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Charity run winners give back to the communities

Published: Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
Stacia Staples (left) director of the Hairy Buzz 10K Run, donated $375 to Jean Spohn, principal of St. Mary School in Dixon. The school received money for having the largest group of registrants at the Oct. 12 race in Dixon. Photos submitted by Staples.
Staples also presented $375 to Lori Reubin, executive director of Open Sesame Children's Learning Center in Dixon. Kim Sollars, 36, of Dixon, the top female finisher, selected the daycare as her charity.
Paul Campbell, top male finisher of the race, selected Granny Rose Animal Shelter in Dixon as his charity. Staples presented $375 to Judy Lohse, manager of the shelter. .
Racers of all ages zoom through the streets of Dixon Oct. 12 during the Hairy Buzz 10K Run for charity. Leading the pack are Kim Sollars, 36, and Paul Campbell, 56, far right, both of Dixon. They were the top female and male finishers. Photos submitted by Stacia Staples.

DIXON – Results from the Oct. 12 Hairy Buzz 10K Run for charity 12 have been announced.

The overall male and female finishers were Paul Campbell, 56, at 41 minutes, 30.7 seconds; and Kim Sollars, 36, at 48 minutes, 37.2 seconds, both of Dixon. Campbell donated to Granny Rose Animal Shelter and Sollars donated to Open Sesame Children’s Learning Center, both in Dixon. St. Mary School in Dixon also received a donation for the largest group of registrants. Each organization received $375.

Top finishers in their age and gender brackets were Anna Whelan, 11; Alex Whelan, 13; Coral Engle, 30; Matthias Kemmeren, 34; Leann Pitzer, 40; Jeremy Munson, 37; Sandy Lightner, 50; and Marcus Mossholder, 52, all of Dixon.

Other racers were Tristen Smith, 10, Beth Welty, 30, Kaile Schreiner, 26, Val Smith, 29, Katie Krigge, 31, Eric Clark, 32, John Plescia, 31, Carol Ardis, 46, Jennifer Baratta, 39, Beth McLane, 36, Ron Deters, 37, Joe Welty, 57, and David Schreiner, 51, all of Dixon; Angelica Tintori, 44, Kevin Hemmen, 41, and Jody Ranjel, 55, all of Sterling; Colleen Geary, 31, of Polo; Tyler Stauffer, 22, of Ashton; and June Danekas, 51, of Oregon.

The sponsors were Studio 404 Salon, KSB Hospital, Sauk Valley Media, Now Care, Ken Nelson Auto Group, Mama Cimino’s, The Stable’s Bar, Wahl Clipper, Raynor, Dixon Police Charitable Association, and Dixon Main Street.

Committee members were Stacia Staples, Laurie Hicks, Anthony Welty, Bill Montavon, Sally Montavon, Keith Aurand, Bill Mick, Brad Sibley, and Ryan Marshall, all of Dixon.

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