Race hits the right notes: $5K

May 22, 2013

The first BEATS 5K – a fundraiser for the Azle Band that cleared $5,000 – was conducted May 18.
The fastest runner on the course was Azle High’s state qualifying distance runner, Brian Collard.
The 18-year-old graduating senior sped around the 3.1 miles in 17 minutes, 39 seconds, a 5:41 pace.
The quickest female around the course was Peyton Thomason, 17, who was chip-timed in 23:39.
Lee Warchester, 48, won the men’s masters’ division with a time of 22:37.
The top female master was Linda Frazier, 48, who was timed in 26:29.
Azle police officer Mike Winterrowd ran the race in full uniform.
AHS band members played on select street corners.

Brian Collard (right) won the first BEATS 5K race over Azle streets May 18. Funds raised went to the Azle ISD band programs. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

Brian Collard (right) won the first BEATS 5K race over Azle streets May 18. Funds raised went to the Azle ISD band programs. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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