Runners and walkers hit the streets throughout the D&F Plaza and SUNY Fredonia for the third annual D&F Challenge sponsored by Chautauqua Health and Fitness Saturday morning. Thomas Wilson, 34, of Fredonia was the first male and overall winner with a time of 17:53. The overall female winner Judy Porpiglia, 44, of Sinclairville had a time of 21:21. Awards were given to the top three finishers in 16 various age categories. Pictured with the winners is Chautauqua Health and Fitness Manager Greg Craft. New to this year's race was a one-mile fun run in addition to the traditional 3.1-mile run or walk. All proceeds from the event benefit the Fredonia State Track and Field Mary Phillips Fund.
OBSERVER Photo by Samantha McDonnell