Easter Egg Hunt 5K a success for Langcliffe Presbyterian Church in Avoca


Staff reports



The runners at start of the Easter Egg Hunt 5K sponsored by the Langcliffe Presbyterian Church make their way up Vine Street in Avoca on Saturday, March 12.


Fred Adams | For Sunday Dispatch

Some 134 runners wait in the front lawn of the Langcliffe Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Avoca to line up for the start of the Easter Egg Hunt 5K. Officials said about 75 were expected to run but with the nice weather the total of runners blossomed.


Fred Adams | For Sunday Dispatch

Ed Kraftchisin, winner of the Easter Egg Hunt 5K with a time of 17:47, stands at the bottom of the last hill at Linden Street, cheering on other runners.


Fred Adams | For Sunday Dispatch

Ariela Wyland, 10, of Bear Creek opens her eggs that she acquired on the run. Each egg contained a note that would add or subtract from a runner’s time.


Fred Adams | For Sunday Dispatch

Runners Joan Kuzma and Diana Jagodzinski stop at the last station and grab a plastic egg from Jim Shellender then they made their way up the final hill to the finish line.


Fred Adams | For Sunday Dispatch

Alexis Kuzma, dressed as a bunny, reaches the final hill on Linden Street during the Easter Egg Hunt 5K, sponsored by Langcliffe Presbyterian Church in Avoca on Saturday, March 12.


Fred Adams | For Sunday Dispatch

AVOCA — More than 130 people participated in the inaugural Easter Egg Hunt 5K race, sponsored by the Langcliffe Presbyterian Church, on Saturday, March 12.

More than $2,000 was raised and the money will be distributed evenly to benefit Ruth’s Place in Wilkes-Barre and the Avoca Hose Company.

After the run, a pasta dinner for runners and non-runners was held as well as an egg hunt for kids.

The runners at start of the Easter Egg Hunt 5K sponsored by the Langcliffe Presbyterian Church make their way up Vine Street in Avoca on Saturday, March 12.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_eggrun1_faa.jpgThe runners at start of the Easter Egg Hunt 5K sponsored by the Langcliffe Presbyterian Church make their way up Vine Street in Avoca on Saturday, March 12. Fred Adams | For Sunday Dispatch

Some 134 runners wait in the front lawn of the Langcliffe Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Avoca to line up for the start of the Easter Egg Hunt 5K. Officials said about 75 were expected to run but with the nice weather the total of runners blossomed.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_eggrun2_faa.jpgSome 134 runners wait in the front lawn of the Langcliffe Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Avoca to line up for the start of the Easter Egg Hunt 5K. Officials said about 75 were expected to run but with the nice weather the total of runners blossomed. Fred Adams | For Sunday Dispatch

Ed Kraftchisin, winner of the Easter Egg Hunt 5K with a time of 17:47, stands at the bottom of the last hill at Linden Street, cheering on other runners.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_eggrun3_faa.jpgEd Kraftchisin, winner of the Easter Egg Hunt 5K with a time of 17:47, stands at the bottom of the last hill at Linden Street, cheering on other runners. Fred Adams | For Sunday Dispatch

Ariela Wyland, 10, of Bear Creek opens her eggs that she acquired on the run. Each egg contained a note that would add or subtract from a runner’s time.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_eggrun4_faa.jpgAriela Wyland, 10, of Bear Creek opens her eggs that she acquired on the run. Each egg contained a note that would add or subtract from a runner’s time. Fred Adams | For Sunday Dispatch

Runners Joan Kuzma and Diana Jagodzinski stop at the last station and grab a plastic egg from Jim Shellender then they made their way up the final hill to the finish line.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_eggrun5_faa.jpgRunners Joan Kuzma and Diana Jagodzinski stop at the last station and grab a plastic egg from Jim Shellender then they made their way up the final hill to the finish line. Fred Adams | For Sunday Dispatch

Alexis Kuzma, dressed as a bunny, reaches the final hill on Linden Street during the Easter Egg Hunt 5K, sponsored by Langcliffe Presbyterian Church in Avoca on Saturday, March 12.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_eggrun6_faa.jpgAlexis Kuzma, dressed as a bunny, reaches the final hill on Linden Street during the Easter Egg Hunt 5K, sponsored by Langcliffe Presbyterian Church in Avoca on Saturday, March 12. Fred Adams | For Sunday Dispatch

Staff reports

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