Nancy Gilliard and Fred Walters finished one-two in the 5K Rec Walk Monday as the NW La. District Senior Olympics rolled on.
They came almost stride for stride to the finish line before Walters stepped ahead in a time of 43:06 with Gilliard in at 43:07. Both got gold medallions as gender winners. Priscilla McGee won female silver in 50:47 and Diane Smith got bronze in 59:03. Gary Albright (50:47) and Bobby Turner (59:04) got silver and bronze respectively for males.
In the One Mile walk, Sherrie Vullo clicked off the best female time (15:21) for the gold in 70-74s. Duane Chilton, in the male 70-74 age bracket, had the best overall time (13:30).
The event was held on the walking trail in Brownlee Park.
5K: FEMALE–Nancy Gilliard 43:07 Gold. Pricella McGee 50:47 Silver. Diane Smith 59:03 Bronze. MALE–Fred Walters 43:06 Gold. Gary Albright 50:47 Silver. Bobby Turner 59:04 Bronze. One Mile: FEMALE– 50-59 Shelia Hunter 18:16 Gold. Sherry Quarles 21:03 Silver. 65-69 Faye Scroggins 17:42 Gold. Ruby Thomas 19:05 Silver. Willie Mae Joyner 21:34 Bronze. 70-74 Sherrie Vullo 15:12 Gold. Barbara Wheeler 17:34 Silver. 85-89 Maxine Thomas 18:15 Gold. Eddie Mae Shaw 21:37 Silver. MALE–50-74 Duane Chilton 13:20 Gold. Robert McNeil 19:24 Silver. Dave Scroggin s 21:15 Bronze.