Published On: Mon, Nov 30th, 2009
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Cancer Support 5K held in Cherokee

Submitted by Tara McCoy

Cherokee Choices

About 150 walkers and runners came out on Saturday, Nov. 28 to participate in the Cancer Support 5K in Cherokee.

About 150 walkers and runners came out on Saturday, Nov. 28 to participate in the Cancer Support 5K in Cherokee.

Cherokee Choices, along with other tribal programs, hosted a Cancer Support 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Nov. 28.  There were around 150 participants.  Over $300 were raised and donated to the Cherokee Cancer Support group.  Birdtown won the Most Community competition Award.

Cherokee Choices related they would like to thank the following people/programs that helped in making the Cherokee Choice Cancer Support 5K a success: The Cherokee Cancer Support Group, Cherokee One Feather, Travel and Tourism, the Goss Agency, Birdtown Community, Snowbird Community, Food Lion and all the participants.

The following were winners in their age brackets

12 and under -Brodie Bowman-1st-25:59

                     -Xan Sadongie-2nd-26:05

                     -Dakota Winchester-3rd-26:08

13-18             Tyler Bowman- 1st-26:19

                       Tamara Reed-2nd-36:34

19-30-Women-Miranda Long-3rd

                       Allison McMahan-2nd-29:24

                       Sky Littledave-1st-26:13

         Men      -Jake Swimmer-1st-16:19

                        Jesse Ramirez-2nd-17:54

                       Joseph Smith-3rd-18:47

31-40-Women-Dawn Russell

          Men-      Aron Stanley-1st– 19:56

                       Brian Burgess-2nd-20:16

                      Jim Oocumma-3rd20:46

41-50-Women-Athea Cruz-1st

                       Jennifer Wachacha-2nd

                                   Jeannie Stamper

51+  Women-Melinda Donaldson

      Men       Larry Stauel

                    Harold McMahan

 

For more photos of the event, visit:

http://www.nc-cherokee.com/onefeather/photo-galleries/?album=38&gallery=39

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