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Mathis, Graham top Relay 5K run
Mathis sets new event record
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ANGELA MILLER, MACEY HEDGE, CHERYL VANCE - photo by Photo by Reed Vanderpool
The Relay for Life 5k and one-mile fun run was held last Saturday at Green Brook Park, with runners from all age groups competing to help find a cure.Michael Mathis was the overall winner of the 5K event with a record-setting time of 19:38.Doris Graham had the best women’s time overall, covering the 5K course in 27.36.Macy Hedge took home the first place medal in the one-mile run, covering the distance in 8:35. Cheryl Vance and Angela Miller tied for second, crossing the finish line at 16:04. Bryson Greer took top honors in the youth division with a time of 36.12.In the 19-29 year-old division, James Ivy covered the distance in 20.17, good for first place, while Natalie ivy turned in the quickest time for the women, a 29.21.Overall winner Michael Mathis time was also the fastest among 30-39 year-old male entrys, while Melissa Ruch traveled the 5K distance faster than any other 30-39 year-old woman at 29.17.Women’s winner Doris Graham took first in the 40-49 age group, as well as the overall win.