Costly, Liddle lead Race for a Cure field; benefit 5K/3K brings in over $3,300

Published 1:56 pm Thursday, April 13, 2017

Stanford’s Main Street and side streets were crowded with close to 100 runners and walkers, as well as their supporters early Saturday, April 1.
The draw was the annual Relay for Life Race for a Cure 5K Run/3K Walk which is held to help raise funds for the American Cancer Society (ACS).
The race participants left the starting line in front of the Stanford Christian Church admidst the cheers of onlookers, heading up East Main to West Main and then on up Danville Avenue and a winding route that stretched into the backstreets before ending up back on East Main.
While many individuals and teams may have been looking to set record times, the purpose of the event was to raise money for the ACS.
And raise money they did, with approximately $3,300 in donations raised for cancer research during the event.
It took less than 19 minutes for the first runner to cross the finish line in the 5K run. Willie Costly was all alone coming down the final stretch, winning the benefit run in a time of 18:56.
Jacob Liddle was the second to cross the finish line, covering the 3.1-mile distance in 21:33.
The top female runner, and the third-place overall finisher, was Emily Liddle. She was just four-hundredths of a second behind the second-place runner, posting a time of 21:37 to claim the women’s title.
Final results for the Race for a Cure 5K Run follow in order of finish. (*Overall winner, ** female winner).

1. *Willie Costly 18:56
2. Jacob Liddle      21:33
3. **Emily Liddle       21:37
4. Rick Hempel       21:38
5. Brad King       22:15
6. Russell Woods       22:31
7. Skyler Smith       23:07
8. Kaden Ballinger      23:07
9. Tim Frith       23:16
10. Caleb Bottoms       23:49
11. Dan Ralston       23:52
12. Elijah Johnson      24:26
13. John David Friend   24:45
14. Daniel Pence      28:29
15. Nathan Newsom       29:14
16. Karina Baker       29:16
17. Ben Baker      29:17
18. Chasity Frith      30:01
19. Toby Sallee      30:06
20. Lindsay Dunn       30:07
21. Roy Faulkner      31:09
22. Randall Newsom      31:30
23. Shalan Miller       31:45
24. Shatoniah Miller    31:45
25. Jim Steinkamp       31:56
26. Dexter Wall       32:28
27. Loliter Ramlochan   32:47
28. Richard Bottoms     32:53
29. Haylee Toy       33:15
30. Paul Playforth      34:18
31. Scottie Ernst       34:46
32. Perri Friend       35:20
33. David Payne       35:56
34. Bae-Bae Smith       36:03
35. Charlene Dodson     36:26
36. Karla Adams       38:18
37. Kacie Brogle       38:19
38. Lorna Shearer      38:59
39. Shawn Murphy      39:06
40. Debbie Ernst       40:11
41. Christine Miller    42:57
42. Caleb Miller       43:00
43. Shakelia Miller     43:01
44. April Brooks       43:04
45. Cordell Brooks      43:11
46. Mark Shelton       44:40
47. Erin Wilcher       44:40
48. Donna Kissick      44:41
49. Crystal Cox       45:21
50. Mary Lair       45:24
51. Jan Burton       45:27
52. Johnny Friend       46:28
53. Kathy Tillett       46:42
54. Tonya Smith       47:00
55. Carrie Davis       47:00
56. Lori Young       47:20
57. Larry Smith      47:30
58. Dowell Miller      47:30
59. Carol Lumpkin       48:14
60. Becky Sumner       50:33
61. Heidi Pence       51:49
62. Eve Gilliam       51:50
63. Lauren Smith       52:08
64. Evelyn Barker       52:11
65. Jessica Stringer    52:14
66. Janet Stringer      52:15
67. Terry Lester       55:45
68. Rhonda Marshbanks   55:47
69. Marvin Marshbanks   55:47

No times were kept for the 3K walk participants, but those who did hit the streets for the benefit walk were:

Bobby Atkins
Dawn Atkins
Evelyn Elliott
Patachia Fisher
Daniel Fox
Mary Fox
Larry French
Tammy French
Alicia Henderson
Shea Lair
Martha Martin
Christine Miller
Dowell Miller
Isiah Miller
Caleb Miller
Lolita Miller
Steve Orberson
Jane Vanhook
Kylee Wlcher
Jessie Wilcher