Running with a purpose
Over 100 people participated in the Run the Rail 5K Run/Walk at Betty G. Ross Park in Lincolnton on Saturday.
Race organizers said Saturday’s event was the best yet and raised over $6,000.
The event benefitted Hospice & Palliative Care Lincoln County and included a 5K Run, a 5K Memorial Walk and a Kids Dash. The event also featured a “Phanton Runner” option for individuals who wanted to participate but could not run.
ABOVE: Runners leave the starting line during the 4th Annual 5K Run/Walk to benefit Hospice and Palliative Care of Lincoln County on Saturday at Betty. G. Ross Park in Lincolnton. Nearly 150 people participated in the run/walk this year.
Rising North Lincoln senior Lee Johnson crosses the finish at 18:01.71, the fastest time for the run.