On September 2, 2017, The Guardian Center hosted its Firecracker Challenge 5k. The event was a success thanks to the wonderful support of the community. There were 45 registered runners and walkers, ranging in ages from 7 to 74. Awards were distributed to the top three in each age bracket. The overall male winner was Matt Pierson with a time of 19:12.2. Staci McGill topped the female runners with a time of 25:20.6. To see a complete listing of 5K times, please go to the Guardian Center website: www.theguardiancenter.org.
We would like to thank our Sponsors: State Farm Insurance- Doug Raber, First Bank, First Financial Services, Law Office of Jay Walden, Grayville First United Methodist Church, FNB Tri-County Banking Center, and Creative ARC Design & Gifts. Also a big thank you to those who helped volunteer with the run, White County Ambulance Department, Grayville Go-Getters 4H, Grayville Jr. High & High School Cheerleaders, Miss & Jr. Miss Grayville, Grayville Days Committee, and community members. Water was provided by Casey’s and Joyner Therapy.