Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Tour de Seven 5K Run/Walk deemed a success

Southern Seven Health Department held their 3rd Annual Tour de Seven 5K Run/Walk at the Ferne Clyffe State Park in Johnson County on Saturday, Oct. 28, with over 40 people in attendance. T

The weather was chilly but with the beautiful fall foliage, the toasty warm bon fire along with the hot coffee and hot cocoa, no one seemed to mind the cooler temperature.

All comments received were very positive of the 5K route as well as the event itself.

Southern Seven Health Department and Head Start thanked all the businesses and individuals who contributed toward the success of the day.

They also thanked Southern Seven Medical Reserve Corp for manning the First Aid/Hydration Stations and the Southern Seven staff who helped in planning and making this event happen.

Timing was done by River to River Timers – Blake Hampleman. Medallions were given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the following age categories:

Runners 20 & Under – 1st Place Kylie Vaughn; 2nd Place Madison Hill.  Runners 21 to 35 – 1st Place Drake Sanders; 2nd Place Hayleigh Mullins; 3rd Place Shane Carlton.  Runners 36 to 50 – 1st Place Scott Farren; 2nd Place Tana Curtright; 3rd Place Betsy Prater.  Runners 51 to 65 – 1st Place Ed Erdman.  Runners 66 & Older – 1st Place Alan Racey.  Walkers 20 & Under – 1st Place James Johnson IV;

Walkers 21 to 35 – 1st Place Christy Horn; 2nd Place Tonya Marshall; 3rd Place Laura Wilbern.  Walkers 36 to 50 – 1st Place Kendra Vaughn; 2nd Place Shanna Johnson.  Walkers 51 to 65 – 1st Place Larry Davis; 2nd Place Jackie Pritchett; 3rd Place Cheryl Gage.

Overall Female Runner – Hayleigh Mullins.  Overall Male Runner – Drake Sanders.  Overall Female Walker – Kendra Vaughn. Overall Male Walker – Larry Davis.

Results including all times for Runners and Walkers can be found by clicking on Race Results at www.rivertoriver.net.

From the 5K proceeds, Southern Seven Health Department presented Robin Harper-Whitehead a check in the amount of $1,500 for the Heather Treat Memorial, a Johnson County charity that helps Johnson County residents who are diagnosed with cancer.

Remaining proceeds will be used for the setup of next year’s 4th Annual Tour de Seven 5K which will be held in Pulaski County.

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