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Sabot at Stony Point, Moody Middle and St. Christopher’s student-runners honored at Ukrop’s Monument Ave. 10k

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Posted at 8:55 AM, Mar 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-28 08:56:25-04

RICHMOND, Va. The Ukrop’s Monument Ave. 10k is not just for adults. Students at three schools were recognized by Virginia529 College Savings Plan for their participation in the Healthy School Challenge. As part of the challenge, prize money is awarded to schools with the highest percentage of students who participate in the race. WTVR CBS 6 sports director Lane Casadonte interviewed students from winning schools: Sabot at Stony Point (small school category), Moody Middle School (middle school category) and St. Christopher’s School (high school category).

Here are the final Healthy School Challenge presented by the Virginia529 College Savings Plan results:

Middle School Category:

  • 1st place: Moody Middle School ($750 *$500 for 1st place plus $250 bonus for having 100+ kids)
  • 2nd place: Collegiate (Middle) School ($400)
  • 3rd place: Holman Middle School ($300)
  • 4th place: Robious Middle School ($200)

“We’re thrilled to have such a great group of dedicated students and parents,” Moody teacher Taylor Snow said in an article posted on Sportsbackers.org. “They’ve worked tremendously hard to prepare for the race and spread the word about our involvement this year. Moody is such an incredible school and community!”

High School Category:

  • 1st place: St. Christopher’s Upper School ($500)
  • 2nd place: Douglas Freeman High School ($400)
  • 3rd place: Glen Allen High School ($300)
  • 4th place: Deep Run High School ($200)

“St. ChristoCURES, the St. Christopher’s team for the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k, is honored to have earned the distinction of first place in the High School division of the Healthy Schools Challenge again this year,”” Kimberly Hudson of St. Christopher’s said. “We look forward to participating again next year and thank Sports Backers for their support of this initiative to get students moving.”

Small School Category:

  • 1st place: Sabot at Stony Point ($500)
  • 2nd place: Orchard House School ($400)
  • 3rd place: Seven Hills School ($300)
  • 4th place: Steward School ($200)
  • 5th place: Millwood School ($100)

“The students from Sabot at Stony Point are excited to be honored with the recognition of being one of the leading schools in this year’s Healthy School Challenge,” Renee Kunnen of Sabot at Stony Point said. “Each year our students look forward to participating in the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k and being part of one of Richmond’s premier events. The confidence they gain through the training and preparation and the excitement on event day make the 10k a monumental part of the school year.”