Congratulations to Marc Baroncini, 14 years of age, for finishing in FIRST PLACE overall in the 2017 Kayak for the Warriors 5k. He ran the race in 18:37 for a pace per mile of 6:00! Marc is from Perrysburg, OH.
Also congratulations to Millie Barritt, the first female finisher, who was not far behind at 19:31 for a 6:17 pace. Millie, from Chapel Hill, NC is 41 years of age.
A total of 77 athletic souls finished the course. Most were from North Carolina but at least one runner came all the way from Illinois to participate. The finishers ranged in age from 6(!) to 78.
The next event is the reception and auction (both silent and live) on June 1st at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. The reception costs $10 and starts at 6 PM. That $10 admits a person to the aquarium and all its exhibits PLUS some fine food from local restaurants PLUS two beverages of your choice (wine, beer & soda).
The silent auction runs from 6 to 7:15 PM and is followed by the live auction starting at 7:30. The Silent Auction will include over 100 items, many by local artists and craftsmen, as well as nights in hotels, fishing charters, and much, much more! The Live Auction provide an addition 40 items or so and feature the antics of Auctioneers on Deck.”