Wor-Wic announces 5K winners
September 27, 2016

The Wor-Wic Community College Foundation sponsored its sixth annual 5K Run/Walk for Wor-Wic, along with the 2016 Law Enforcement Team Cup Challenge, at the college campus in Salisbury on Saturday.

The Salisbury Police Department took the Law Enforcement Team Cup back from last year’s winners, the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office.

With a time of 16:39, the overall male winner of the 5K race portion of the event was Nick Hanifee, 24, of Salisbury. The overall female winner was Kate Nichols, 17, of Hebron, with a time of 20:51.

Runners ranged in age from 8 to 70.

Proceeds of $25,000 will benefit the students of Wor-Wic.


LAW ENFORCEMENT TEAM CUP WINNERS. The Salisbury Police Department, with this year’s team members, from left, Collin Shockley, Garrett Ross and Christopher Alan Denny Jr., won the Law Enforcement Team Club Challenge.

OVERALL MALE WINNER. Nick Hanifee, 24, of Salisbury, was the fastest male runner with a time of 16:39. Shown with Hanifee are Ginnie Malone, chairperson of the Wor-Wic Foundation and Kelley Selph, a Wor-Wic graduate and captain of the race.

OVERALL FEMALE WINNER. Kate Nichols, 17, of Hebron, was the fastest female runner with a time of 20:51. Shown with Nichols are Ginnie Malone, chairperson of the Wor-Wic Foundation, and Kelley Selph, Wor-Wic alumnus and captain of the race.

GILLIS FAMILY. Kim and Brad Gillis of Salisbury enjoy the 5K Run/Walk with their sons, Beau, 9 months, and Jackson, 3.

ATHLETES SERVING ATHLETES. Athletes Serving Athletes empowers individuals with disabilities to train and compete in mainstream running events. Members participating in the 5K Run/Walk for Wor-Wic, clockwise from left, are Kevin McNulty, John Crowley IV, Parker Hudson and Ryan Malone, all of Salisbury.

RACE OFFICIALS. Race officials from the Eastern Shore Running Club waiting for runners to cross the finish line are shown, from left, Steve Grudis, Rick Wood, Vanessa Junkin and Harlan Eagle, all of Salisbury.

PARTY VOLUNTEERS. Wor-Wic Foundation members who prepared the food for the after-race party, are shown from left, Maria Curtis, Ginnie and Bob Malone, and Loudell Insley, all of Salisbury.

FROM CAMBRIDGE. Participants from Cambridge included, standing from left, Cambridge Police Chief Daniel Dvorak, Nathan Dvorak and Wyatt Norfolk. Sitting from left are Dawn Creasy, Eric Miller and Christine Wyatt.

THOMAS FAMILY. The Thomas family enjoys the after-race party. Shown from left to right are Adrienne, 9, Tanitta, Kayla, 6, Adrian, Jeremiah, 8, and Isaiah, 15.

KOERNER FAMILY. Melissa Koerner, center, smiles while her children, Christopher, 6, and Grace, 2, enjoy the balloon animals after the 5K.

CAMEL RIDES. Nicole Buccalo, director of student engagement at Wor-Wic, left, and foundation member Stacey Hart of Snow Hill go on a camel ride after the 5K.