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Penn Track & CC runner wins Silver Mile

1st Place Overall Male Winner Colton Shail and P-H-M Supt. Dr. Jerry Thacker

The Silver Mile was held this past weekend (Saturday, May 6).  First place overall male race winner was Penn’s Colton Shail, Junior track and cross country runner at Penn High School, with a time of 16:29.9. First place overall female was Erin Moore, 13-year-old Niles student, with a time of 20:07.6.


Meadow's Edge Elementary earned the top participation P-H-M school prize and will receive a $5,000 grant to be used for a fitness/health program.


Coming in at second place was Northpoint Elementary. They will receive a $1,000 grants. The school with the third most student participation was Madison, and they will receive a $500 grant.

Overall there were 500 participants in this year’s race.


This year’s Health and Fitness Fair was a huge success featuring health screenings by Saint Joseph Mishawaka Medical Center.


Healthy post-race snacks were provided by Whole Foods Market. Urban Swirl also helped runners cool off with frozen yogurt cups.


Silver Mile Health Fair Silver Mile Health Fair


Penn Robotics Team 135 setup robot test drives so that younger children could learn to drive robots. And the Kingsmen Cheerleaders lent their face painting talents to make some prettier faces even prettier! Click here to see a list of  all this year’s sponsors. 


Penn Robotics teaching children about robots Kingsmen Cheerleader face painting