challenge in the Menomonee Valley.
More than 400 runners representing Wisconsin businesses participated in the race organized by Salus, a fitness and wellness firm in Delafield.
David Wheeler, running for his GE corporate team, won the 5K race on Canal St. in 16 minutes, 15 seconds. His teammate and co-worker, Joe Herington, was just 11 seconds behind.
Allison Arndt won the women's division in 18:48.
Full results can be found here.
The challengers cross the start line.
GE also had the largest team, with 81 runners at the start line.
"Congrats to Igor Stevic from GE for assembling an outstanding group of runners," said Briana Boehmer, race organizer. "GE had 81 people in total, outdoing Harley-Davidson's 62.
"I see a competition brewing for sure. I am also waiting to see what NML does next year. The traveling trophy awarded to participation winners is going to be a much sought after prize I can tell."
Honors for the highest percentage of workforce participation went to Synergy Strategic Fitness in the small company category, Willis of Wisconsin in medium and Strattec in large.
Fastest Masters Male was Bruce Holmes from Northwestern Mutual.
Fastest Masters Female was Karen Taylor from Waukesha County Technical College
Fastest C-Level Male (executive) was Jim Hamel from Artisan Partners
Fastest C-Level Female was Margaret Ellibee from WCTC
"Salus was ecstatic about the overall success of this first year event," Boehmer said.
"We saw some great competition and camaraderie that made the event truly special. It was fun to see companies with their team logos on their shirt and on banners along the finish line. It created a real sense of community and I feel this event will be a great piece companies can add to their wellness initiatives.