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Lil’ Rebel Glow Run

Posted 10/10/18

The McKenzie Elementary PTO held its annual Lil’ Rebel Glow Run Saturday, September 29 raising $2,348 for the organization. This year is the second year they held it in the evening and the kids …

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Lil’ Rebel Glow Run

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The McKenzie Elementary PTO held its annual Lil’ Rebel Glow Run Saturday, September 29 raising $2,348 for the organization. This year is the second year they held it in the evening and the kids got to wear glow-stick necklaces or bracelets as they ran laps around the school playground.

41 total runners participated in grades K-4 with a great audience of parents and grandparents looking on. The kids ran in two groups with K-2 running in one group and 3-4 ran in another group. Some teachers were also running with the kids.

Kids in all grades did really well and in several grades there had to be run-offs because kids tied in the number of laps run. The run-off was literally a one-lap race to decide the winners.

Out of 9 Kindergarten runners, Claire Wilkins won first place, Luke Crocker won second place, and Callie Seavic won third place. First grade also had 9 runners with Lane Brown winning first place, Carter Dearmon winning second place, and Cooper Jones winning third place. Second grade had 10 runners with Liam Moore winning first place, Sebastian Sass winning second place, and Briggs Rowland winning third place. Third grade had the most runners with 11. Bella Sass won first place while Malachi Harris won second place and Kaydynce Barksdale won third place. Fourth grade only had 2 runners with Natalie Herris winning first place and Phoenix Keith winning second place.

All of the kids received coupons from Sonic for participating. The top three winners from each grade received certificates and prizes with first place receiving a lighted scooter. The overall leader in money raised was kindergartener Anna Summer with $200, who received a bicycle. The class with the most sponsorships was Brandy Turman’s Kindergarten class who will be treated to a party.

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