Landis Fire Department hosts another successful Breast Cancer 5K

Published 12:00 am Sunday, October 25, 2015

Richard Ellis and Melissa Orr were the big winners on Saturday morning at the Landis Fire Department Breast Cancer 5K. The nice weather and challenging course around town offered a fun time for all the participants.

Ellis was the overall winner with a time of 21 minutes and 40 seconds. Robert Berini was a close second with a time of 21:59, followed by Rusty Smith in 22:43.

Orr took time off of her hectic marathon schedule to get an easy win in 22 minutes and 2 seconds. After completing five marathons this year and 75 overall, the 37-year-old from Charlotte has now run a marathon in all 50 states. She was followed by Florelay Brown in 23:27 and Candice Pethel in 24:49.

All participants were treated to a grilled chicken and pasta meal following the event. Complete results are at