“We need to give a big thank-you to all the runners, walkers, volunteers, sponsors and contributors.
“Overall top three male finishers were Parker Jones, Nathan Gonzalez and Mauricio Gonzalez. Overall top three female finishers were Stacy Hare, Janette Clem and Jana Curry. Age group awards were also given.
“Of course, it starts with Rock Prairie Baptist Church, which put on an outstanding event and the wonderful hard-working volunteers. Also, thanks to the Tipton Park Board/Department that was as helpful and supportive as we could have asked for, the Tipton Street Department and Miller’s Merry Manor.
“Thank you to those businesses that advertised our event or allowed us to advertise there.
“There were several levels of sponsorship, and we want to publically thank those sponsors. Our friends at Subway who provided the overall awards for top three males and females. Marsh Supermarkets, which provided the bananas, apples and cookies.
“Platinum Sponsors include: American Family Insurance, Encompass Credit Union, Gabe’s Pizza, Hughes Insurance Group, Marsh Supermarkets, Ramsay Business Solutions, RPBC Family In Christ, Screeners Ink and Subway.
“Gold Sponsors include: Ricker’s and Young-Nichols Funeral Home.
“Bronze Sponsors include: Absolutely You Salon, Auntie Jens Creations, DuraMark Technologies, Murray;s Body Shop and PNC Bank.
“Run To The Cross also received well over $600 in raffle prizes from local businesses, which were raffled off after the race. These prizes were of great value and we want to acknowledge those generous businesses too. They include: Absolutely You Salon, Ace Hardware, ALCO, Auntie Jen’s Creations, Blue Mile Running, Dairy Queen, Diana Theatre, Gabe’s Pizza , Golden Corral, Grindstone Charley’s, Half Moon Restaurant, Horton’s of Tipton, Jim Dandy, Moser Jewelers, Outback Steakhouse, Papa Murphy’s, PhillyStake-Out, Pizza King, Pizza Shack, PNC Bank, R&T Tire & Auto, Runners Forum, Starbucks, Steak & Shake, Steele’s Tipton Dry Cleaners and Tipton Golf Course.