Miles of Smiles timing services and to meet with the volunteers assembled to assist with registration.
Sponsors of the event set-up booths on the front patio of the YMCA for the walk which was scheduled to start at 8am, and the road race which followed at 8:15am. Although the walkers, who supported the event which benefited the Northgate Cross Country team and the North Boroughs Strong Communities Campaign were not timed, more than 100 registered in advance and on the day of the race and completed the entire course.
A total of 222 chose to run the race and the top three in each of the age categories were awarded medals. Greg Byrkes at age 26 was the first to cross the finish line with a time of 16:30.20, followed by Nate Alter, age 18 at 17.11.70 and Hans Rottmann, age 42 at 17.15.30 for the men's category. Abby Hewitt, age 19 with a time of 18:46.10 was the top finisher in the women's division followed by Bridgit Walters, age 17 in 2nd place and Kristine Udvari, age 35 who placed 3rd in the event.