WALDORF, Md. (Nov. 3, 2009)—More than 100 Mary B. Neal Elementary School community members and local athletes joined together on Saturday Oct. 24 for the schools first five- and one-mile run/walk event to raise money for Marylands Harvest for Hungry organization.
Proceeds totaled $2,700 and benefited the Kids Helping Kids campaign. The top runners were recognized for their completion times at an awards ceremony held following the race. The top three students in the one-mile run were Jay Hall from Berry Elementary School, Emily Haws from Westlake High School and Christian Coombs from Neal.
The top male runner in the five mile race was Christopher Jones of Waldorf, and the top female runner was Crystal Rapp from St. Marys County.
Additionally, the top runner in the 12- to 18-year-old age group was Patrick Jones from Waldorf, and the top runner under the age of 12 was Jett Hall from Waldorf.
For photos of the event or additional news from Neal, visit the schools Web site at http://www2.ccboe.com/neal/news/.