The annual Run for Linzi 5k race was held on Saturday, April 8, beginning at 9 a.m. The events serves as a fundraiser for the Melanoma Research Foundation in honor of Altamont High School graduate Linzi Rector, who succumbed to melanoma in 2013.
The family event accommodated participants of all kinds. Serious runners, casual joggers, walkers, and children, both in and out of strollers enjoyed the event.
Runners were treated to sunshine, moderate temperatures, and water, along with granola bars upon finishing the race. This is the fourth year for the event.