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News Community ‘Feed the Need’ event benefits CareNet

Sixty-one racers competed in this year's CareNet Feed the Need 5K and Conquer the Mountain Half Marathon. The event was created to raise money and collect food for CareNet to distribute to the community, as well as help other charities in the community. Runners donated 198 pounds of canned foods and were able to raise $591.24.

The event featured water stations placed throughout the Greenway and the organization with the best water station, which was voted on by the runners, will receive a proceed of next year's race. This year's water station winner was the Macon County Humane Society.

5K winners

1st Place Male: Chase Mallonee, 16 with a time of 20:47.0

2nd Place Male: Jim Byron, 52 with a time of 21:08.7

3rd Place Male: Marc Rollins, 46 with a time of 23:22.8

1st Place Female: Laura Rollins, 43, with a time of 24:54.0

2nd Place Female: Amanda Downs, 34, with a time of 26:13.1

3rd Place Female: Elizabeth Albers, 33, with a time of 26:20.3

“Conquer the Mountain Half Marathon”

1st Place Male: Dan Henry, 25, with a time of 1:22:14.6

2nd Place Male: Scott Boatwright, 47, with a time of 1:26:36.3

3rd Place Male: Jonathan Phillips, 29, with a time of 1:27:13.6

1st Place Female: Jana Shugart, 30, with a time of 1:45:47.6

2nd Place Female: Kimzey Ellis, 24, with a time of 1:48:05.0

3rd Place Female: Dorota Anthony, 32, with a time of 2:05:26.0


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