200+ runners take part in Neighbors’ House 5k

DeKALB – More than 200 runners participated in the ninth annual Neighbors’ House 5K Run on April 20.

The 3.1-mile run ran north along Route 23, down the nature trail to First Street and finished at the back of Hopkins Park. 

The top male finisher was Steven Konwinski of Sycamore, with a time of 18:17.00. The top female finisher was Jenna Hejlik of Charlotte, NC with a time of 20:10.34. Results in other categories are posted at www.neighborshouse5k.com. 

All proceeds benefited Neighbors’ House, a nonprofit, community development organization in DeKalb.  Neighbors’ House features Homework Help Nights, Reading & Homework Clubs and Summer Reading Vacations throughout the county.  Many of these programs take place in income-eligible housing.

For more information about Neighbors’ House enrichment programs, contact Kyle White, director, at neighborshouse@frontier.com, or visit NeighborsHouse.org.

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