Koon’s Care 10k/5k raises over $2,500

RIPLEY–Saturday May 23, 63 runners turned out for the inaugural Koon’s Care Medical Scholarship 10k, 5k and Kids Fun Run/Walk. According to Randall Koon, over $2,500 was raised for the Glenda Koon amp& Brad Koon Medical Scholarship Fund, Inc. The fund supports a medical scholarship named in honor of Koon’s first wife Glenda and son Brad. amp”I just want to thank all the participants that came out to the race, and I look forward to next year,amp” said Koon, who plans to make it an annual event. amp”I also want to thank all the sponsors and volunteers who helped make this a success.amp” Koon said sponsors of the event included, The Peoples Bank, Trade Day Mall, Family Care Clinic, Tippah County Hospital, Tippah County Wellness Center, Food Giant, E.W. James and Sons, McMillian Graphics, Greg Harrell Construction Company, Creekmore Clinic PLLC, Betty Wicker, McDonald’s, Capital Loans of MS, Inc., and Eaton, Babb, and Smith, PA. The Koon’s Care Medical Scholarship is available for any Mississippi student who enters the medical field at an accredited medical school. The student must be a resident of Mississippi, but is not obligated to attend a school within the state. For more information about the scholarship, contact Randall Koon at 587-4695. The winners and participants are as follows: Koon’s Care 10k, 5k results 5k 1. Britt Lindley, Male 13-19, 21:57 2. Zak Thorton, Male 13-19, 23:31 3. Mike Gunn, Male 50-59, 24:48 5k 1. Page Rowland, Female 13-19, 24:36 2. Kim Lindley, Female 30-39, 26:02 3. Sommer Quinn, Female 20-29, 27:12 10k 1. Nathan Hall, Male 30-39, 37:10 2. Zoltan Stefke, Male 30-39, 46:52 3. Brad Lackey, Male 30-39, 47:08 10k 1. Kristin Wilkerson, Female 20-29, 49:34 2. Debbie Searles, Female 40-49, 50:29 3. Jenny Thompson, Female 20-29, 54:27 Other participants and times: 5k Mark Lindley, 25:54 Brent Kuhl, 26:04 Joe Babb, 26:56 Shane Williamson, 27:27 Bobby Lindley, 28:24 Leah Graddy, 28:31 Allison Hall, 28:31 Terri Stanford, 30:00 Rusty Steverson, 30:03 Beth Burnett, 30:18 Bryanna Miller, 31:47 Tom Brent, 32:01 Robyn McElwain, 32:16 Roger Childs, 32:19 Benton Elliott, 32:30 Bill Burnett, 33:20 Penny Hill, 33:58 Roxanne Ward, 33:58 Payton Yates, 34:40 Jennifer Burns, 36:12 Kenny Burns, 36:13 Della Martindale, 38:42 Mark Evans, 38:59 Chanda Miller, 39:21 Tracy Clanton, 40:28 Wini Beech, 40:54 Reid Burns, 40:55 Trevor Wilson, 41:45 Cheryl Bass, 42:56 H.F. Mason Jr., 44:13 Davis Burns, 44:14 Candace Mauney, 45:28 Leslie Eaton, 45:30 Traci Hutcheson, 45:32 Elizabeth Elliott, 45:32 10k Kristin Wilkerson, 49:34 H.F. Mason, 49:49 Fred Ketchum, 51:57 Justin Lohmeie, 51:59 Randy Lancaster, 52:20 Jason Brady, 53:14 Lynn McGee, 53:19 Jeff Brewer, 54:29 Bob Craig, 55:01 Davis Cook, 57:05 Tracy Yates, 57:18 Tonya Kuhl, 57:26 Laura Beth Thurmond, 57:29 Kenny Hill, 102:45 Kelly Brewer, 108:12

Kedrick Storey