38th Gate River Run – The GATE River Run is the largest 15K race in the United States and once again served as the USA 15K Championship with America’s top Olympic athletes competing for $85,000 in prize money. This year over 20,000 runners and walkers participated in featured events including the 15K, Formerly known as the Jacksonville River Run, the race was first held in 1978. The 38th annual 15 kilometer road running event attracts both competitive and recreational runners. Pictured are Zeta Phi Beta Sorority member runners Sandy Simpson-Smith, Angela McDaniel , Herlena Washington and Natalie Reed running for the Sorority’s National initiative “Zetas Have Heart” promoting a healthy heart and life. “We ran and walked the Gate River run for our Soror who will enter Mayo Clinic as a patient and is need of a heart transplant,” said BAZ Chapter President Herlena Washington.
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