The Blue Ridge Hospice has announced the following winners of its annual hospice 5K, which raised money to support its annual Camp Hope. Camryn Ubert of Stephens City and Karsten Brown of Front Royal took top honors in the rac:
With a time of 20 minutes and 50 seconds, 11-year-old Camryn won the Female Overall Division at Blue Ridge Hospice's annual 5K Run/Walk held Oct. 19 at Blandy Experimental Farm at The State Arboretum of Virginia in Clarke County.
In the Male Overall Division, Karsten took first place, finishing in 17 minutes and 59 seconds. In its 11th year, the event attracted 350 runners and walkers.
More than $20,000 was raised to support Blue Ridge Hospice's annual Camp Hope for children who are grieving the loss of a loved one, as well as other hospice services. Camp Hope is annually offered free to the community to assist children who have experienced the loss of a loved one and may be grieving.
This year's race sponsors were BB&T and Allstate.
The following are the first place winners in their respective age groups:
Age group 5-9, Female Division, Anna Duke; Male Division, Jacob Burns. Age group, 10-14, Female Division, Olivia Couillard; Male Division, Nickie Schweather. Age group 15-19, Female Division, Lexi Keller; Male Division, Tommy Balinger. Age group, 20 -24, Female Division, Natalie Schlosser; Male Division, Robert Fitzgerald. Age group, 25-29, Female Division, Brittney Musterman; Male Division, James Schlosser. Age group, 30-34, Female Division, Eileen Scala; Male Division, Joseph Lapolla. Age group, 35-39, Female Division, Suzanne Pardue; Male Division, Paul Warthen. Age Group 40-44, Female Division, Gina Woodall; Male Division, Mitchell Newlin. Age Group 45-49, Female Division, Teresa Cantrell; Male Division, Shane Curtis. Age Group 50-54, Female Division, Debbie Christesson; Male Division, Douglas Wake. Age Group, 55-59, Female Division, Constance Phlipot; Male Division, Bill Powers. Age Group, 60-64, Female Division, Lucy O'Grady; Male Division, Carlo Micale. Age Group 65-99, Female Division, Suzan Cloud; Male Division, Louis Rose.