On Aug. 30, SouthPoint Federal Credit Union sponsored a Stock the Shelves 5K Run/Walk at Allison Park in Sleepy Eye.
The heat didn't stop the race from starting at 6:30 p.m., with approximately 100 participants including avid runners, walkers and families.
The 3.1 miles around the Sleepy Eye Bike trail, took them on a scenic route into the country and back into town finishing up by Sleepy Eye Lake. First place for the men's with a time of 19:12 was Duane Oftedahl of New Ulm and second place for the men's with a time of 23:22 was Russ Reed of Mankato.
For the women, Ashley Hoscheit of North Mankato came in first with a time of 20:45. In second place for the women was Kayla Brandes with a time of 24:31. The event wrapped up at approx.7:45 p.m., with all participants crossing the finish line.
Event coordinator, Angie Pidde, stated "We couldn't be more pleased with our second 5K Run/Walk. Our ultimate goal was to raise funds for the local food shelves. We had excellent support from our members and various businesses in the area."