HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Thousands of runners hit the streets downtown and through nearby neighborhood for the annual Cotton Row Run on Monday.
The 10K race was at 7 a.m., then the 5K at 9 a.m. and the 1-mile fun run at 10 a.m.
Nearly 2,200 people ran the 10K — Kimuta Cheruiyot was the top finisher, with a time of 29:20. See the 10K results.
More than 1,800 people ran the 5K race. Josh Whitehead of Madison won the race, finishing in 16:14. He placed 9th overall in the 10K. See the 5K results.
Several people set up a living memorial along the route. They held large American flags and posted pictures of local service members from 11 Alabama counties who have died.
A big thank you to the volunteers, and to everyone who stood along the route, handed out water, made posters, rang bells and cheered the runners on!
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