Fusion Girls Soccer Club sweeps top female finishes in inaugural Lam Research Heart and Soles 5K.
On a wet and blustery morning, Fusion Girls Soccer Club swept all three female first place categories at the inaugural Lam Research Heart and Soles 5k race. Sponsored by Lam Research and the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation, the event was established to fund salad bars for K-8 schools in Santa Clara County. Over the next three years, the Lam Research Heart & Soles 5K will raise funds to establish salad bars in 100 schools.
The race was held on Feb 8th at Hellyer Park in San Jose. Katie Fenner 9, 2013 Fusion U9 Premier, took 1st female in the 9 and under age group finishing 88th overall with a time of 26:55. Jackie Fenner 11, 2013 Fusion U12 Premier, won both the 10-13 female age group and was the women’s overall champion. Jackie finished 16th in the race with a time of 21.05. The race was won by Jake Egley of Walnut Creek with a time of 16:27. 497 people participated in the race, including 280 females.
Jackie and Katie both credit their strong showing to the Club Fusion’s rigorous training in 2013 with a special shout out to their respective coaches Uri Robledo and Matt Caution.