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Preston Special Olympics fun run

October 23, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM 

Citizen editor

 

The fourth annual Preston Special Olympics Halloween 5k Fun Run/1 mile walk was held last Saturday.

Cyndi Wall race coordinator said it was a big success and they made enough to help pay for the expenses for they year.

“Thank you to all who participated and helped,” Wall said. “We had a good turn out and I hope all who attended had a fun time.”

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This year’s winners were: 5K run adult female, 1st- Beka Leffler, 2nd – Jeni Graves, 3rd- Wendi Andersen; 5k run adult male, 1st- Brent Knapp, 2nd- Chris Matue, 3rd- Dax Merrill; 5k run youth male, 1st- Brecker Knapp; 1mile run youth male, 1st – Edison Leffler ; 1mile run youth female, 1st – Maren Leffler

Best Costume award went to Lori Matue as Wonder Woman.

A crowd of participants in the Special Olympics fun run get off to a good start Saturday morning. Cyndi Wall, race coordinator said she was grateful for the racers who showed up for the event.

A crowd of participants in the Special Olympics fun run get off to a good start Saturday morning. Cyndi Wall, race coordinator said she was grateful for the racers who showed up for the event.

Wall wanted to congratulate all the winners and also to all those who participated.

“We wanted to give a special thanks to the Lions Club for providing the refreshments, Leo Club girls for helping with the timing,” Wall said. We also wanted to thank Sherri Congdon and the coaches and girls from Cheer Force who helped with registration and cheering the runners and walkers on along the way.”

She also wanted to express appreciation to the race committee: Luanne Rasmussen, Brook Bair, Annette Nash, Margaret Winward, Brad Wall and Jennifer Amussen, for her help with registration.

This story is sponsored by FCMC Home Health and Hospice.


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