Thousands turn out for Liz Hurley Ribbon Run | News
MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF)- The Liz Hurley Ribbon Run kicked off bright and early Saturday morning.
Thousands signed up and turned out for the 9th annual Ribbon Run. A record 6,000 runners signed up for the race.
The Men's 5K started at 7:30 a.m. The women's 5K started at 9 a.m. and the Survivor's Walk started at 10 a.m.
The overall winner of the men's 5K, for the third year in a row, was Josh Whitehead with a time of 15:05. Candace Jacobs, also the reigning champ, won the women's 5K with a time of 18:22.
The proceeds from the event go to provide enhancements for mammography machines at the Huntsville Hospital Breast Center, and a digital breast mammography machine at the Breast Center's new satellite location on the Madison Hospital campus.
Anyone interested in supporting the 2012 Liz Hurley Ribbon Run can still do so by visiting lizhurleyribbonrun.org and making an online donation OR they can mail a donation to Huntsville Hospital Foundation: 101 Sivley Road, Huntsville, AL 35801.
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