300 runners and walkers, 40 corporate sponsors, police, fire, EMT, and dozens of volunteers helped provide over 66,000 meals to hungry Delaware kids with the 5th Annual 5K. Presented by M & T Bank, MySherpa, United Water & Harvey, Hanna & Associates, Inc. and hosted in Newport, Delaware is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing 5K’s in the marketplace. This year’s event featured fun amenities for the kids including facepainting, moonbounce, photo booth and mascot appearances by Rocky Blue Winkle from the Wilmington Blue Rock and YoUDee from University of Delaware.
Newport Mayor Michael Spencer served as the honorary starter for the race. Dan Feeney took home 1st Place honors and a $200 cash prize while Elizabeth Swierzbinski finished as the top female with a $200 cash prize.