Students ran in both a half-mile and two-mile competitions sponsored by local elementary schools and the Cleveland County YMCA. Boy and girl winners were named from each grade in both events.
First-place overall winners in the two-mile run were fifth-grader Jakeem Amuda of Shelby Intermediate and fifth-grader Marlee Arnold of Kings Mountain Intermediate who posted the two best times for the event in their divisions – 12:33 and 13:00 – respectively. First-place overall winners in the half-mile run were first-grader Brock Melton of Springmore Elementary and first-grader Re’onnia Thompson of Jefferson Elementary.
This event was coordinated by Brian Bettis of Springmore Elementary and Tripp Roark of Jefferson Elementary schools.
CCS Child Nutrition Services, Chic-fil-A of Shelby and the Nike Outlet of Gaffney provided food and prizes for the event, and sent volunteers.
Download the attachments to view the winners in each grade for both events.
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