2008 Silver Run
W Design of Hastings again won the 2008 Silver Run Corporate Challenge at the 16th Annual Silver Run on Saturday, June 21. The W Design team edged Holdrege Chiropractic by one place, as Holdrege Chiropractic also edged out the Loomis Class of 1988 by one point.
There were 12 teams who worked to win the Corporate Challenge. They are the YMCA of the Prairie, Allmand Bros., Bergstrom Farms, KUVR, Platte Valley Communications, Rehab Queens, RLJ Farms, Cat Pride and TeamMates.
This is the third win for W Design, winning also in 2007 and 2005. Other past winners of the Corporate Challenge include Bergstrom Farms in 1999, Allmand Bros. in 2000. 2001, 2002, and 2003, Platte Valley Communication in 2002 and the Brown Family Team in 2006. The Corporate Challenge winner receives a wall plaque and their name on the Silver Run Challenge records at Phelps Memorial Health Center.
AND, THEY'RE OFF! The 16th annual Silver Run brought in a record crowd to race for the finish. 352 people either ran or walked 2 miles, 5K or 1k in the event. Pictured here is the start of the races on Saturday.
The Sweet 16 running of the Silver Run set again records in attendance, time and weather on Saturday June 21 during the 125th Holdrege Celebration.
Three hundred and fifty-two runners and walkers were registered for the races and set to take off 8 a.m. This breaks the 2007 race participation record by 131 runners and walkers. The weather was perfect, and the routes are fast and flat.
Overall winners (and times) of the races were: 10K Neil Wolford (35:55) Hastings and Emily Kraus (41:23) Holdrege; 5K: (2007 winner) Al Sanabria (17:03) Minden and (2006 & 2007 winner) Lanay Robison (19:06) Alma; 2 mile run: Matt Trampke (9:10) Kearney and Erica Hamik (10:25) Kearney; and 2 mile walk: Scott Monthey (17:25) Holdrege and (2007 winner) Richele Holen (17:12) Smithfield.
Winning the Corporate Challenge competition was W Design of Hastings.
OVERALL WINNERS AT THE SILVER RUN:
Pictured here are the male and female overall winners with their trophies of the 2 mile walk, 2 mile run, the 5K and the 10K at the 16th annual Silver Run held Saturday morning. From left, 2 mile walk winners: Richelle Holen, Smithfield and Scott Monthey, Holdrege; 2 mile run winners10K Matt Trampke, Kearney and Erica Hamik, Kearney, 5K winners: Al Sanabria, Minden and Lanay Robison, Alma; 10K winners: Emily Krause, Holdrege and Neil Wolford, Hastings. The Silver Run had great participation with 352 runners and walkers competing for medal