• Runner in front during the 5K dart forward attempt to get the best time during the race at the Run for the Children event which took place on Third and Oak Street in Graham last Saturday. Will Walton won overall on the men’s side with a time of 19:52 while Sarah Roye won overall on the women’s side with a time of 21:47. Leader photos by Thomas Wallner
  • Sherita Forbus crosses the finish line with her dog during the Run for the Children 5K and 10K race that began at Third and Oak Street in Graham last Saturday. Forbus was ninth out of 11 racers in her division and earned 27th place overall in the women’s division of the Run for the Children 5k race. Leader photo by Thomas Wallner
  • Run for the Children board member and volunteer Toni Stansell helps children in the 1K fun run to stretch with the Graham Steers mascot. Stansell has been a part of the run for 11 years. Leader photo by Thomas Wallner
  • Cam (left) and Walker Bennett cross the finish line before Aydin Weaver, who throws his hands up in a joyous finish. Weaver was in 11th place while Cam and Walker were in 10th and ninth place consecutively overall in the male division of the Run for the Children 5K race. Leader photo by Thomas Wallner
  • Olivia Frias (left) and Haley Lopez run in the 5K and 10K races consecutively during the Run for the Children. Lopez was second place in the 10K womens overall and Frias was 31st in the women’s overall 5K race. Leader photo by Thomas Wallner
  • Runner Diana Mendoza jumps across the finish line with Abbie Franklin following close behind. Mendoza and Franklin placed third and fourth consecutively overall in the women division during the Run for the Children 5K race. Leader photo by Thomas Wallner
  • Runners Amber Blue (left), Sherita Forbus and Susan Smith in front along with other participants take the 5K at a slower pace than those who rushed at the start. The 10K run started the day off and was followed by the 5K and fun run to finish the event. Leader photo by Thomas Wallner

Run for the Children 2017

The 12th annual Run for the Children 5K and 10K event was on Third and Oak Street in Graham last Saturday, May 20.

Will Walton won overall on the men’s side with a time of 19:52 while Sarah Roye won overall on the women’s side with a time of 21:47. A full list of results for the 5k and 10K run can be found here.

All proceeds from the run benefit Virginia’s House/Dr. Goodall’s House. Virginia’s House in Graham and Dr.Goodall’s House in Breckenridge, are family resource centers dedicated to helping children who are victims of abuse or neglect.

 

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