Monday, August 27, 2012

Read for the Gold Results

The library held another successful Read for the Gold 5K Run / 3K Walk Fundraiser Event. The 1st Place Overall award male and female went to Hunter Hoover and Amanda Stickel, with a time of 20:03 and 20:19 respectively. The 2nd Place Overall award male and female went to Rocky Mitchell, with a time of 21:54 and Maddie McAllister, with a time of 22:02.

The 1st Place finisher of the 3K Walk was Vanessa Mitchell. Pam Daniels took 2nd Place. We would like to thank everyone who participated and sponsored. Major sponsors included Adena Health System, Boyer Funeral Home, Boyer Funeral Home, Bristol Village, B & W Conversion Services, LLC, Dr. George Pettit, Profab Mechanical, Pike County Prosecutor Rob Junk, Southern Ohio Medical Center, USEC, and WXIZ-WXIC-WXZQ radio.

Associate sponsors of the race included the Atomic Employees Credit Union, Botkin Funeral Home, Classic Trophies & Plaques, CJL Sports, Dixon Jewelers, ESi Promotional Products, Glatfelter, HairBiz, The Hello Shop, J.F. Heibel Electric, Jessica’s Attic, Klinker’s Lumber & Builders’ Supply, Kroger, Long’s Retreat, McDonald’s, Oakbridge Financial, Pike County YMCA, Printex, Tim Horton’s, and the Waverly Swim Club.

We appreciate the support of community members and organizations in our endeavors to raise funding in order to continue promoting literacy within the community. A special thanks to all of you that volunteered! We couldn't have done it without you!

Click here for a complete list of race times. 
Pictured are Maddie McAllister (2nd Place Female Overall), Amanda Stickel (1st Place Female Overall), Hunter Hoover (1st Place Male Overall). Absent from picture is Rocky Mitchell (2nd Place Male Overall)