13-year-old takes RiverFest 5K

Runners take off from the southeast corner of Riverview Park Saturday morning as part of the RiverFest Games. Volleyball, bags and Kanjam tournaments all followed the 5K run. Photo by Chuck Vandenberg/PCC


FORT MADISON – Miles Sheppard, of Warsaw crosses the line first at the 2017 Riverfest 5K Saturday morning along the Mississippi riverfront. The 5K was held as the first event of the RiverFest Games. A sand volleyball tournament is set to begin at 9 a.m. followed by a Bags or “Cornhole” tournament at 9:30 and a KanJam tournament at 10 a.m. Spaces for the volleyball, bags and Kanjam are still available. The games are being held near the east end shelterhouse at Riverview Park.

MIles Sheppard of Warsaw crosses the line at 17.51 in at the Riverview Games 5K run Saturday morning. Miles finished ahead of Matt Hellige of Fort Madison at 18:14 and Miles’ father Paul took 3rd overall with a time of 18:31. PCC Photo by Chuck Vandenberg.
Danelle Brunk of Keokuk was the first female across the finish line at the RiverFest Games with a time of 24:53. Photo by Chuck Vandenberg/PCC



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