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2017 Fallen Soldiers 5K Race Results

Kari Rogers prevailed as the overall top female finisher in the road race with a time of 21:23 and Miles Sheppard as the overall top male finisher with a time of 17:27 in the 2017 Western Illinois University Fallen Soldiers 5K.

The 2017 race raised more than $14,475, with over 450 individuals registered to participate in the event, which was held Oct. 14. Since the event's inception in 2012, over $100,000 has been raised for the Fallen Soldiers Scholarships, which honor WIU alumni Capt. Derek Dobogai and Lt. Col. Robert Baldwin, who were both killed in the line of duty. Next year's event is scheduled for Oct. 27, 2018.

Other first place finishers, by age group include (complete race results can be found at http://tinyurl.com/ya43nveq):

Female (0-14) - Ella Bruketta
Male (0-14) - Zachary Meyers

Female (15-19) - Lindsay Cash
Male (15-19) - Anye Whyte

Female (20-24) - Kaylee Lambert
Male (20-24) - Joshua Cook

Female (25-29) - Sarah Fox
Male (25-29) - Brock Simon

Female (30-34) - Deborah Sparrow
Male (30-34) - Charles Noble

Female (35-39) - Ada Fowler
Male (35-39) - Michael Kruse

Female (40-44) - Kara Jameson
Male (40-44) - John Fowler

Female (45-49) - Stephie Libben
Male (45-49) - Paul Sheppard

Female (50-54) - Melissa VanCura
Male (50-54) - Mike Spann

Female (55-59) - Kris Pilkington
Male (55-59) - Michael Heille

Female (60-64) - Denise Swanson
Male (60-64) - Rich Zappen

Female (65-69) - Dianna Law
Male (65-69) - Randy Kurtmeier

Female (70+) - JoElla Williams
Male (70+) - Deckle McLean

 
 
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