Partners in Pink

Just prior to Saturday morning's "The Link - Partners in Pink" 4th Annual Run/Walk, a Breast Cancer Awareness Event, members from Sheridan County School District No. 2 posed for this photo op. The group of about 60 were part of the 700 or so that participated in the 10Km, 5K run/walk, 1.5 mile walk that started in Whitney Commons at 10:00 am and finished at the soccer field of the YMCA. For more on this Special Event see: http://www.sheridanhospital.org/... and to see these photos and more in a full screen mode look in Area Happenings at: http://deerrungraphics.com

Just prior to Saturday morning's "The Link - Partners in Pink" 4th Annual Run/Walk, a Breast Cancer Awareness  Event, members from Sheridan County School District No. 2 posed for this photo op.
Just prior to Saturday morning's "The Link - Partners in Pink" 4th Annual Run/Walk, a Breast Cancer Awareness Event, members from Sheridan County School District No. 2 posed for this photo op.
Before the start of the run/walk event Lorrie Anderson of Zumba of Sheridan led the masses before her in some warm-up Zumba Fitness routines - check out the sound man in the background getting in on the action
Before the start of the run/walk event Lorrie Anderson of Zumba of Sheridan led the masses before her in some warm-up Zumba Fitness routines - check out the sound man in the background getting in on the action
A little Zumba before the 10:00 am race/walk start time
A little Zumba before the 10:00 am race/walk start time
The start line as the 10 o'clock hour approaches and Melanie Green in the lower left checks her watch
The start line as the 10 o'clock hour approaches and Melanie Green in the lower left checks her watch
The race is underway - #302 Jeff Foster in a matter of just over 40-minutes would be the first 10K finisher
The race is underway - #302 Jeff Foster in a matter of just over 40-minutes would be the first 10K finisher
Almost 1-minute into the race they are still crossing the start line
Almost 1-minute into the race they are still crossing the start line
Five minutes after the race started the last of the approximate 700 are crossing the start line
Five minutes after the race started the last of the approximate 700 are crossing the start line
Lots to see and do on the soccer field near the finish line
Lots to see and do on the soccer field near the finish line
Ready to capture the times of the finishers
Ready to capture the times of the finishers
From the finish line you can see the Trail End Historic Site in the center of the photo with the Junior High School off to the right
From the finish line you can see the Trail End Historic Site in the center of the photo with the Junior High School off to the right
The first 1.5 mile walker - Megan Laffite approaches the finish line just under the 20-minute mark
The first 1.5 mile walker - Megan Laffite approaches the finish line just under the 20-minute mark
Here comes Nick Eaton the first 5K finisher at just over 22-minutes
Here comes Nick Eaton the first 5K finisher at just over 22-minutes
You could even follow the arrow to food.
You could even follow the arrow to food.
Or how about a drink? Like an Italian Cream Soda. Here you see both preparers and some consumers
Or how about a drink? Like an Italian Cream Soda. Here you see both preparers and some consumers
Ready for a sack lunch?
Ready for a sack lunch?
How about a scooter ride?
How about a scooter ride?
John Arthur and Brooke Wattam shared hi-fives when they finished
John Arthur and Brooke Wattam shared hi-fives when they finished
The mens and overall 10K winner Jeff Foster in at just over 41-minutes
The mens and overall 10K winner Jeff Foster in at just over 41-minutes
The rules didn't say your feet had to touch the ground when you finished
The rules didn't say your feet had to touch the ground when you finished
10K runner Annie Wollenzien zips past two fully loaded strollers at the finish line
10K runner Annie Wollenzien zips past two fully loaded strollers at the finish line
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I missed these gals when they wrestled hogs at the fair so here they are not wrestling hogs
I missed these gals when they wrestled hogs at the fair so here they are not wrestling hogs
If you didn't get enough Zumba before the race you could afterwards up close to the speakers
If you didn't get enough Zumba before the race you could afterwards up close to the speakers
Your 5K Women's winner Jennifer Drake who just picked up her award after winning in a time of 24:15.01
Your 5K Women's winner Jennifer Drake who just picked up her award after winning in a time of 24:15.01
The Women's 10K winner Kelli Johnson with a time of 45:03.66
The Women's 10K winner Kelli Johnson with a time of 45:03.66
After a fun filled morning it was time to head home until the next fun filled worth while event in Sheridan - the great place many of us get to call home
After a fun filled morning it was time to head home until the next fun filled worth while event in Sheridan - the great place many of us get to call home