12th Annual Moving Hearts & Soles 5k Run/Walk, One-Mile Walk and Kid Races

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The 12th Annual Moving Hearts & Soles 5K Run/Walk, One Mile Walk, and Kid Races, was held Saturday August 12 in Galion. It was a very successful event with more than 300 participants and volunteers. The youngest participant in the 5k was 10 years old and oldest who walked was 99. More than $10,000 was raised in support of the Dr. Theodore Ebner and Employee Scholarship Funds. 

The 5K winner in the female category was Aubrey Ritzler who completed the run in 20:30, while Makenzie Halbison finished second with time of 21:12, followed by Nora Hadig at 21:13.  The 5K winner in male category was Brendan Horn who completed the run in 17:34, while Brent Lesseuer finished second at 18:23, followed by Isaac Boroff at 19:39.

This year’s event saw 178 participants in the 5K Run and Walk, 67 participants in the One Mile Walk and Kid’s Runs, and 63 volunteers. Thank you to everyone who was a part of the event, and special thanks to Police Chief Strange of Galion, GPD Officers, Chief Jackson of Fire/EMS, Matt Echelberry from the City of Galion, Galion YMCA, and Galion High School Athletic Department and Boosters.

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