United Way Hosts 18th Annual 5K/10K Bridge Run/Walk,
Over 2,300 runners and walkers participated Saturday, April 5, 2014, in the 18th Annual United Way of St. Charles 5K/10K Bridge Run/Walk presented by Norco Manufacturing Complex and co-presented by Valero St. Charles Refinery.
“We are incredibly excited with this year’s Bridge Run attendance, about a 25% increase over last year’s record breaking year. The weather stayed in our favor, and all participants were able to enjoy the beauty of St. Charles Parish from atop the Hale Boggs Bridge,” stated John Dias, United Way of St. Charles Executive Director. “Our commemorative medals were once again a favorite, and we were thrilled to be able to offer them to all racers this year.”
Ian Carr was the first to finish the 5K race with a 16:11 time. Joining Carr in the 5K men’s division top three were Matthew Eyler and Nate Castillo.
Jaime Sauer took first place in the 5K women’s division with a time of 19:36. Loretta Hoskins and Annemarie Byerley placed second and third.
Winners of the 10K event were Frank Cousart in the men’s division with a time of 40:04 and Monique Hodson in the women’s division with a time of 46:59.
The race winners took home engraved UWSC Bridge Run awards.
For a list of all 5K results click here.
For a list of all 10K results click here.
For additional race results click here.
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For the second year in a row, Anytime Fitness took home the coveted award for most participants, with over 300 team members.
Race participants were provided with post-race entertainment including live music by Reese Chaisson, food, refreshments, massages, and much more.
United Way of St. Charles would like to thank its sponsors, vendors and volunteers who helped make this event a huge success. The funds raised by this event will be used to provide support to local agencies and programs targeting the areas of education, income, and health.
For more information about United Way of St. Charles and how you can LIVE UNITED, call 985-331-9063 or visit www.uwaysc.org.
To view photos from the event, click here.