The Believe in Tomorrow 5K run in downtown Bethany Beach Sept. 30 attracted 168 runners, with the proceeds benefitting the Believe in Tomorrow Children’s Foundation.
The Believe in Tomorrow Children’s Foundation provides exceptional hospital and respite housing services to critically ill children and their families. The organization was established in 1982 and is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.
Dylan White, 15, a sophomore member of the Indian River cross country team, was first across the finish line, trekking south to north on the Boardwalk, in 20:16. John Wyss, 36, was next in 20:19, with Charlie Coffield, 59, third in 21:36.
Sabina Minney, 48, was the first woman, in 21:39. She was followed by Kate Sachs, 28, in 23:19 and Dayna Rickards, 33, in 23:44.
There was also a full contingent of the group Athletes Serving Athletes who participated in the race.
Paul Kiefer, 77, the running landscaper from Lancaster, won the 70-and-over age group in 43:45.
Note: Most runners in Bethany-based races are from Maryland, with a smattering of striders from Selbyville, Dagsboro, Millsboro and Georgetown.