5K on a beautiful day

SPORTS. Runners of all ages had a great time at the O.S.C.A.R. 5K fundraiser this weekend at Skylands Stadium.


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  • 63-year-old Kathy Banach of Unionville, NY is euphoric as she nears the finish line of her very first 5K race. "I made it in under an hour," and there are people behind me that are half my age!" she said. (Photos by Shannon Kuratli)




  • Members of the Sussex County Miners and 5K participants cheer and smile for the camera after arrival of the racers to the field. 




  • Enthusiastic fans gather for a selfie with their favorite team, The Sussex County Miners.




  • Hugs for mom after she crosses the finish line!




  • Winners medals wait to be awarded to the fastest runners in each division. 




  • Runners of all ages and skill level take to the course at the OSCAR 5K Race.




  • Tim Campbell of Newton took first place at the OSCAR 5K race at Skylands Stadium.




This weekend runners of all ages from throughout Sussex County turned out for a 5K fundraiser in Augusta. Sixty-three-year-old

Kathy Banach of Unionville, NY, for example, was euphoric as she approached the finish line during her very first 5K race.

"I made it in under an hour, and there are people behind me that are half my age," she said.

The annual One Step Closer to Animal Rescue (O.S.C.A.R.) 5K was held this weekend at Skylands Stadium. Participants were automatically entered into raffles, with movie nights, restaurant gift cards, and more.









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