now has a gold shoe. The William Woods
University history professor won it for being the fastest faculty member in the third annual Woods Way 5K. His time was 23:21.
held March 24, was open to the public and drew nearly 60 participants. Some walked, some ran, and all seemed to have
a good time.
have a steady growth, starting with 30 the first year, 40 last year and now 60.”
weren’t the only ones benefiting from the 5K. Schick mentioned that the Woods Way Wellness Committee uses the proceeds to encourage wellness for the WWU
community. For example, this year they purchased
pedometers for campus employees who want to keep track of their steps.
overall was Mitch Beck, a junior physical education major from Jefferson City, with a time of 18:58. Erik Stone of Fulton
came in second at 19:20 and George Yates of Fulton, a WWU alumnus, took third
with a time of 21:27.
for females was Patrica Chapman of Mokane, who finished the race in 29:28. Heather Kruse, a junior
equestrian science major from Byron, Ill., was second with a time of
29:46. Constance Hesse of Farber, Mo.,
came in third at 29:50.