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MHS Volleyball hosts “Red, White, and Greyhound Blue” 5K Run/Walk

Pictured are the age group winners in the “Red, White, and Greyhound Blue” 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday, July 2 and organized by the Manchester High School Volleyball program.
Pictured are the age group winners in the “Red, White, and Greyhound Blue” 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday, July 2 and organized by the Manchester High School Volleyball program.

Story by Mark Carpenter –
Photo by Michelle Bilyeu –

Once again the streets of Manchester were full of runners as the Manchester High School Volleyball program hosted the “Red, White, and Greyhound Blue 5K Color Run/Walk. All of the proceeds from the event went to support the junior high and high school volleyball teams at MHS.
The Color Run/Walk was organized by the two new leaders of the high school’s volleyball teams, new JV coach Jessica Lainhart and new varsity coach Kaci Compton and began at 8 a.m. on the riverfront in Manchester on Saturday, July 2.
The overall male winner for the day was Ethan Pennywitt, who navigated the course in a time of 20:13, while the overall female winner was Mikayla Pollitt, who finished at 26:51.
Following are the age group winners in the run:

Male 11 and Under: Reese Brown

Female 12-15: Billie Kinhalt

Male 12-15: Declan Huron

Female 16-19: Kelsey Friend

Male 16-19: Austin Redmon

Female 20-29: Mikayla Pollitt

Male 20-29: Alex Scharfetter

Female 30-39: Jill Cracraft

Male 30-39: Tim Brown

Female 40-49: Schannan Dryden

Male 40-49: Derek Insko

Female 50-59: Nikki Pollitt

Male 50-59: Lonnie Bilyeu

Male 60 and over: James Sandlin

The run/walk was sponsored by the Greyhound Athletic Boosters, First State Bank of Manchester, Comfort Home Care, Snappy Tomato Pizza (Seaman and West Union), Holsinger Monument, Richmond Insurance Agency, and the West Union Flower Shop.

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