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UPDATED BY MARIA SIEVERDING JUNE 28, 2016 11:30 A.M.
25th Annual Ripley Co. Chamber 5K Walk/Run held
The 8 a.m. Saturday, June 25, onset to the 25th Annual Ripley County Chamber of Commerce 5K Walk/Run on the Versailles square found clear skies and warm temps with a slight breeze, en route to a hot summer day. A total of 78 energetic competitors ventured out for the competitive morning jaunt around Versailles, earning ribbons and medals. Results were officially tabulated by Stuart Road Racing.
GARY FRANKLIN PHOTO
First place female and male runners pictured above from left are Megan Cole 15 of Versailles at 20.38 and Alex Hendrix 15 of Paris Crossing at 17.13.
By 9:30 the awards had been presented and many participants were off to one of the many events going on for the remainder of the day, be it on the Square for the Versailles Legion sponsored Car Show, the Versailles Lions Club Chicken BBQ dinner, a visit to the Farmer’s Market or a trip over to the Ripley County Fairgrounds in Osgood to take in the Annual Farm Club festivities. Some of the winners in specific age groups are pictured on pages 5 and 6 of the Osgood Journal. Watch for photos and results of the Bluegrass Pulls at the Ripley County Fairgrounds and the Annual Farm Club Show report in our upcoming sports pages.