Coral Warren shows off her pink balloon hat at the
Catrina McKittrick and Kristen Koch hold signs that read
Sassi, owned by Patsy Needham, is dressed perfectly in theme for the
Mary Meacham and her son Keegan cross the 5K finish line with a smile. North County Fire Protection District, the Fallbrook Firefighters Association, Kairin Clinic, and the Care to Wear Pink organization hosted the 5k as well as a visit from pink firetrucks. Proceeds raised by the Fallbrook Firefighters Association ($2,500) were donated to local resident Patty Christensen who is currently fighting end stage breast cancer.
From left, Ingrid Reinig (holding Lita), Julian Lopez of Fresno Fire, and Suzanne Dvorak pose for a photo when the Pink Firetrucks Organization visited Fallbrook High School the evening of October 3.
The top three winners in the men
The top three finishers in the women
Some of the participants on hand at the
Irene Soto gets a
From left, Jennifer Zens, Lisa Mausia and Leah Findler lent their support to the
Let the 5K begin! The fundraising event for cancer causes raised $3,000.
A group of
Miss Fallbrook supports the 5K and shared her experiences with her
Nikki Warren leads 5k participants in pre-race warm-up exercises.
Zarick MacDonald proudly displays his pink hair in support of the
Juan Sanchez of Vista took first place in the men
Mike Benoit took second place in the men
Eddie Soto and his son, Eddie Jr. finished the race in third place in the men
Leo Romero, Fallbrook
Jennifer Paull took first place in the women
Oliver Guanga heads for the finish line.
Kari Moreno, left, and Karen Lewis enjoy the 5K run.
Lynne Bradley crosses the finish line.
Steve Abbott of North County Fire thanks the crowd for their participation in the
Lisa Hill won a gift certificate at the 5K event that is good for one free belly dancing
Sam Russell heads for the 5K finish line.
Joining together at the visit by the pink fire trucks are, from left, Shirley Juul, Captain Mike Mullins (Virginia Beach, Virginia), and Cherie Juul of North County Fire.
Inspirational messages were written all over each pink fire truck at the October 3 visit from the Pink Firetrucks Organization at Fallbrook High School.
The ribbon symbol, known internationally, represents the ongoing fight against cancer.
Marlene Sudomir and Rosemarie Peralta pose for photos on the pink bench with the ribbon symbol in the background.
Brian Greenwood did 20 push ups to earn raffle tickets. Watching in the background are George Henry, left, and Cynthia Henry, right, owners of Kaia F.I.T. Cynthia is a cancer survivor.