Wor-Wic Announces 5K Run/Walk Winners
September 28, 2012

The Wor-Wic Community College Foundation recently held a 5K Run/Walk, along with the 2012 Law Enforcement Team Cup Challenge, at the college campus in Salisbury.

With a time of 17:34, the overall male winner of the 5k race portion of the event was Yacine Gharbi, 17, of Salisbury, who is dual enrolled at Parkside High School and Wor-Wic. The overall female winner was Salisbury Police Chief Barbara Duncan with a time of 24:56.

The Salisbury Police Department won the Law Enforcement Team Cup Challenge for the second time in a row. The Law Enforcement Team Cup Challenge is open to employees of any law enforcement agency.

Runners ranged in age from seven to 66.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the students of Wor-Wic.

WOR-WIC 5K WINNER. Yacine Gharbi, 17, of Salisbury, the overall male winner of the Wor-Wic Foundation 5K Run, receives his trophy from Dirk Widdowson, chair of the Wor-Wic Community College Foundation. Gharbi, who is dual enrolled at Parkside High School and Wor-Wic, had a winning time of 17:34.

From left, Skylar Taylor-Widdowson of Salisbury and Mia Andersen of Bishopville had fun at the Wor-Wic Community College Foundation 5k Run/Walk.

From left, race officials Rick Wood, Tony Gilkerson, Claire Selph and Harlan Eagle, all of Salisbury, prepare for the start of the race.

Andrea Nagy-Dolle of Bishopville crosses the finish line while Chris Gilkerson of Salisbury looks on.

From left, Dorchester County State’s Attorney Bill Jones and Wicomico County State’s Attorney Matt Maciarello, pictured before the race.

From left, Shane Musgrave and Christopher Barrs of Pocomoke City and Mark Powell of Snow Hill, competed as a team from the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office in the Law Enforcement Team Cup Challenge.

Missy McLaughlin of Salisbury, left, Ethel Hines of Berlin, seated, and Gayle Widdowson of Bishopville, right, are shown at the post race party.

Jonathan Maciarello, 11, and his mother, Sarah Maciarello, participated in the race.

Visit the college’s Facebook page to see more photos and results from the run/walk.