Nearly 40 runners from across the region gathered at the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center to participate in the 19th Annual Black Hills State University Alumni Mile.

This year over $1,700 was raised for scholarships, bringing total contributions to the Alumni Mile Endowment to $26,576. The year’s Alumni Mile Scholarships were awarded to Leigh Anne Whiteside, junior exercise science major from Loveland, Colo; and KC Fiedler, senior physical education and Industrial Technology major from George, Iowa.

Pictured at the Alumni Mile (standing left to right) are: Jim Glazer, Class of ’82, St. Paul, Minn.; Phil Bjorneberg, Class of ’86, Sioux Falls; Rob Welo, Class of ’92, Aurora, Colo.; Jylann Soulek, Class of ’92, Fullerton, Neb.; Dan Brelje, Class of ’09, Chisago City, Minn.; Jaime Adams, Class of ’09, Omaha, Neb.; Jesse Vrooman, Class of ’09, Miller; Alicia Verhulst, Class of ’09, Vermillion; Stephen Hayes, Class of ’02, Belle Fourche; Scott Bohall, Attended, Glendale, Ariz.; Birch Haraden, Class of ’10, Spearfish; Brent Stille, Class of ’92, Sioux Falls; Nikki (Underwood) McDaniel, Class of ’03, Rapid City; Lori (Mahaffey) Osman, Attended, Casper, Wyo.; Patrick Lewellen, Class of ’01, Spearfish; Claude McBroom, Class of ’94, Rapid City; James E. Hansen, Class of ’10, San Diego, Calif.; John T. Williams, Class of ’07, Spearfish; Luke Watkins, Class of ’07, Rapid City; Tim Bishop, Class of ’03, Spearfish; Ryan Phillips, Attended, Sturgis; Brian Harms, Attended, Belle Fourche; and Dave Little, former BHSU track and field and cross country coach, Spearfish. Kneeling, left to right,are: Elaine Doll-Dunn, Class of ’79 and former BHSU women’s cross country and track and field coach, Spearfish; Jack Kirtley, Class of ’93, Idaho Falls, Idaho; Leigh Anne Whiteside, current student, Loveland, Colo; Paul Herrold, Class of ’10, Spearfish; Jeremy Miller, current student, Spearfish; John Antar, Class of ’10, Box Elder; KC Fiedler, current student athlete, George, Iowa; Mark Mazza, Class of ’10, Spearfish; Wesleigh Jastorff, Attended, Spearfish; Monica (Headlee) Dorn, Class of ’02, Walnut Grove, Minn.; Ashley (Cordell) Pearson, Class of ’03, Aladdin, Wyo.; and Jamie (Hahn) VanDeest, Class of ’06, Spearfish. Seated, left to right, are: Mike McDaniel, Class of ’03, Rapid City; and Dan Bergland, Class of ’89, Beresford.

A post-run lunch was sponsored by the Stadium Sports Grill, a local supporter of BHSU.