Some 377 athletes of all ages felt the thrill of crossing the finish line Saturday, April 6, as they participated in the ninth annual Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5K.
The half marathon began at 8 a.m., taking runners on a picturesque 13.1-mile journey through the WCU campus, along the Tuckaseigee River and around the community of Cullowhee. The 5K (3.1-mile) run/walk started at 8:15 a.m.
Race hosts are WCU’s School of Health Sciences and Department of Campus Recreation and Wellness. Proceeds will be used to support WCU students with professional development and travel.
Full results from the races can be viewed online.