5K run held to benefit Pickens High athletics

The Red, White & Blue Flame 5k was a success on June 24 on the campus of Pickens High School, with proceeds benefiting PHS athletics. The race directors would like to thank the sponsors, participants, volunteers and assistance from the Pickens police and fire departments. Pictured at left are female first-place finisher Marlee Dysart (22:27) and second-place Lauren Green. Not pictured is third-place finisher Emma Kutilek (25:50). Pictured at right are first-place male finisher Sam Sanneman (18:22), second-place Chase Ashe (18:57) and third-place Adam Ellis (19:32). The Red, White & Blue Flame 5k will return next year on June 22, 2024.