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Arts & Entertainment Braveheart 5K and Fun Run benefits Scottish museum

One hundred twenty-five racers signed up for the Braveheart 5K and Rob Roy 1-mile Fun Run to benefit the Scottish Tartans Museum.The Braveheart 5K & Rob Roy 1 Mile Fun Run kicked off this year’s Taste of Scotland. The 5K was attended by 125 racers with everyone finishing. The race was a benefit for the Scottish Tartans Museum.

The Rob Roy 1 Mile Fun Run overall boy and girl winners received a $25 savings bond donated by Nantahala Bank & Trust Company. This year's overall winners were Jordan Price and Joshua Riddle.

Female 5K Overall Winner was Shawnda Martin of Fontana Dam with a time of 19:44. Male 5K Overall Winner was Preston Newsome of Tuxedo with a time of 16:17.The overall male and female winners of Braveheart 5K were Shawnda Martin of Fontana Dam, N.C., with a time of 19:44; and Preston Newsome of Tuxedo, N.C., with a time of 16:17.

Both overall winners received a free 5K race entry to Gilliam's Promise 5K in Highlands, on Sept. 21.

For information about Gilliam's Hope & Gilliam's Promise, contact Dave Linn at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (828)421-7637.


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