02 Mar 2015

16th Annual Brother Eldon 5K Draws Over 400 Participants

The 16th Annual Brother Eldon 5K Run and One-Mile Run/Walk/Jog, hosted by the Catholic High School Alumni Association, drew over 400 participants, the largest crowd since its inception in 1999.

Alumni, families and friends enjoyed great weather and a competitive race, followed by delicious food and beverages with live music in the CHS courtyard. The Title Sponsor of the event was BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana.

Brother Eldon and the race committee would like to thank the sponsors, volunteers and race participants for their support of this yearí´s event, proceeds of which go toward the Brother Eldon Scholarship Fund, providing assistance for CHS students with financial needs.

Thanks to the following 5K sponsors: 

Abel Advisors
Ad-Venture Silk Screen
C. Richard Atkins, DDS
Baton Rouge Coco-Cola Bottling
Bennyí´s Car Wash
BlueCross BlueShield of LA
L.J. Boniol & Andy Boniol í´96
Cangelosi Ward General Contractors, LLC
Capitol City Produce
Club South Runners, Inc.
CMA Technology Solutions
Coffee Call
The Cohn Law Firm
Crewboats, Inc.
Crispy Catch
Edward Jones Investments
Randy and Elaine Ellis
First Choice Health & Injury
Geico Local Office
Hi Nabor Supermarkets
Himmel’s Architectural Door & Hardware, Inc.
Kelloggí´s Sales Company
Keogh Cox & Wilson, Ltd.
Dr. John K. Legleu, DDS, MS
Dr. Carl Luikart/Louisiana Cardiology Associates
Peteí´s Lagniappe Catering
Piccadilly Restaurants
PODS Moving & Storage
Raising Caneí´s Chicken Fingers
Chef Ben Randow
Sigma Consulting Group, Inc.
Smoothie King
Varsity Sports
Bill & Cynthia Steele
Wardlaw & Lasseigne, LLC

Live music was provided by Patrick Kennedy í´81 and Ric Simmons í´81, Acoustic House.

This yearí´s 5K committee was co-chaired by Tre Hendry í´90 and John McLindon í´81. Hendry and McLindon were assisted by members of the CHS Alumni Board of Directors including Glen Randow, director of alumni relations and Barbara Camp, associate director of alumni relations. Also assisting were members of the CHS Advancement Team, Jamie Segar í´90, Kate Brady, Wendy Coniglio, Aimee Turner, Margie Alexander and Jennifer Knight.

Watch for the race results to be posted on the CHS Website, under Alumni Events/Brother Eldon 5K. Race results were tabulated by Ben Cherbonnier and members of the Club South Running Club.