Bridges to Independence Leadership Academy Takes the Lead…



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“I pledge my HEALTH to better living.”

In the early morning hours of Saturday September 27, hundreds of eager runners took to the starting line of for the Annual Clarendon Day 5K. Among the masses were the members and volunteers leaders of the Bridges to Independence Leader Academy 4-H Club.  This race marked the end of the club’s health and nutrition project, a three month long journey where club members strived to improve their overall well-being and physical fitness.  For many of the club members this was their first official race, so of course nerves were running high. Despite their apprehensions everyone was in great spirits and determined to reach their destination. After five tough kilometers each and every member and volunteer crossed the finish line, achieving their overall goal, and one step closer to being physically fit. Congratulations are due to everyone that competed, job well done!


A few members even placed, here are their result.


Nya Bucksell – 1 Place – Females 11-14 – Time: 19:43


Brook Yimer – 1st Place Tie – Males 15-19 – Time: 19:43


Aziza Hasen – 2nd Place Females 15-19 – Time: 31:46


Sabreen Saeed – 3rd Place Females 15-19 – Time: 33:38

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