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Photos: 7th Annual River 5K Run

Approximately $16,000 was raised to help a local student with a rare disease.

The 7th Annual River 5k run took place Sunday at .

This year's race helped fundraise for Brian Ilg, a first-grade student, who lives with a genetic disease called Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa, said race organizer Dina Underwood in an she posted to Patch.

The race brought in 135 entrants and a check for $16,234 was presented to Ilg and his family at the event.

Full race results are available on JustFinish.

Browse photos from the event in the above gallery, and see more on Nicole Gruter's Facebook album. Have photos or video from the event? Add it using the "Upload Photos and Videos" button.

K. Diaz May 09, 2012 at 04:54 PM
Tremendous!!! I’m so proud of our River Community coming together and supporting our kids. I can’t believe over 16k was raised…congratulations to all who participated in the race and those who volunteered their time to make it happen. Proud to be part of the River community!

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