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Blueberry run draws crowd

 

Corey Williams | The Brewton Standard Pictured are category winners of the Blueberry 5K run. Below participants enjoy a good time on the course.

Corey Williams | The Brewton Standard
Pictured are category winners of the Blueberry 5K run. Below participants enjoy a good time on the course.

The 2016 Blueberry 5K run and one mile walk took place at Obannon Park on Saturday morning. A good turnout from all ages came and participated in the event. The winners of each category was:

The top runners were:

• 14 and up male:

first place, Brandon Nelson; second place, Billy Bryant; third place, Erik Morris

• 13 and under male:

first place, Bracken Pettis; second place, Sam Kelly; third place, Jayron Blackmon

• 14 and up female:

first place, Katie Nelson with the best overall time of 19:30; second place, Amber Nelson; third place , Allie Nelson

• 13 and under Female

first place, Olivia Blackmon; second place, Hannah Douglas; third place, Elizabeth Coleman.

Funds raised benefit the Matthew Hutton Billy Memorial Scholarship and are awarded competitively to students dually enrolled in JDCC and the Huntingdon College Business Management Program in Brewton.

Sponsors of the event included; Grede, Chataqua Vineyards, Zerometh, Nalty’s Seasoning, NDI, Trustmark, Escambia Vault and Monument, David’s Catfish, Jim Peach Motors, Crowne Management, Pepsi –Atmore, BankcorpSouth, Comfort Care Hospice, Williams Memorial Chapel, Erick Coale

James and Stephanie Walker, Ken and Kathy Stacey, Patricia Pebbles, Sandy Townsend, Shamrock Properties, Wendy Folmar State Farm and DW McMillan Trust.

Donors of the event include; Jeff White, English Realty, Stokes and Stokes, PC, Creamer Dozer, Lisa  McMillan and Brewton Broadcasting.