Benefit Run for K9 for Warriors
By Catherine Jones
| | January 18, 2013
Deerfield Windsor School and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church sponsored a Benefit Run for K9 For Warriors Jan. 5 at the Marine Logistics Base in Albany, Georgia. The benefit run’s objective was to assist a local veteran in getting a service dog through the K9 for Warriors organization.
The K9 for Warriors Organization rescues dogs in shelters and trains them to assist war veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
The race course showcased the base to include a variety of military vehicles Marine Corps Logistics Command is responsible for maintaining and providing to the Marine Corps.
Almost 250 registered runners took to the installation roads in chilly weather to compete in the 5K.
Area cross country runners dominated the men’s race, with Southland Academy’s Billy Calcutt winning the overall men’s competition.
MCLB Albany’s own, Sgt. JoAnne Sudduth was the women’s overall winner.
Cross country runner, Kassidy Usry took the 1-mile competition in the women’s division, while Jack Davis took the men’s top honor.