Ramona’s first Summer Solstice Celebration 5K Family Fun Run benefiting Ramona youth soccer was a success, report organizers.
The race began and ended at Olive Peirce Middle School. Race participants and others then headed for the vendors, food, games and music to celebrate the start of summer.
“This was a fun event for the whole family,” said event planner Julie Njaa. “We look forward to expanding next year.“
The event was co-sponsored by Ramona Futbol Club Inc. and Arch Health Partners.
Congratulations went to the top three finishers in two divisions:
•Men — Justin Wolfe (18:32), Nathan Twomey (18:34) and Ryan Ford.
•Women — Maya Phillips (21:52), Beth Korkuch (21:53) and Laura Wolfe (24:00).
“Thank you to all our supporting business that helped make this community event successful,” said Njaa, listing Marketing Worx Inc., Ramona Trophy, PROBAR, DJ Abarca, Pureco’s Party Rental, Ramona’s Famous Water, Old Mission Beach Athletic Club, Ramona Disposal Service, Ransom Brothers, Elam’s Hallmark, Starbucks, European, Stater Brothers and Caldiatech. She also thanked all the vendors, volunteers and the official timer, Michael Hughes.