William Woods 5K Promotes Health and Wellness
|4/10/2013||Mary Ann Beahon|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||(573) 592-1127|
Fifty runners lined up Saturday to run the William Woods University Fourth Annual Woods Way 5K, presented by The Woods Way Wellness Committee.
First place for males was Mitch Beck of Jefferson City. Christopher Crull of Holts Summit, came in second, and Don Archer of Tebbetts came in third.
First place for females was Brenda Archer of Tebbetts. Emma Baltuskonis, a WWU student from San Antonio, Texas, came in second, and Elaine Foster of Jefferson City came in third.
In addition, Shawn Hull, William Woods University history professor, earned the traveling trophy for the WWU Behavioral and Social Science Division for being the first faculty member to finish the race.
The event was for runners and walkers. Participants could choose whether they would like to be timed to fulfill competitive streaks or to simply run at their own pace to enjoy the day. Each year, the event is organized as a family-friendly event, so strollers are permitted.
The event was sponsored by Fresh Ideas and Anytime Fitness.
Runners begin the Woods Way 5K at William Woods University.
Families enjoy the beautiful day during walking portion of the 5K.