17th annual 5k run/walk

April 30, 2014

Fairfield Central High School head football coach Demetrius Davis emceed the event.

Virginia Schaffer, left, and Kay Boulware, right, lit the ceremonial torch before runners took their mark.

Runners participated in the 17th annual 5k run/walk in Winnsboro on Saturday morning.

Winnsboro Town Councilman Jack Wilkes was on hand to signal the beginning of the race by blowing the air horn.

Participants who chose to walk the course began at the gazebo in downtown Winnsboro.

Fairfield Behavioral Health Services 5k run/walk board members too time to pose for a photo during the race. Pictured (l-r) are Kay Boulware, Brian Bonds, Vernon Kennedy and Virginia Schaffer. Board members not pictured are Eugene Clemons, Vernon Anderson, Steve Vickers, Quincey Pringle, Shirley Siebles and Randy Small.

Runners make their way north on Vanderhorst Street in Winnsboro.

Runners head for the finish line as they climb a slight hill heading south on Congress Street.

These 5k run/walk participants travel down Vanderhorst Street.

Trophies and medals were awarded to the race’s top finishers.

Fairfield Behavioral Health Services 5k run/walk saw a tremendous turnout Saturday morning.

This group of walkers make the final stretch toward the finish line.