Despite the cold and windy weather, over 100 people participated in the first 5K run benefiting The Boys and Girls Club of Phillips County (BGCPC). Winners in the adult division were Chris Carnathan (1st place), John Bryant (2nd place), and Martin Rawls (3rd place). In the young people’s division Emma Allen took 1st place with Brian David Miller taking 2nd place, and Malcom Otey placing 3rd.

The Boys and Girls Club also accepted a $1,000 check from Delk Air, Inc.

In his introductory remarks executive director Michael Boone stated that BGCPC serves 752 young people in the area. The club focuses on five areas: character and leadership development; education and career development; health & life skills; the arts; and sports, fitness, & recreation.