NewsEducation Community shows its support for schools at annual 5k Run/Walk fundraiser October 3, 2015 581 0 The Meadowdale High School Maverick entertained children before the Foundation for Edmonds School District’s seventh annual Celebrate Schools! 5k Run/Walk Saturday morning at Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood. (Photos by David Pan) Connor Bryan, 12 of Edmonds, was the first youth finisher in the 5k Run. Alyze Davis, 3 of Lynnwood, tries to climb out the window after enjoying the view from the front seat of a fire engine. Lynnwood firefighter Eric Johnson intervenes before Davis goes any further. Phil Olson of Mountlake Terrace was the first place finisher in the 5k race. Cam Ross, who was running for Terrace Park School, and his dog Linus were the first human/dog runners across the finish line. Laura Hunter of Lynnwood was the first female finisher. Brooke Eckelman, 7, of Bothell, sprints across the finish line. Lex Davis and Tyler Cannon (right) of the Mountlake Terrace Drum Line team perform after the race. The Lynnwood Drum line won the Battle of the Bands competition. The Mountlake Terrace High School cheerleaders performed for the crowd. Among the many volunteers who cheered on the runners were the Meadowdale High School cheerleaders. Walkers begin their 5k trek around Alderwood Mall. For the third straight year, Lynndale Elementary School won the school competition for most runners.