Hesperians dominated the recent Hesperia Days 5K race, which was run on Main Street an hour before the annual parade.


Taking first was Luis De La Vega, 23, of Hesperia, who won thew 3.1-mile race with a time of 17 minutes 10 seconds.


Other top 10 performers included Jesse Lopez of Hesperia, 18:03, Ray Rivera of Hesperia, 19:50, Rolando Gutierrez of Hesperia, 20:00, Billy Vaughn (city not listed), 20:07, Larry Aguilar of Hesperia, 20:26, Cody Lord of Hesperia, 20:42, Pedro Vazquez of Hesperia, 20:44, Bradley Rhodes of Oceanside, 21:16, and Lainie Bird, the Sultana High School cross country star and first female finisher of the race, 21:17.


Three 16-year-olds - Lopez, Gutierrez and Aguilar - were in the top 10. The oldest top 10 finisher was 44-year-old Rhodes.


The youngest finisher in the race was Maria Gutierrez, 5. The oldest finisher in the run/walk race was Virginia Skiffington, 77, of Hesperia.