Jim Whitaker Platte River Run 2019

Runners begin the race at the Jim Whitaker Platte River Run. (SOURCE: KNOP-TV/Jace Barraclough)

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) Runners hit the pavement early Saturday morning for Jim Whitaker’s Platte River Run.

The run is to memorialize North Platte’s Former Mayor Jim Whitaker.

Dozens gathered at the D&N Event Center in support of the race.

People of all ages were permitted to participate.

The money for the event will be donated to the Trails & Wellness Committee.

Organizer Eric Nicholls said the run is a great way to remember Whitaker.

"He started a lot of the trails here. He got a lot going. He started a lot of the fitness things here. So, this is our tribute to him," he said.

For more events you can visit the Platte River Fitness Series Facebook page.

5K Results:

21.48 Overall Steele Benjamin 5K Male 19 & Under
21.54 Overall Blaesi Zarah 5K Female 19 & Under
23.2 1 Blaesi Evelyn 5K Female 19 & Under
23.58 2 Rivias Nelia 5K Female 19 & Under
27.18 3 Ditch Malorie 5K Female 19 & Under
27.53 4 Ditch Ashlynn 5K Female 19 & Under
29.03 5 Lenz Aspen 5K Female 19 & Under
29.04 6 Peterka Anna 5K Female 19 & Under
30.41 7 Nelson Aspen 5K Female 19 & Under
DNS Nichols Sadie 5K Female 19 & Under
22.5 1 Lowe Quade 5K Male 19 & Under
30.17 2 Connick Porter 5K Male 19 & Under
30.42 3 Nichols Treyton 5K Male 19 & Under
32.03 4 Nichols Jayden 5K Male 19 & Under
33.26 5 Oschsner Izaak 5K Male 19 & Under
53.28 6 Nichols Benjamin 5K Male 19 & Under
1.07.03 7 Guenther Jarek 5k Male 19 & Under
20 - 29 Female
28.5 1 Hoover Jilian 5K Female 20-29
33.43 2 Lannon Mikayla 5K Female 20-29
33.54 3 Cochran Ashley 5K Female 20-29
36.11 4 Novotne Macey 5K Female 20-29
31.19 1 Lannon Warren 5K Male 20-29
26.42 1 Smith Kristina 5K Female 30-39
30.01 2 Gourley Meganne 5K Female 30-39
35.55 3 Wahl Sara 5K Female 30-39
36.09 4 Nichols Sarah 5K Female 30-39
51.21 5 Arnold Kisha 5K Female 30-39
53.29 6 Remus Danielle 5K Female 30-39
DNS Wid Tracy 5K Female 30-39
23.32 1 Pratt Tom 5K Male 30-39
24.2 2 Veal Travis 5K Male 30-39
24.58 3 Roy Casey 5K Male 30-39
28.47 4 Lyons Tommy 5K Male 30-39
29.34 5 Wahl Breck 5K Male 30-39
31.04 6 Nichols Kyle 5K Male 30-39
36.23 7 Lee Andrew 5K Male 30-39
30 - 39 Male
Male 30-39
28.15 1 Werth Shonna 5K Female 40-49
29.4 2 Gastineau Rebekah 5K Female 40-49
32.37 3 Hahn Renee 5K Female 40-49
36.48 4 Rivas Amanda 5K Female 40-49
45.43 5 Albrecht Stacy 5K Female 40-49
49.54 6 Horkey Tina 5K Female 40-49
1.00.37 7 Anderson Collen 5K Female 40-49
DNS Blaesi Angela 5K Female 40-49
29.31 1 Brown Carolyn 5K Female 50-59
35.3 2 Veal Ronda 5K Female 50-59
39.52 3 Delgado Joyce 5K Female 50-59
23.18 1 Gastineau Jamie 5k Male 50-59
25.17 2 George Gary 5k Male 50-59
35.25 3 Hahn Troy 5K Male 50-59
34.04 1 Deckert Nancy 5K Female 60-69
35.29 2 Chamberlin Barb 5K Female 60-69
42.35 3 Adams Sandy 5K Female 60-69
Female 60-69
53.47 4 Towne Dee 5K Female 60-69
1.14.36 5 Shine Robin 5k Female 60-69
24.34 1 Wallace Larry 5K Male 60-69
26.06 2 Veal Bob 5K Male 60-69
55.51 3 Deckert Richard 5K Male 60-69
1.14.35 4 Sandoval Timothy 5K Male 60-69
45.59 1 Bevcar Karen 5K Female 70&OVER
53.45 2 King Donna 5K Female 70&OVER
53.46 3 Cooksley Betty 5K Female 70&OVER

10K Results:

38.58 Hasenauer Jake 10K Male 20-29
47.13 Hasenauer Emily 10K Female 20-29
1.14.12 Pavelka Phebe 10K Female 19 & Under
54.02 Connick Dax 10K Male 19 & Under
54.58 CooperSmith Stacey 10K Female 20-29
57.44 Deaver Laura 10K Female 20-29
54.5 Sis Katie 10K Female 30-39
57.52 Cosme Maria 10K Female 30-39
1.10.12 Auwerda Kandra 10K Female 30-39
45.32 Auwerda Nick 10K Male 30-39
52.08 George Heather 10K Female 40-49
40 - 49 Female
54.17 Kramer Linda 10K Female 40-49
55.02 Boller Jennifer 10K Female 40-49
1.00.06 Pettera Jolene 10K Female 40-49
1.07.13 Erickson Karan 10K Female 40-49
42.39 Victory Travis 10K Male 40-49
45.57 Kohn Chad 10K Male 40-49
1.11.11 Wahlmeier Karen 10K Female 50-59
1.15.20 Lage Kristy 10K Female 50-59
1.29.40 Seward Sharon 10K Female 50-59
43.45 Bergt Brian 10K Male 50-59
1.30.18 Uhrmacher Cheryl 10K Female 60-69
45.08 Bargell Jeff 10K Male 60-69
46.12 Wallace Wayne 10K Male 60-69
1.18.22 Clouatre David 10K Male 60-69