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5K dodges rain, raises $5,000 for Kay

Total $61,650 in eight years

A couple of dozen participants braved the threat of rain in the eighth annual Run For the Kay early Saturday and raised $5,000 toward renovation of the 1940s-era theatre.

The run was delayed an hour because of the wet weather. Eventually, seven inches of rain fell on Rockdale Saturday and early Sunday. Results:

RUNNERS

Men’s division

Overall—Juan Rubio.

19-under—1. Juan Rubio.

50-59—1. Domingo Juarez Jr.; 2, Francisco Romo; 3. Martin Juarez.

60-69—1. George Hudgins.

Women’s division

Overall—Amber Scott.


We declare you co-first place winners! (L-R) Hannah Rodriguez, Phillip Gill and Elizabeth Romo head out on 1K kids run which started the weather-delayed run Saturday morning. We declare you co-first place winners! (L-R) Hannah Rodriguez, Phillip Gill and Elizabeth Romo head out on 1K kids run which started the weather-delayed run Saturday morning. 20-29—1. Terry Garza.

30-39—1. Amber Scott; 2. Laura Rodriguez; 3. Diana Juarez.

50-59-1. Deborah Bland.

WALKERS

Men’s division

Overall—Wayne Vinson.

60-69—1. Wayne Vinson; 2. Gary Griesbach.

Women’s division

Overall—1. Autumn Davenport.

19-under—1. Autumn Davenport.

40-49—1. Linda Thornton.

50-59—1. Cheryl Wyble; 2. Maria Rodriguez.

60- 69—1. Jo Ann Browning; 2. Malda Burns; 3. Annette Griesbach.

KID’S 1-K RUN

Co-champs—Phillip Gill, El izabeth Romo, Hannah Rodriguez.



Most dedicated runner was George Hudgins of Cedar Park, who finished without one of his shoes. Most dedicated runner was George Hudgins of Cedar Park, who finished without one of his shoes.

Participants head by Communities in Concert band which produced entrainment for runners and ‘un-runners’ at theater. Participants head by Communities in Concert band which produced entrainment for runners and ‘un-runners’ at theater.

Run was delayed for an hour by weather in a day which saw Rockdale log seven inches of rain. Run was delayed for an hour by weather in a day which saw Rockdale log seven inches of rain.

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