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Ben Sullivan No. 8O9 and teammates Chris Knutson No. 859, and Jayden Cullen, far right, finished third, fourth and second, respectively in the Turtlefest 5K. Robert Williams/FOCUS

Turtlefest 5K and 10K races draw 200+ area runners


PERHAM — The Turtlefest 5K and 10K runs drew 240 runners to Perham for both races Saturday morning continuing a history of drawing big crowds for summer runs.

“I give lots of credit to Co-Race Director Mandie Kjelshus and the cross country team runners, boosters and sponsors,” Co-Race Director Jeff Morris said. “It could not happen without Mandi and the team.”

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Robert Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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