Zola Budd Pieterse wins BFF Pink Ribbon Run

RunThe BFF Pink Ribbon run was held Saturday morning at Barefoot landing in North Myrtle Beach. Local runners dominated the field, capturing the top 5 spots in the overall category.

Myrtle Beach’s Zola Budd Pieterse finished first in the 10K portion of the race as the overall winner. John Hynes of Myrtle Beach placed second and was the Male overall winner finishing less than half a minute behind Pieterse.

Other notable placers in the 10K run include GSSR contributor Meredith Kirk, finishing second in her age group, local teacher Angela Robinette placing first in her age group, Conway’s Amanda Lyons who finished first in the female 25-29 age group.

In the 5K portion of the race, Raleigh’s Zach Brinkman set a 5:19 pace to finish with a time of 16:3, nearly 3 minutes faster than the second place finisher, Howard Tilford of Myrtle Beach. Daniel Fillipini of Little River captured third. Grand Strand Running Club president Roscoe Griffin picked up a first place finish in the 60-64 year old category.

The Breast Friends Forever, Pink Ribbon Run benefits charities including Caring In Our Lifetime, Carolina Regional Cancer Center, and Faith Works Partnership.

Complete 10K Results
Complete 5K Results

Photo Courtesy of the Grand Strand Running Club. Credit: Daniel Filippini

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