Photo by Ted Escobar
Runners struggle to chug down the root beet to start the mile run.
As of Wednesday, May 30, 2018
SUNNYSIDE Experience at running — and drinking pop — matters.
Organizer Kennedy Sarmiento took first place on May 26 in the first Root Beer Mile with a time of 7:46.
Other Sarmiento Speed Academy followed:
Fernando Gudino, 8:02, 2nd; Xavier Estrada, 8:10, 3rd; Jose Salazar, 8:14, 4th; David Jimenez, 8:45, 5th; Joseph Calderon, 12:16, 6th; and Allan Lopez ,12:45, 7th.
Mauricio Alvarado, Luis Ramos, Alex Sanchez and Yukie Quiroz did not finish the event.