Foothills Gymnastics gymnasts and boot campers compete in Warrior Drive 5

Published 3:04 pm Friday, June 25, 2010

Foothills Gymnastics Academy pulled a group of five gymnasts and 11 Janas Boot Camp participants to compete and support the Foothills Chamber of Commerces recent Warrior Drive 5 and Fun Run.

The event started with a one-mile Fun Run with children and adults participating. Boot Camp participant Gracie Mosier (age 12) placed 2nd while gymnast Sydney Waldman (age eight) came in 3rd place. Other participants representing Foothills were Ella Waldman (age five), Ryan Carr (age four), Raye Dusenbury, Marvin Carr, and Renae Waldman.

The Warrior Drive 5 mile run consisted of 12 competitors representing Janas Boot Camp. Two gymnasts, MaryKate Christianson and Julia Skellie, placed 1st in their age groups. Boot Camp participants and age-bracket award winners included Gail Stockdale (1st), Shelby Wilson, Pam Hecht, Jennifer Jones (2nd), Caroline Skellie, Melissa Schneider, Wendi Jordan (1st), Lisa Mosier (2nd), and Ethan Waldman. Coach Jana Williamson, suffering from a recent injury, was unable to compete but served as their cheerleader at different checkpoints.

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Foothills Gymnastics will begin fall registration for ages three and up. Janas Boot Camp is held on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 8:15 a.m. during the school year with additional evening classes on Mondays at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. year round. Participants range in age from 12 to 65, both male and female.

These classes are open to the entire community. Call 828-859-3131 for information on the boot camp fitness class or registration for fall gymnastics.