The Maryland Troopers Association would like to thank all the organizers and participants who made this year’s participation in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure event such a wonderful success.  A special thanks to Lt. Robert Hare for his management of the event and preparing the following report. 
On Sunday October 23rd 2016, the Maryland Troopers Association team participated in the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure 5K run/walk in Hunt Valley, Maryland.  Over the last 4 years, the team has raised over $28,000 for breast cancer treatment, research and awareness.  
Each year the team honors a family member who has been diagnosed with cancer.  This years Survivor Shield recipient is Sherry Cummins, the loving wife of F/Sgt Rob Cummins.  On hand for the presentation were co captain/ 2013 recipient Nancy Armiger and 2014 recipient Amy McDonald.  To honor the memory of Tonya Webster, our 2015 recipient, the playing of taps was performed during a moment of reflection.  
As in the past, several awards were presented.
The Top Fundraisers:
Sandra Hartsock
Cindy Shum (Sgt Zi Shum’s wife)
Sgt Joe Wilson
The Top Female Finishers:
1) Haley Cummins (F/Sgt Cummins’ daughter)
2) TFC Rebekah Lipsky
3) Alexandra Teipe (S/Tpr Brian Teipe’s daughter)
The Top Male Finishers:  
1) Kevin McDonald (Lt Tim McDonald’s son)  
2) Tanner Cummind (F/Sgt Rob Cummins’ son)
3) F/Sgt Chris Stein
The Top Cadet Finishers were:  
1) Cadet Luke Rafer  
2) Cadet Brandon Strong  
3) Cadet Kurtis Henry
The Top Finishers for MSP Academy Class #145:
1) Former Cadet Colton Petry  
2) Former Cadet Alexander Workman
3) Lyle German
The Maryland Troopers Association team was also recognized as the team with the most participants and was given a banner to hang during our tailgate.  This is the 4th team award/ recognition the team has received in four years.
Special thanks to the Maryland Troopers Association for funding the team tailgate.  Retired Major / DJ Nick Paros and master chef Lt. Tim McDonald again for providing food and entertainment.  
Lieutenant Robert Hare
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