On Saturday October 1, 2017 Cypress Bend Adventist Elementary School held their 5th Annual 5K Fun Run. The race attracted a record number of runners having 100 participants this year. The overall male winners were 1st place William Songcock of Shreveport with a time of 17.48, 2nd place Hugo Silva of Hendersen 21.49, 3rd place Benjamin Esau of Jefferson 23.27. The overall female winners were 1st place Hannah Crisp of Elysian Fields 23.38, 2nd place Meagan Walker of Jefferson 28.54, and 3rd place Shannon Weum of Norway 29.31. In the ages 10-14 division 1st place went to Sarah Gale of Avinger 27.58, 2nd place Dawson Harper of Jefferson 30.43, 3rd place Alex Gale of Avinger 34.48. In the 9 and under division 1st place went to Malaki O’Garro of Jefferson 41.40, 2nd place Baylee Harper of Jefferson 41.51 and 3rd place Justin Bradley of Jefferson 41.55. The school plans to use the funds from the event for computer technology and gymnasium renovations. Special thanks to all of the sponsors, volunteers and participants who continually make this event a success.
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