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Annual Reinhartsen 5k Raises $7,300 for Scholarship

(November 9, 2021) – The ninth annual Reinhartsen 5k Run, sponsored by the Alamance Community College Foundation, grossed $7,300 for the Stephen Reinhartsen Memorial Scholarship, named for a longtime ACC counselor who passed in 2012.

This year more than 80 runners and walkers (including many ACC employees and their families) ran the 3.1 miles around the Graham main campus and along Jimmie Kerr Road on November 6.

The Stephen Reinhartsen Memorial Scholarship helps work study students.

Above, medal winners from the Reinhartsen 5k.

Among overall winners, the top five were:

  • 1st – Walker East, age 16, ran 20:36.1
  • 2nd – Trenton Bailey, age 27, ran 21:00.4
  • 3rd – John Neathery, age 49, ran 22.22.3. Neathery is an ACC sociology instructor.
  • 4th – Andrew Signor, age 42, ran 22.25.1
  • 5th – Faith Keitany, age 27, ran 22:48.5. Keitany, an ACC nursing student, was also first among all female runners.

The College’s BLET (Basic Law Enforcement Training) group (seen above) won the Chief Mike Woznick Cup trophy in honor of the late police chief of Gibsonville. They bested the running time of the group from the Burlington Police Department.