Organizers of this year’s Fall City Fun Run donated $11,500 to Snoqualmie Valley Schools and local youth groups, marking a successful first effort for the all-volunteer effort.
With sponsorship from many Fall City businesses and organizations, Sharon and Perry Wilkins, left, and Kirk and Sophie Harris, right, put on the 2013 Fall City Days run, hosting 766 runners for the event.
They presented $10,400 to local schools, represented by Chief Kanim Middle School Principal Kirk Dunckel and Fall City Elementary Principal Dan Schlotfeldt, center, and another $1,100 to local youth groups. Total distributions were: $4,869 to Fall City Elementary; $3,418 to Chief Kanim; $895 to Mount Si High School; $412 to Cascade View Elementary; $322 to Snoqualmie Elementary; $269 to North Bend Elementary; $143 to Opstad Elementary; $54 to Twin Falls Middle School; and $18 to Two Rivers. Youth groups receiving funds included the Mount Si High School wrestling team, $300; Fall City Girl Scouts, $100; the Mount Si cheer squad, $400; and the Mount Si Class of 2014, $300.
Next year’s Fun Run is June 14. Learn more at www.fallcity.org/run.html.