Tryon Elementary student wins PACRun 5K

Published 3:34 pm Thursday, April 20, 2017

Tryon Elementary student Ben Thompson, a member of the school’s running club, took part in the 6th annual PACRun 5K Trail Run on April 8 at Foothills Equestrian Nature Center. Took part may be putting it mildly – the 9-year-old Thompson completed the course in a time of 26:46.48 to win the event. Thompson was the youngest runner in the field, the oldest being 62. He finished almost two minutes ahead of the second-place runner. (Submitted by

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