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Polk County Middle School Model UN Famine 5k held April 28 results

Malik Miller crosses the finish line at the Famine 5k held Saturday, April 28 by Polk County Middle School Model UN mini-course students. (photo submitted by Stephanie Gilbert)

A total of 36 participants ran in the Polk County Middle School’s Model UN Famine 5k on Saturday, April 28.
During the race, participants ran or walked the cross-country course at PCMS. Malik Miller finished first and won a gift card to Regal Cinemas with a time of 21:37. The Model UN students hope to bring awareness to famines in severely underprivileged areas of the world. All proceeds from the race were donated to UNICEF for famine relief efforts in East Africa. The students hope to hold the race again in the fall.
Results:
1. Malik Miller, male, 21:37.00; 2. Lauren Stratman, female, 21:47.90; 3. Steve Hardin, male, 22:10.40; 4. William Utz, male, 22:14.20; 5. Jonathan Waters, male, 22:26.80; 6. Quincy Snyder, male, 23:33.00; 7. Haven Dufford, female, 25:57.10; 8. Parker Towne, female, 28:35.20; 9. Leah Hardin, female, 28:52.10; 10. Rob Lindsey, male, 29:00.60; 11. Christian Davis, male, 29:00.60; 12. Luke Arledge, male, 29:04.90; 13. Andrea Stratman, female, 30:11.90; 14. William Hoy, male, 34:38.40; 15. Jordan Heston, female, 37:19.90; 16. Mike Heston, male, 37:21.40; 17. Kristen Simmons, female, 38:46.80; 18. Todd George, male, 38:47.20; 19. Dana Desautels, female, 38:47.60;  20. Aurora Teague, female, 39:37.90; 21. Dottie Wilson, female, 41:33.10; 22. Ciera Wilson, female, 41:33.70; 23. Ashley Wilson, female, 42:00.60; 24. Maria Bolanos, female, 42:31.00; 25. Lauren Patterson, female, 42:41.20; 26. Sue Heston, female, 43:00.50; 27. Erin Heston, female, 43:01.30; 28. Mary Sue Hyder, female, 43:05.70; 29. Autumn Garland, female, 47:59.80; 30. Katie Keller, female, 49:40.00;  31. Gracie Fletcher, female, 49:40.80; and  32. Ashlyn Lawter, female, 49:41.60.
– article submitted by Stephanie Gilbert