TENTH ANNUAL HERD THE CURD RACE RAISES $21,000
FOR THE MICHAEL J. BRYANT MEMORIAL FUND
In 10 years, event proceeds total $135,000
The families of Calkins Creamery distributed $21,000, the race proceeds of the tenth annual Herd the Curd 5K, to the Michael J. Bryant Memorial Fund. With this year’s contributions, Herd the Curd sponsors and runners have raised $135,000 since the race began in 2013.
Nearly 300 runners and walkers participated in the race on scenic Highland Farm. Joe Murray, Honesdale, was the male 5K winner with a time of 22:08, and April Rutledge, Equinunk, captured the women’s 5K crown with a time of 22:46. Sean McWilliams, Lake Ariel, won the male 10K title with a time of 45:31 and Pao Mei Fisher, Hopewell Junction, NY, was the female 10K winner with a time of 47:20.
Generous sponsors contributed to the event’s success, listed below, with several individuals and businesses annually donating to the cause for 10 years.
Golden Curds: Bluestone Environmental, Inc.; Buselli Solutions; Calkins Creamery; Carbondale Veterinary Hospital; Delaware Valley Farm and Garden Center; ElmTree Physical Therapy; Fall Music Festival; G5 Agency; Jade Energy; Manhattan Bagel; Marshall Machinery, Inc.; Precision Eye Group; Ralph and Annie Smith with Geraldine Petrone; ReMax Wayne and ReMax Best; Septic Surgeons LLC; State Representative Jonathan Fritz; The Holloway Family; Top Notch Distributors; Valley View Venue; Wayne County Community Foundation; Wayne County Ready Mix and William & Debra Bryant.
Silver Curds: American Dairy Association Northeast; Beach Lake Bakery; Camp Umpy's Bagels & Stuff; Cochecton Mills; Diehl Trucking Inc.; Dirlam Bros Lumber Co Inc; Dowling Family Eye Care; Firmstone Lakewood Fuels; FNCB Bank; Grimm Construction, Inc.; Henderson Farm; Honesdale Spreading; Highland Valley Apiaries; Hook Well Drilling; Hop Barons LLC; Maciejewski Landscaping Inc; Murray Physical Therapy, Inc.; Resorts World Catskills; Rutledge Photography; Sage Investments, LLC; Stephens Pharmacy / Northeast Med-Equip.; The Honesdale National Bank; Town and Country Energy Corp.; Turano Insurance ; Varcoe Excavating; Wallenpaupack Veterinary Clinic; Wayne Memorial Hospital and Wayne/Pike Farm Bureau.
The Michael J. Bryant Memorial Fund was established in 2008 in memory of the Calkins Creamery co-owner. Since reaching endowed status, the Fund awards grants to Wayne County residents and nonprofit organizations with documented needs. The Wayne County Community Foundation manages the Fund.
The eleventh annual Herd the Curd 5K and 10K will be held Saturday, September 2, 2023 at Highland Farm. Find more race details and virtual runner pictures at Facebook.com/HerdtheCurd5K. Learn more about the Michael J. Bryant Memorial Fund at www.calkinscreamery.com.
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