We are so pleased to announce that our 1st Annual 5K Road Race & Relay Walk was a huge success. After adding the proceeds from this weekends 5K event to the funds received prior which include registrations, random donations and team fundraising we have raised $44,000. In addition to this we received over $10,000 in donated items & services totaling $54,000 for our event. We gave away 2 $500 scholarships at our event to one boy and to one girl in grade 9-12 who registered & completed the 5K road race and the winners were Emillie Carroll and Jack Quitzau both students at BMR. Our 3 top women overall winning cash prizes were 1st Alex-Finn Atkins, 2nd Lori Cunningham and 3rd Lauren Deguire. Women’s 18 & under were 1st Lauren Deguire, 2nd Avery DeRagon and 3rd Emille Carroll. Women’s 19 – 29 Were 1st Alex-Finn Atkins, 2nd Alicia Pickering and 3rd Jill Wasnewski. Women’s 30 and over were 1st Karen Quitzau, 2nd Lisa Miracle & 3rd Kathy Tata. Men’s overall winning cash prizes were 1st Christopher Tringal, 2nd Zachary Taylor and 3rd Zachary Morin. Men’s 18 and under were the same as the overall winners list. Men’s 19 -29 were 1st Tyler Dilibro, 2nd Thomas Cambell and 3rd Jake Hereth. Men’s 30 and over were 1st Timothy Johnson, 2nd Timothy Mandeville and 3rd Dennis Berard. The complete list of race results can be found on the Cool Running website. Team Fundraising Awards were as follows: 1st place Angels Among Us with co captains Denice Lubash & Mary Desrochers raising $3,000, 2nd place Got Your Bak with captain Tracy Bak raising $2,444 and 3rd place Cancer Crushers with co captains Lisa & Jayde Gaudet raising $1,525 Individual Fundraising Awards are as follows: 1st place Debra Kieon from team Eddie’s Bagel Bunch $1,280, 2nd place Tracy Bak from team Got Your Bak $1,236 and 3rd place Crystalle Gaudet from team Running Over Cancer $947. I would like to make an honorable mention to Tanya Scott captain of Team Depot #2651 although slow to the finish they raised $2,122. We Would like to say a special thank you to all of our teams who have done such an amazing job fundraising and promoting our event, they have raised $27,000. Included in that there was a $5,000 anonymous donation made to the team total, which we would like to say thank you for. We would also like to send a special thank you out to all of our business sponsors as well as the business’s and individuals who donated their time, product and services. A big giant thank you to all of the volunteers that made the day something to remember! We are looking for forward to next year!
Below is a link to “some” of the many photos taken of the days events