Breckenridge Texan

Wags & Whiskers run raises funds for Humane Society

Wags & Whiskers run raises funds for Humane Society
November 10
10:43 2019

Thirty runners — including a few dogs — gathered in the Breckenridge City Park on Saturday morning, Nov. 9, for the fifth annual Wags and Whiskers 5K and Furry Fun Run benefiting the Stephens County Humane Society.

Evan Moore, age 17, was the top male finisher – overall, completing the 5K with a time of 20:44.3. Laura Thomas, 26, was the top female finisher – overall – with a time of 24:11.7.

Nate Barrera, from left, Amy Barrera and Addie Farmer take off from the starting line in the Fun Run part of the Wags and Whiskers race on Saturday morning. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/ Breckenridge Texan)

In the Furry Fun Run, the winners were: Addie Farmer, first place, overall; Amy Barrera, second place, female; Bev Frishe, third place, female; Nate Barrera, first place, male; Reyse Hash, second place, male; and Brysen Hash, third place male.

Other 5K racers included:

Greg Biddison, 43, first place, male 40-49, 23:19..2

Anthony Ramirez, 23,first place, male 18-29, 23:26.4

Luis Ramirez, 26, second place, male 18-29, 23.52.1

Wade Farmer, 34, first place, male 30-39, 24:06.6

Marsha Moreland, 54, first place, female 50-59, 25:27.2

Dean Klix, 60, first place, male 60-69, 25:42.6

Chris McCormick, 35, second place male 30-39, 27:08.6

Amber Boswell, 43, first place, female 40-49, 27:20.1

Kathryn Hart, 51, second place, female 50-59, 27:33.8

Candi Hammett, 39, first place, female 30-39, 30:28.4

Dena Simmel, 42, second place, female 40-49, 30:48.3

Cindy Gibson, 64, first place, female 60-69, 33:44.6

Bruce Shepard, second place, male 60-69, 35:30.9

Lucy Whitmire, 34, second place, female 30-39, 37:09.2

Karen Williamson, 63, second place, female 60-69, 40:07.1

Shannon Mantooth, 51, third place, female 50-59, 42:27.6

Betty Galvan, 66, third place, female 60-69, 44:35.7

Vickie McCombs, 65, fourth place, female 60-69, 46:03.0

Brothers Reyse Hash and Brysen Hash had to carry their dogs at times during the Wags and Whiskers 5K and Fun Run on Saturday. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

The event was sponsored by a variety of businesses and individuals, including: ABC Printing and Office Supply, Black and Downing Insurance, 1836 Construction and Welding, Campbell Farm and Ranch Real Estate, David Clark, The Donaldson Family, Double J Pipe, Gloc Stimulation, InterBank, Petmasters, Wimberly Law Office, First National Bank and Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Stephens County Humane Society.

Bev Frishe’s Danny Boy, watches as some of the 5K racers take off at Saturday’s Wags & Whiskers race. The two later participated in the Fun Run portion of the event. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

Cutline, top photo: Evan Moore, right, leads the pack of runners at the start of the 2019 Wags and Whiskers 5K race on Saturday morning. He came in first place overall with a time of 20:44.3. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

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