FINISHING THE RACE:
Léa-Maude Lajoie from Lochiel, an 11-year-old Grade 6 student at L'école secondaire catholique Elda-Rouleau in Alexandria, is congratulated by schoolmates after finishing 1st in the gruelling 2,000-metre event. She finished second at last year's Run. Giving her a high five is Maude McCarthy from Glen Robertson. At right, Macauley Baleine, also a Grade 6 student at EldaRouleau, celebrates his first place victory with a piece of pizza.