Over 1,800 runners participated in the Gingersnap 5K race Saturday, Dec. 2 in downtown Waxhaw. The 5K run started and finished on West North Main in front of Tangles Knit Shop.
The race benefitted Girls on the Run of Union County and the presenting sponsor was Connolly Orthodontics.
Mason Piddock, of Monroe, was the overall winner in a time of 20:39 while Aiden Taylor, of Weddington, and Kirk Walsh, of Waxhaw, finished second and third respectively. Taylor crossed in 20:42 while Walsh finished in 20:59.
Alyson Rankin, of Waxhaw, was the top female finisher in a time of 21:34. Kendall Gallagher, of Waxhaw, was second (21:40) and Charli Montalvo, of Waxhaw, was third (22:10).