‘Run with the Winners’ a Success at EXPO 2005

The first annual "Run with the Winners" 5K run/walk sponsored by Ferris Industries drew 88 participants and collected just under a thousand dollars. All of the proceeds were donated to the WHAS Louisville Crusade for Children.

Ferris awarded gift certificates to Omaha Steaks to the first three men and first three women to cross the finish line. They are:

  • Men's Division: 1st Place - $100 -Kyle Heinrich, Kitz & Pfiel Hardware of Oshkosh, Wis. (18:25 min.); 2nd Place - $75 -Jim Signs, Route 96 Power & Paddle of Candor, N.Y. (18:32 min.); 3rd Place - $50 -Jeff Price, Boley Tree & Landscaping of Madison, Wis. (19:19 min.)
  • Women's Division: 1st Place - $100 -Anna Williams of Elizabethtown, Ky. (24:07 min.); 2nd Place - $75 -Lisa Tatum of Bardstown, Ky. (24:34 min.); 3rd Place - $50 -Ruthellen Thompson, Protech Communications of Florence, S.C. (25:14 min.)

"We were very pleased with the turn out for the first annual Ferris ‘Run with the Winners’ event in Louisville," said Bill Bower, director of marketing for Ferris. "We plan to do it again for EXPO 2006 and believe that it will be bigger and better."

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