High-Schoolers dominate Prefontaine Run

COOS BAY, Ore. -- It was a busy weekend on the bay.
While many came to relax and enjoy the fun festival and cruz, others got a little sweaty.
1,200 runners and walkers showed up for the 33rd annual Prefontaine Run on Saturday.
The youngest runner was eight and the oldest was 86, but the race really did go to the teenagers.
17-year-old david cornish from grants pass won first overall with 33 minutes and 40 seconds.
Dakotah Webb and Jonathan Cornish came in second and third.
17-year-old Sierra Brown from Grants Pass was the fastest girl with a time of 39 minutes and 45 seconds.
Many of the high-schoolers wore fake mustaches to honor Steve Prefontaine.
St. Mary's runner, Peter Schwartz said, "You know, Pre's a really cool guy, he's an inspirational guy, he has a sweet mustache. It's a fun race. It's a good training run. It's a fun place to be, lots of people."
Runners showed up from different states and even different countries.
Tricia Schafer graduated from Marshfield High School and traveled back to the bay from Arizona.
She said, "It's nice to get a change of weather, change of scenery. I do have some really good old friends who live here and it's nice to visit with them as well."
All proceeds from the race will fund scholarships and track and field programs throughout Coos County.