Annual race boosts high school coffers

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The 4th Annual Lowe’s Road Runner Charity 5K/10K Trail Run/Walk Saturday (July 29) raised over $1,500 for the students of Moreno Valley High School, according to event organizer Tammy Dunn, who is the school’s new director as well as co-owner of Angel Fire’s Mountain Sports with husband Brent Dunn.

“Thanks go out to Lowe’s Market as the Title Sponsor of this annual Charity Run,” tammy Dunn said. “We would also Like to thank ReMax Mountain Realty and First National Bank-New Mexico for sponsoring the race each year. Prizes given to participants featured our generous brands: Patagonia, Lorpen, Columbia, Merrell, Oakley, and The North Face. Well over 2,000 in prizes were given away this year. Race participants hailed from Angel Fire, Taos, Red River and outside New Mexico.”

Overall winners in the 5k (there were not enough participants for the 10k):

Overall Winner, Male — Scott Valdez 20:19 

Overall Winner, Female — Lisa Bushnell 27:40

Youth Male — Jonathan Gonzales 22:12

Youth Female — Skye Negley 41:14

Female 31-40 — Megan Mitchell 28:16

Female 41-50 — Susan Schwindt 29:11

Male 41-50 — Guillermo Canedo 20:40

Male 50 & Older — Chris Balizan 23:16

Female 50 & Older — Trini Bradley 34:45

[Editor’s note: Abby Kepfer, who had a time of 23:25, was not part of overall results because of her collegiate athletic standing]

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Scott Valdez was overall winner for men with a time of 20:19. (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Guillermo Canedo led men 41-50 with a time of 20:40. (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Jonathan Gonzales passed Youth Men with 22:12. (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Chris Balizan is the overall winner for men 50 and older with 23:16. (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Abby Kepfer finished in 23:25. (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Aiden Kepfer, 25:15 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Alan Kepfer, 25:29 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Lisa Bushnell is the overall female winner with 27:40. (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Megan Mitchell leads women 31-40 with 28:16. (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Susan Schwindt, women 41-50 overall winner, 29:11 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Adriane Reynolds, 30:29 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Beth Cartmell, 31:07 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Jim Terwort, 32:17 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Bob Weglarz, 33:25 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Trevor Tibljas, 33:55 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Tiffany Arnold, 34:04 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Jennifer Comiskey, 34:13 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Trini Bradley (in the front) was first for women 50 and older with 34:45. Lisa Sutton came in at 34:18, even after dropping something! (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Lisa Sutton, 34:18 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Elaine Hitch, 36:56 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Sydney Henderson 57:59 ((Bib 623) and Samantha Henderson 57:59:00 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Samantha and Courtney Henderson. Samantha finished in 57:59. (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Rickie Rivas (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Brinn Colenda, 41:07 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
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The Tibljas family: Rob, 43:39, Taner, 44:11 and Shay 43:39 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Tracy Orr (front), 46:02:00 and Rhonda Hicks, 46:04 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Maria Sibley, 46:06 (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
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Sarah Dunn (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
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