Pacolet Area Conservancy annual walk and 5k run deemed successful

Published 9:20 am Friday, May 31, 2013

Larry Poe. (photo submitted by Mary Walter)

Larry Poe. (photo submitted by Mary Walter)

PAC held its ninth annual PACWalk and third annual PACRun 5K Trail Run for Preservation at Tryon Estates in Columbus on May 4.

PAC appreciates Tryon Estates for hosting the event again this year.

“As always, thank you to the community for your support of PAC and our mission of “Saving the Places You Love,” said PAC executive director Mary Walter.

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Blake Butler came in first place in the 5K Run, Ella Dockendorf took second and Lori Geddings took third.

In the PACRun, there was a good turnout despite the unusually cold weather. The Tryon Kiwanis Club was the first group to finish.

Carroll Rogers was the oldest to participate. He is 100 years young. Larry Poe led the walk.

– article submitted by Mary Walter