Brad Knopps of Highlands was the overall winner of the Par 5k race held at Highlands Falls Country Club last Saturday, September 9. His time was 19:58 minutes.
Open to all runners and walkers in Western North Carolina who wanted to contribute to the fight against cancer, 83 people participated in the event.
This was the second annual Par 5k, which is hosted at an area country club. Proceeds of the event are donated to a Macon County non-profit. This year’s recipient was Relay for Life of Highlands. It was the first fundraiser for the 2012 Relay for Life.