Light rain didn’t slow down runners and walkers at the recent 5K Run for Reading and 2-mile walk at East Palmyra Christian School.
Runners picked out prizes that included gift certificates from local businesses, gift baskets and homemade baked goods. Kids Fun Run participants received a coupon for a free ice cream from Bee Tee’s Drive-In in Newark.
The race shirt was designed by seventh-grader Celena Bell.
The following runners are the top finishers in each age group.
Boys, 12 and younger: Daren Van Dusen and Noah Lovell.
Girls, 12 and younger: Andrea Malach, Corrine Hughes and Christine Peck.
Boys, ages 13-19: Chip Murphy, Joey Camblin and Elijah Malach.
Girls, ages 13-19: Sarah Lovell, Kate Winslow and Hannah Stenzel.
Men, ages 29-29: Chris Swarthout.
Women, ages 20-29: Janessa Casselman.
Men, ages 30-39: Nate Lasher.
Women, ages 30-39: Sue Hughes, Sarah Claeysen and Audrey Lasher.
Men, ages 40-49: Rodney Claeysen, Mark DeYoung and Ted Pembroke.
Women, ages 40-49: Jeanette George, Heather VanDusen and Jill Lovell.
Men, ages 50-59: Chris Boss.
Women, ages 50-59: Riley Hoselton.
Men, ages 60-69: Peter Kouides.
Men, ages 70 and older: Chuck Martin.