A number of Hesperia residents competed in the Riverwalk 5K Run/Walk and Half Marathon events held Saturday, July 14 at Victor Valley College.

In the 5K event, Michael Buckhoff, 41, was the top finishing Hesperia male take third place with a time of 16:58. Sultana High track and cross country star Lainie Bird, 15, was Hesperia's top-finishing female 5K finisher with a 21:18 for 21st place overall.

Eighteen-year-old Kyle Gallagher took second place in the half marathon with a time of 1:18:17. Cheryl Halter, 20, was Hesperia's top-finishing half-marathoner taking 62nd place for a time of 1:55:56.

Eight-year-old Jesstte Lopez was Hesperia's youngest finisher in the 5K. She finished in 69th place with a time of 26:18, just two seconds behind her 11-year-old sister Beatriz.
The Riverwalk event, which benefited High Desert Youth Groups, was presented by Hbt Events with official results by Prime Time.

Hesperians who completed the 5K race:
3MICHAEL BUCKHOFF41MHESPERIA16:58 10CHRISTIAN BLASIUS15MHESPERIA19:34 14JOE LONA18MHESPERIA20:13 17KEVIN CURTIS16MHESPERIA20:35 21LAINIE BIRD15FHESPERIA21:18 23JUAN PIMENTEL22MHESPERIA21:31 24CHRIS MAERZLUFT15MHESPERIA21:43 41BLAKE JOHNSON14MHESPERIA23:26 52NICK YGLESIAS43MHESPERIA24:47 61KRISTINA LITTLE17FHESPERIA25:36 62MARK KLASA33MHESPERIA25:51 67BEATRIZ LOPEZ11FHESPERIA26:16 69JESSTTE LOPEZ8FHESPERIA26:18 83CINDIE SCHMIDT39FHESPERIA28:21 88BROOKE JOHNSON12FHESPERIA29:11 94RICHARD JEREZ50MHESPERIA29:35 102RAY GRAHAM48MHESPERIA30:22 104ADRIENNE SERNA33FHESPERIA30:34 105MONA MERRILL43FHESPERIA30:38 120ASHLEY LOUP16FHESPERIA32:50 122BAYLEE WRIGHT15FHESPERIA33:17 126BEATRICE LONGSHORE16FHESPERIA33:32 127JENNIFER TROWBRIDGE47FHESPERIA33:33 130YOLETTE RIOS52FHESPERIA33:47 131MCKENZIE TENNISON23FHESPERIA34:06 132KARLA BOSAS24FHESPERIA34:08 136NORMA ARROYOY24FHESPERIA34:42 147DAVID DICKEN47MHESPERIA36:17 148MIKEAN DICKEN69MHESPERIA36:18 154LAUREN SEEGER17FHESPERIA37:04 156MYRNA NOCELO28FHESPERIA37:14 164ANDREA ARSENE47FHESPERIA38:22 202JOSE OCEGUEDA53MHESPERIA55:05 204ALBERTA OCEGUEDA47FHESPERIA56:18 206IDA BENSON61FHESPERIA56:23
Hesperians who completed the Riverwalk Half Marathon:
2KYLE GALLAGHER18MHESPERIA1:18:17 17JESSE LOPEZ15MHESPERIA1:36:53 28J ELIDIO PIMENTEL38MHESPERIA1:43:46 34RALPH PATE49MHESPERIA1:46:17 36MIGUEL CONTRERAS33MHESPERIA1:47:31 45MICHAEL CHAVEZ17MHESPERIA1:50:48 48KEENAN FOLLIS50MHESPERIA1:52:32 62CHERYL HALTER20FHESPERIA1:55:56 74CARLOS GONZALEZ47MHESPERIA1:59:17 98NOE OCEGUEDA33MHESPERIA2:11:40 110MARIA L FLORES52FHESPERIA2:21:24 115ANGELICA MUNOZ37FHESPERIA2:26:17 116RICARDO MUNOZ15MHESPERIA2:27:36 120BRANDI LITZKOW31FHESPERIA2:28:21 125EUGENE HOUTBY31MHESPERIA2:31:18 141LETITIA HOUTBY27FHESPERIA2:40:33 142KAITLYN SAMPLE16FHESPERIA2:41:00 147ARIANA MUNOZ14FHESPERIA2:45:02 149APRIL ESTRADA41FHESPERIA2:48:46 150ROBERT HORN48MHESPERIA2:49:03 152RUBEN TERRIQUEZ30MHESPERIA2:53:54 153ROSA GARCIA27FHESPERIA2:53:55 157VERONICA HARTMAN30FHESPERIA3:02:32 164AUDREY LONGSHORE40FHESPERIA3:09:52 166CINDY MCCARTY50FHESPERIA3:13:22