Third Annual Dusty Fun Run, Walk Posts Results from Saturday Event

Sunny skies and pleasant temperatures greeted the 135-plus participants in the rescheduled Third Annual Dusty Fun Run and Walk at Texas A&M International University Saturday morning.

The event, sponsored by NBC Bank of Laredo, Falcon National Bank and Follett's Bookstores, is hosted by the University's Alumni Association and helps to support student scholarships.

In addition to competitive 5 and 10K events, a non-competitive 5K walk and children's 1 mile walk were held.

A&M International president Charles Jennett presented trophies to the winners who were also treated to a debut performance by the University1s High Twisters, a student dance group.

The winners are as follows:

Best Overall 5K - Benny Rodriguez, 15.26
Best Overall 10K - Efrain Velasquez, 32.00.

Both Velasquez and Rodriguez represented Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

10K Male Under 21 - First, Sabino Mena; Second, Eddie Gonzalez; Third, Joey Hernandez.

10K Male, 21-29 - First, Efrain Velasquez; Second Victor Moreno; Third, Aristeo Gonzalez.

10K Male, 30-39 - First, Felipe Rojas; Second, Juan Sotelo; Third, Heri Sanchez.

10K Male, 40-49 - First, Alfredo Zarate; Second, Richard Sames; Third, Felipe Esparza.

10K Male, Over 50 - First, Dr. Tom Vaughan; Second, Dr. Juan Lira; Third, Dr. Cesar Tula.

10K Female Under 21 - First, Anita E. Perez. No second or third place awarded.

10K Female, 21-29 - First, Veronica Acevedo. No second or third place awarded.

10K Female, 30-39 - First, Imelda Mendiola; Second, Nelly Barrera; Third, Lisa Ramos.

10K Female, 40-49 - First, Sandra Esparza, Second, Gloria Martinez. No third place awarded.

10K Female, Over 50 - First, Raquel Sepulveda; No second or third place awarded.

5K Male, Under 21 - First, Oscar Trevino; Second, Thomas Rasmussen; Third, Misael Mendoza.

5K Male, 21-29 - First, Benny Rodriguez; Second, Agustin Contreras; Third, Lalo Uribe.

5K Male, 30-39 - First, Bill Hrncir; Second, Pedro Hernandez; Third, Willis Leyendecker.

5K Male, 40-49 - First, J. D. Woods; Second, Jesse Herrera; Third, Victor Lopez.

5K Male, Over 50 - First, Rosendo Rodriguez; Second, Rudy Natera; Third, Frank McKinnis.

5K Female, Under 21 - First, Mary E. Trevino; Second, Alejandra Contreras; Third, Claudia Contreras.

5K Female, 21- 29 - First, Gayla Zamora; Second, Jennifer Brehm; Third, Ana M. Smith.

5K Female, 30-39 - First, Diana Ceballos; Second, Carmen Mendoza; Third, Dr. Cindy Hauser.

5K Female, 40-49 - First, Elsa Alaniz; Second, Darlene Bak; Third, Dr. Rosa Maria Vida.

5K Female, Over 50 - First, Ilse Lehr; Second, Suzanne Masters. No third place awarded.

For information on the Fourth Annual Dusty Fun Run and Walk, call the Office for Advancement and External Affairs at Texas A&M International University, 326. 2175.

A&M International office hours are from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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