Run Series returns with Football Fanfare 5K

Runners take off during the Football Fanfare 5K Run and 1-mile walk Sept. 18, 2016, at Constitution Park. (Photo by Daniel Kucin Jr.)

More than 200 people participated in the Football FanFare 5K Run and 1-mile walk on Saturday morning at Constitution Park.

Sarah Peterson came in first overall in the 5K at 19:14.

For the women, Adrienne Davidson came in second at 21:12 and Alex Szkotnicki took third at 21:52.

For the men, Nathan Tousley took first place at 20:39 and placed second overall. Daniel Syring came in second at 20:45. Justin McDowell took third with 20:58.

The hourlong event was the fourth in the annual Fort Meade Run Series sponsored by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

The next installment is the Ghosts, Ghouls and Goblins 5K Run and 1-mile walk on Oct. 22 at 8 a.m. at the Fort Meade Pavilion. Online registration ends Oct. 11.

The final themed races for 2016 are:

Turkey Trot 5K: Nov. 19 at 8 a.m. at Murphy Field House

Reindeer Run 5K: Dec. 10 at 8 a.m. at Murphy Field House

Preregistration fee is $15 for individuals and $85 for groups of seven to 10.

All preregistered runners will receive a T-shirt.

Registration costs $25 per person, and $60 per family of three to six people.

Register online at meade.armymwr.com/us/meade/programs/run-series.

For more information, call 301-677-3318.

By Maddie Ecker, Staff Writer

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