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Chillicothe News - Chillicothe, MO
  • Raising Funds for ALS Research

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  • Winners of the Stadium 2 Stadium 5K Walk/Run are pictured with the guest of honor, Dave Kinen, at the new stadium. The race involved running from Chillicothe High School's old stadium to the new stadium, and raised funds for ALS research. Kinen, a popular PE teacher and coach within the Chillicothe R-2 School District, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lue Gehrig's Disease, in 2008. The event raised $3,900 for ALS research. The overall men's winner was Derek Wilson, with a time of 18:10 minutes and the women's overall winner was Marisa McCoy, finishing in 22:53. In the team events, CHS Softball was the first large team to finish while Kinen Caretakers were first in the small team division. The age division winners are as follows (listed 1st then 2nd place): 13 & Under: Females Kaili Ward, Lexi Shoemaker; Males Dylan Munson, Jackson Levine; 14-19: Females Hannah Thieme, Torria Slagle; Males Derek Wilson and Brett Young; 20-29: Females Marisa McCoy, Jessica Gilgour; Males Dane Myers, Zach Cannon; 30-39: Females Heather Maddux, Angie Dedrick; Males Lance Wheeler, Roman Cranmer; 40-49: Females Terri Stephens, Jeri Epperson; Males Travis Clark, Brent Kline; 50 & Over: Females Pam Billings, Brenda Fellhoelter; Males Troy Figg, Larry Fellhoelter.
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