By Advocate StaffersAurora High School graduate James Sjostrom posted a third-place overall finish in the Oct. 21 Columbus Marathon. His time was 2:37.39.The event, which for the first time was sponsored by Nationwide Better Health, drew 10,000 entries in the marathon and half-marathon, four times what it attracted in 1980, its first year.+ + +As the weather cools down, fewer and fewer distance running events are on tap in Northeast Ohio. But a few are scheduled in November.Aurora's Parks and Recreation Department will offer its first Turkey Trot on Nov. 22, with the gun to sound at 8:30 a.m. Start and end point is Aurora Farms Premium Outlets.Advanced registration costs $16, with the online deadline Nov. 20 at midnight. The fee on the day of the race will be $20. For details, visit www.hmapromotions.net.The Westhaven Run for Shelter 5K will be Nov. 3 at 9:15 a.m. at Edgewater Park in Cleveland. Fee is $18 on the day of the race.The Pigskin Classic on Ohio State-Michigan football day (Nov. 17) will start at 10:15 a.m. at the Blind Pig at 1228 W. 6th St., Cleveland. Preregistration is $18 and race-of-race fee is $23.The Fleet Feet Sports Turkey Trot 5-miler will be Nov. 22 at 9:30 a.m. at the Cleveland Convention Center downtown. Fee is $18 by Nov. 16 and $23 afterward.For details on the above three runs, visit www.hermescleveland.com.+ + +Aurora High School graduate Chris Kras is the leading scorer for the Ohio Wesleyan University football team this season.After eight games, Kras had made five of seven field goal attempts and 13 of 14 extra point attempts for 28 points. The Bishops' record is 3-5.+ + +Twinsburg is looking for a varsity cheerleading coach and a middle school assistant wrestling coach for the winter season, plus a pole vault coach for spring.If interested, send a resume and letter of interest to Athletic Director Mike Silverhorn, Twinsburg High School, 10084 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg 44087.Kenston has an opening for a varsity head coach for hockey. Send a letter of interest and resume to Lynn Gotthardt, 9500 Bainbridge Road, Chagrin Falls 44023 or fax to 440-543-3047.Orange is seeking varsity assistant girls basketball coaches. Call Athletic Director T.J. Rockwell at 216-831-8600 ext. 2625. The school also needs varsity assistant and middle school assistant swim coaches. Call head coach Tod Boyle at 330-425-3370.Field is looking for a junior varsity softball coach with experience working with high school students. Call Beth Dyer at 330-673-9591 ext. 5025.Perry is seeking a girls softball coach. Contact Athletic Director John Dorko at Perry High School, 1 Success Blvd., Perry 44081 or call 440-259-9450.+ + +Aurora High School graduate Amy Moore placed 86th for the Youngstown State University women's cross country team in the Horizon League meet Oct. 27. Her time was 23:04.5. YSU finished 10th out of 10 teams.+ + +Aurora High School graduate Claire Conner completed her season with the Hiram College women's soccer team recently as the leading scorer with 13 goals and 3 assists for 29 points. The Terriers finished 8-11 overall and 0-8 in the North Coast Athletic Conference.+ + +Aurora High School graduate Louis Kastelic was the third leading scorer on the John Carroll University men's soccer team this year with 3 goals and 7 assists for 13 points. The Blue Streaks were scheduled to play Oct. 29 in the Ohio Athletic Conference tournament. They were 9-8 overall and 6-3 in the OAC in the regular season.