164 runners and
walkers completed the 25th annual
Independence Day 5K race, including 74 participants from UAF's Rural
Honors Institute (RAHI). In the men's race it was a close contest
miles between Sean Kennedy, a RAHI instructor, and Pat Nugent, a junior
Lathrop High School. Kennedy pulled away in the last half mile
win in 17:27 while Nugent finished second with a time of 17:48.
Maggie Callahan, a University of Arizona runner and West Valley alumni,
finished as the first woman and fourth overall with a time of
Daniels was the women's runner-up in 20:51.