SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2015
5K WALK/RUN: 9 AM START
DISTRICT FOOTBALL STADIUM
Adjacent to North Kansas City High School
620 E. 23rd Avenue, North Kansas City, MO 64116
Thanks to the support of participants, sponsors and volunteers, the eighth annual RUN NKC Schools 5K raised $11,000 for the Education Foundation and PTO, PTA, PTSA and booster club organizations at district schools. More than $1,800 is being shared with these school organizations in 2015, bringing the total shared with schools to nearly $22,000 since the 5K began in 2008.
Elisha Bears, a New Mark Middle School social studies teacher, captured first place with a time of 17:53:47. He was followed by George Adair, a Staley High School math teacher, at 18:18:58. The third finisher and top female at 19:02:29 was Jessica Connery, a fourth-grade teacher at Gracemor Elementary School.
For more 5K results, go to http://therunningwellstore.com/nkc-schools-results.
To view 5K photos, visit the district’s Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/NKCSchools.
When signing up for the 5K, participants could designate a school organization to receive $5 of their registration fee. Schools also competed for the highest percentage of participants based on enrollment. North Kansas City won the high school competition, and New Mark placed first among middle schools. Each earned an extra $250. Rounding out the top four elementary schools spots were Topping ($250), Briarcliff ($150), Winnwood ($100) and Oakwood Manor ($50).
2015 RUN NKC Schools 5K Sponsors
Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun
Belfonte Dairy Foods
Gilmore & Bell, P.C.
Olshan Outreach Zona Rosa
Funky Monkey Corn Company
Michael Parisi, State Farm Agent
Mosaic Life Care
Northland Teachers Community Credit Union
Allen & Libby Blair
Dentistry for Children
Fond Memories Engraving
Jenkins & James Insurance
Kurt Kavanaugh Orthodontics
For more information, contact Jan Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (816) 321-5550.