MADISON, W.Va. — The 4th annual Spooktacular 5K race was held Saturday, October 15th, in the streets of Madison. The race is held by the Julia Price Breast Cancer Foundation.
Madison Middle School cross country runner Anthony Jarrell was the overall winner in the male category, with Cavin White coming in second.
The overall female winner was Scott High School runner Mary Griffith, followed by Heather Graffius.
“We want to thank everyone that attended the race this year. We had an awesome time and the whole experience was amazing! Our sponsors were great along with every volunteer,” Amanda Smith, race director for the Julia Price Breast Cancer Foundation, said. “Thanks also to the Madison Police and the Boone County Ambulance Authority,”
There were 92 individuals registered this year for the 5K race and walk. Each registered runner and walker received a T-Shirt. Overall winners received awards and winners of each age group received hand crafted medals.
Other winners were: 10-year-old Lauren Quisnberry won the walking division for 2016; Ridge Meade won the “Under 16, Costume Contest” while Matthew Tinchner won the “Over 16” division.
Plans are already being made for a “Bigger and Better” 2017 Spooktacular 5K.
All proceeds of the event are used to help local cancer patients.