Fun At The Bridge Run

Fleet and Family Readiness Marketing photos by Theresa Valadez

Fleet and Family Readiness Marketing photos by Theresa Valadez

Helen Ko

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation

The 20th Annual Ford Island Bridge Run began at the iconic Adm. Clarey Bridge on Ford Island, April 1. More than 1,700 runners and walkers started their morning bright and early to participate in the 10k run.

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One of the larger 10K runs on the island, the course requires runners to cross the bridge, run around a portion of Ford Island, and then come back over the bridge before reaching the finish line at Richardson Field.

Overall men’s winner, Eric Jones.

Overall men’s winner, Eric Jones.

The overall winners this year in the following categories are men’s overall winner, Eric Jones, with a time of 34 minutes and 58 seconds, and women’s overall winner, Laura Darrow, with a time of 41:44. Men and women military winners included Valentine Roberts with a time of 37:15 and Ruth Fish with a time of 45:51.

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To commemorate 20 years of the run, all finishers received a medal for completing the run.

A ceremony is held for overall men's first place, Eric Jones, second place, Andrew Burness and third place, Ryan Tsang.

A ceremony is held for overall men’s first place, Eric Jones, second place, Andrew Burness and third place, Ryan Tsang.

Overall women's winner, Laura Darrow.

Overall women’s winner, Laura Darrow.

Women's first place winnners, Laura Darrow, second place, Bethany Spector and third place, Mieko Ochsner get medals.

Women’s first place winnners, Laura Darrow, second place, Bethany Spector and third place, Mieko Ochsner get medals.

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