26th Annual Claybank 5K is in the “Books”

The 26th Annual Claybank 5K, Walk and Fun Run was held on Saturday, October 1st.  The cool fall morning brought 91 runners and walkers to cross the finish line !  Overall first place male finisher was Dale Thomas with a time of 20:32;  he was followed by overall female first place finisher, Ann Centner finishing in 20:53.

Dale Thomas, crossing the finish line at 20:32

Dale Thomas, crossing the finish line at 20:32

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Ann Centner, finishing at 20:53

This year we recognized our walkers as a separate category.

Our first male walker to finish was Chris Wingate at 37:08 and our first female walker to finish was Colleen Williams at 37:08.

Six individuals from VBAS finished the 3.1 mile course and were recognized for their efforts.

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VBAS individuals finishing the course: Larry Frasier, Bo Kelley, Charles Smith, Tony Walker, Charles Ammons, and Betty Phillips.

Many thanks to our participants, sponsors and all of the volunteers !!!

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The Tradition Continues…

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Over 26 years ago, Joe and Cathy Outlaw began the Claybank 5K as a way to combine their heart for Vivian B. Adams School and Cathy’s love of running.  Since that first race thousands of dollars in much needed funding has been donated to VBAS and many Wiregrass runners have grown to love running the trail at Ed Lisenby Lake.

The tradition continues !

Saturday, October 1st, we will host the 26th Annual Claybank 5K, Walk and Fun Run !!

This year, awards will be given to walkers and we will have door prize drawings at the end of the race !

Ready to join us ?  Applications are available on this website under the LINKS tab…click on Claybank 5K application ( it reads 2015…but it is the 2016 application)

Applications need to be postmarked by September 19th to guarantee your shirt size.

Questions ?  Call 334-618-5189 or email: susanowens7634@gmail.com

Enterprise High School Interact…Our BFF !!

The Enterprise High School Interact Club is a true friend to the Adams School Family…each year they visit our campus…

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And do they ever help !!!  This year they went to work and produced another very successful “Stuff the Bus” event for VBAS.  Our empty bus came back to campus filled with much needed supplies.

FullSizeRender (11)Interact FullSizeRender (10)InteractAs the bus was being stuffed, these tenacious teenagers collected money that we will use to buy supplies and for our playground/courtyard renovation !

Adding the money collected in buckets on “Stuff the Bus” day, along with money raised with a VBAS night at Enterprise Zaxby’s, EHS Interact presented us a check for $4500.00 !!!

IMG_1337interactThese young people are everything that is RIGHT about today’s youth; our future is in good hands !!  We are ever grateful for EHS Interact and their Rotary advisor, Denine Richey for the friendship and ties that bind them to VBAS !