Matthew Deyo of Prince Frederick finished first in the 2015 Resolution 5K

Prince Frederick, MD – New Year’s Day 2015 was not a morning to sleep in for 133 hearty souls who laced up their running shoes and completed the Resolution 5 Kilometer (K) Race in Prince Frederick. The temperature was chilly but the sun was shining when the event stepped off at 9 a.m.

The dash was a presentation of the Southern Maryland Community Network (SMCN), an agency that oversees many mental health programs in the Tri-County area. Net proceeds from the race will be used to support SMCN’s programs, which include targeted case management, psychiatric rehabilitation, supported employment, adult crisis and in-home intervention. A portion of the proceeds was also dedicated to the Erica Weems Scholarship Fund. Weems was working for SMCN in August of 2007 when she was killed in a motor vehicle accident.

The first runner crossing the finish line was Matthew Deyo, 20 of Prince Frederick, who posted an impressive time of 15 minutes and 36 seconds. The second-place finisher was Trent Herzog, 17 of Lusby, who logged a time of 16 minutes and 51 seconds. Finishing third was Turner Chaundy, 18, whose time was 17 minutes and six seconds.

The top female runner was Maureen Carr, 33 of Fairhaven, who posted a time of 20 minutes and 23 seconds.

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