Holiday Hustle in Friendswood raises $9K for Laura Recovery Center
The City of Friendswood’s 12th annual Holiday Hustle 5K Fun Run/Walk and Kid’s K, held on Dec. 4, raised $9,000 for the Laura Recovery Center Foundation for Missing Children.
Nearly 400 race participants took part and awards were given in a variety of adult and kid categories.
The overall male winner went to Blake Sokora, who came in with a time of 18:29. The overall female winner was Sara Stone, who finished at 24:09.
The Kid’s K overall winners were Sam Wittman at 3 minutes and Jenna Michalek at 3:05.
Age group winners for boys and girls ages 9 and under were Jacob Blair at 24:57 and Allie Varner at 28:34. For ages 10 to 14 it was Ryan Oliver at 22:04 and Samantha Ess at 27:30.
For ages 15 to 19, winners were Matthew Aitkens at 22:56 and Brittany Page at 25:45. In the 20 to 29 category, Kevin Liebs finished at 20:04 and Trisha Kimes finished at 25:09.
The 30 to 39 group saw Scott Jenkins at 21:16 and Kelly Carambat at 25:17. In the 40 to 49 group, David Wittman finished at 18:30 and Heidi Riggs at 26:15.
For the 50 to 59 age group, John Moyer came in at 23:40 and Kim Budzik at 26:37. For 60 and over, Clyde Miner finished at 25:07 and June Burk finished at 45:29.
To start the day, a pancake breakfast was sponsored and prepared by the Anson Jones Friendswood Masonic Lodge.
Event sponsors included the Alton C. Todd Law Firm, Calvary Chapel Houston and Star Toyota.
Gold Sponsors included C.L. Davis & Co., Rotary Club of Friendswood, 528 Asian Bistro, Friendswood Goddard School and HDR Engineering.
Silver Sponsors included Top Printing, Abel Veterinary Services, HomeTown Bank of Friendswood, Cornerstone Maintenance and JSC Federal Credit Union.
For full results and more information, visit www.friendswood.com.
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