Inaugural Blaine Whitworth Memorial 5K

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(Photos courtesy Andrew Mather, digitalBURG) Runners bolt off the starting line on Saturday, April 6 for the Blaine Whitworth Memorial 5K.

Written by Muleskinner Staff

(Photos courtesy Andrew Mather, digitalBURG) Runners bolt off the starting line on Saturday, April 6 for the Blaine Whitworth Memorial 5K.
(Photos courtesy Andrew Mather, digitalBURG) Runners bolt off the starting line behind Molly’s on Saturday, April 6 for the Blaine Whitworth Memorial 5K.

(WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The inaugural Blaine Whitworth Memorial 5k took place in downtown Warrensburg on Saturday, April 6 to honor the memory of Blaine, as well as his passion for sports and exercise.
All proceeds and donations went to the Blaine Whitworth, Go Big or Go Home Fund. The Fund will offer opportunities for individuals seeking to open a small business.
For questions or to make a donation visit http://www.gobigorgohomerace.com/home or email [email protected]
Racers begin to arrive around 7 a.m. to complete their registration and pick up T-shirts.
Racers begin to arrive around 7 a.m. to complete their registration and pick up T-shirts.

Racers fill Holden street in front of Molly's.
Participants fill Holden street in front of Molly’s.

Runners of all ages join together for the event.
Runners of all ages join together for the event.

The racers gather at the starting line behind Molly's for the start of the run.
The racers gather at the starting line behind Molly’s for the start of the run.

Some of the over 200 people participating in the Blaine Whitworth Memorial 5K.
Some of the over 200 people participating in the Blaine Whitworth Memorial 5K.

Participants giving it their all to lead the pack.
Participants giving it their all to lead the pack.

The finish line stands in front of Bodie's and Blaine's Bar & Grille.
The finish line stands in front of Bodie’s and Blaine’s Bar & Grille.

Participants enjoying breakfast shortly after the race.
Participants enjoying breakfast shortly after the race.

Breakfast is served inside of Blaine's Bar and Grille following the race.
Breakfast is served inside of Blaine’s Bar and Grille.

Racers enjoying breakfast inside of Blaine's Bar & Grille.
Racers enjoying breakfast inside of Blaine’s Bar & Grille.