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Foster Care Fund Run results announced

| September 24, 2013

COSHOCTON – A 5K Run/Walk to raise money to provide support to former foster children was held Sept. 21, at Lake Park. The purpose of the event was to raise awareness and funds to provide ancillary support to former foster children who pursue post-secondary education. These funds could be used for supportive services, such as gas cards, to provide the students with the means to travel back to their biological or former foster families for holidays and other special events.

Forty-one people participated in the event. Megan Bookless had the winning time of 20:45. Results in age/gender categories are:

–         Male/under 20 – First – Quentin Sharier; Second – Cade Hill; Third – Mason Varns

–         Female/ 20-29 – First – Sarah Bourne; Second – Brooke Thomas; Third – Krista Pearson

–         Male/20-29 – First – Caleb Anderson; Second – Matt Crawford; Third – Matt Sturtz

–         Female/30-39 – First – Megan Bookless; Second – Megan Philabaum; Third – Christie Thornsley

–         Male/ 30-39 – First – Ray Young

–         Female/40-49 – First – Robin Sharier; Second – Lori Varns; Third – Tonya Lock

–         Female/50 plus – First – Denise Miller; Second – Lisa Clark

–         Male/50 plus – First – Fred Wachtel; Second – Don Tupper; Third – John Grandmason

Organizers expect to hold the event annually the same weekend. Area coaches Gwenna Neal and Keith Matz assisted with the event.

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