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Record 208 take part in Strawberry Fest 5K and kid's 1-mile run

A record number of runners and walkers took part in this year's Strawberry Fest 5K and kid's 1-mile run at Kingston Park on Saturday, June 15. In all, 208 participants - 161 runners, 18 walkers and 29 kids - took part in the seventh-annual event.1 / 6
Annalisa Low was the first female to cross the finish line in the 5K, with a time of 21:31.2 / 6
Betha Gilleland gets a high-five for finishing the Strawberry Fest 5K run. Gilleland had a time of 27:18 and was the 16th female to cross the finish line.3 / 6
Eric Espinoza runs the kids' 1-mile run. Espinoza was the top finisher in the race.4 / 6
Westin Dunbar runs the kids 1-mile run.5 / 6
Nathan Sahli sprints to the finish line of the 5K. Sahli had a time of 21:49 and was the 19th fastest male finisher.6 / 6

A record number of runners and walkers took part in this year's Strawberry Fest 5K and kid's 1-mile run at Kingston Park on Saturday, June 15. In all, 208 participants - 161 runners, 18 walkers and 29 kids - took part in the seventh-annual event. That number was up from the 175 who took part last year, setting the previous record.

In the race, new champions were crowned for a third-straight year.

Adam Peltprice was the top male finisher and Annalisa Low was the fastest female finisher in the race, held on a warm and sunny morning at Kingston Park.

Peltprice finished the 3.1-mile race in an impressive time of 18 minutes, topping second-place finisher Scott Burazin, who had a time of 18 minutes, 35 seconds, and last year's champion Jonathan McDonough, who ran the race in 18:47.

Low was the first female to cross the finish line, with a time of 21:31, beating out Liana Land, who had a time of 22:45 and Karisa Land, who ran the race in 23:01. Low took second in last year's race. Last year, McDonough was the top male finisher with a time of 19:13 and Renee Oxford was the top female finisher with a time of 21.35. Oxford didn't run in this year's 5K.

See the full story and additional photos in the June 26 issue of the Bulletin

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