David Rosen
Miler Haller, out in front from the start led the entire race, finishing with a remarkable 16:11 time and winning the annual NW Hope and Healing Alki Beach 5K Walk/Run for 2013, sponsored by Sound Orthodontics

SLIDESHOW: NW Hope and Healing Walk/Run 5k won by Miler Haller and Hailey Kettel

The annual Northwest Hope and Healing Alki Beach 5K walk/run, sponsored by Sound Orthodontics was a brisk sunny event won by Miler Haller, 16, of Edmonds Woodway High School in the men's division with a time of 16:11 and by Hailey Kettel, 17 also from Edmonds in the women's division with a time of 18:25.

Well over a thousand people showed up to participate in the event with many more watching from the sidewalks.

The event benefits Northwest Hope and Healing and their efforts to help women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. Funds help provide food, gas, childcare & emergency rent while women are in treatment.

Winners:

Men's Division-
Miler Haller 16:11
Terry Robinson 17:48
Brig Seidi 18:04

Women's Division-
Hailey Kettel 18:25
Kate Dishino 19:40
Meissa Neumann 20:40

Northwest Hope & Healing is an approved charity of the Washington State Combined Fund Drive. The program allows current and former public employees to make donations via check or payroll deduction to their favorite charities. Be sure to select NW Hope & Healing upon your renewal. The charity code for NW Hope & Healing is 1479548.

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