The fortieth annual Knights of Columbus Joe Donvan Memorial River Run was a hit.
The occasion, used to kick off the town of Maysville’s Fourth of July festivities, noticed a mass of over sixty runners on the beginning line, of all completely different age teams. The race was cut up into a number of completely different age divisions, from 14 and beneath, to 70 and over. Every division had it’s fair proportion of rivals.
The race started at 8 a.m. on July 4, on the Limestone Touchdown, with every competitor keen to start. Whether or not they opted to stroll, run, roll or spectate, everybody who gathered on the beginning line was excited to participate within the race.
Bryant Curtis was the general winner of the mens division, coming in with a ultimate time of 18:14. Curtis was a former member of the Augusta Panthers Cross Nation crew, however has since transferred to Mason County.
The feminine general winner, Layla Henderson can also be a highschool cross nation athlete, having ran within the 2023 KHSAA state observe and area competitors for Mason County.
The divisional winners of every class competed onerous and gave it their all, besting their competitors. A primary place trophy was awarded to the winner of each the boys’s and womens catefories.
The 2 winners of the beneath 14 division, have been Shelly Roberts and Tatum Faulkner. Peyton Ullery, one other Mason County observe star, received the boys’s 15-19 division. There have been no rivals within the girls’s division.
The grownup divisional winners have been Edward Ross and Ashley Shugars within the 20-29 division, Nathaniel Grayson and Sara Schwallie within the 30-39 division, John Meng and Donna Riggs within the 40-49, David Gallenstein and Melissa Ring within the 50-59, Vic Bowman and Sue Adams within the 60-69 and Robert Johnson within the 70+ division.
The winners of the two mile strolling race, have been Robert Johnson and Vicky Bess.
The Joe Donovan Memorial River Run is an occasion that has been hosted by the Maysville chapter of the Knights of Columbus for 4 many years. Every year, many common rivals and newcomers flock to downtown Maysville to participate within the historic and gratifying occasion. Whether or not they’re competing to win, or simply participating within the custom, everybody who participates completely enjoys the race, which has no plans on ending anytime quickly.