The Madelia Health Foundation 5K Run/1M Walk took place on Saturday, July 9th during Madelia Park Days. As in previous years, Anderson Race Management co-sponsored the event and provided the chipped race bibs, the start/finish line, snacks, and their race expertise. It was a beautiful day for the 5K, and 126 people between the ages of 5 and 75 registered to participate this year.

For the first time, Madelia Health won the Most Participants Team trophy. Downs Food Group won the Best Team Time trophy. Best Overall Female: Bri Burkhardt – Mapleton, MN – Time: 23:28, Best Overall Male: Josiah Demaris – Madelia, MN – Time: 17:37

Age Category Winners:

Age 1-12:
Female winner: Scarlett Dryden (age 9) – Madelia, MN – Time: 33:39
Male winner: Adriel Martinez (age 12) – Lewisville, MN – Time: 24:29

Age 13-19:
Female winner: Bri Burkhardt – Mapleton, MN – Time: 23:28
Male winner: Josiah Demaris – Madelia, MN – Time: 17:37

Age 20-29:
Female winner: Emma Askeland – Lake Crystal, MN – Time: 28:33
Male winner: Arturo Rubaldino – Madelia, MN – Time: 23:33

Age 30-39:
Female winner: Ashley Meraz – Madelia, MN – Time: 29:15
Male winner: Freddy Martinez – Lewisville, MN – Time: 24:30

Age 40-49:
Female winner: Rebecca Fliszar – New Ulm, MN – Time: 27:13
Male winner: Jason Klein – Mapleton, MN – Time: 23:38

Age 50-59:
Female winner: Peggy Frederickson – Hanska, MN – Time: 25:44
Male winner: Michael Trushenski – Fairmont, MN – Time: 21:34

Age 60-99:
Female Winner: Sharon Dexheimer – Mankato, MN – Time: 36:43
Male winner: Dennis Katzer – Fairmont, MN – Time: 23:01

The Madelia Health Foundation 5K Run/1M Walk would not be possible without the sponsors, donors, supporters and volunteers that help to make this race happen. Event sponsors were: Christensen Communications Company, GM Contracting, Inc., LaSalle Meats and Lewis Family Drug.