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Weekend 5K & Orchestra As Part of Performing Arts Summer Music Festival : 7.20.09

[ 0 ] July 20, 2009 |
Photos By Paul Purpura : ©2009 www.NelsonCountyLife.com : Folks participating in Sunday's 5K Walk-Run at Wintergreen take off in the race. Click any photo to enlarge.

Photos By Paul Purpura : ©2009 www.NelsonCountyLife.com : Folks participating in Sunday's 5K Walk-Run at Wintergreen take off in the race. Click any photo to enlarge.

Wintergreen
Nelson County, Virginia

The Summer Weather could have been better for the 5K Walk-Run Sunday, hosted by Wintergreen Performing Arts. It just one of over 200 events that continues until August 2nd. Our Paul Purpura grabbed these shots from the race and other events taking place over the weekend as part of the festival.

This little fellow is not sure if he wants to walk or run the 5K!

This little fellow is not sure if he wants to walk or run the 5K!

49 year old Jonathon Perrotto came in first with a time of 20:10 in the men’s category. 29 year old Anja Zass placed first in the women’s category with a time of 23:36.
You can see all of the results by clicking here.

Anja Zass receives an award for coming in first in the women's competition as well as setting a new course record for the 5K at Wintergreen.

Anja Zass receives an award for coming in first in the women's competition as well as setting a new course record for the 5K at Wintergreen.

Well over 50 people participated in Sunday's race held at Wintergreen Resort.

Well over 50 people participated in Sunday's race held at Wintergreen Resort.

Earlier in the weekend The WPA Festival Orchestra entertained the crowd with a Saturday night performance as part of the festival.

Earlier in the weekend The WPA Festival Orchestra entertained the crowd with a Saturday night performance as part of the festival.

Paul tells us Saturday’s performance was sponsored by Don & Jan Burland, and, Fred & Jane Dalldorf, featuring the works of Joseph Haydn, Sir Edward Elgar, Samuel Barber, Richard Wagner and Benjamin Britten.

Guest Conductor Steven Osgood at Saturday night's performance.

Guest Conductor Steven Osgood at Saturday night's performance.

Soprano Caroline Worra chats informally with the crowd at Saturday night's WPA event.

Soprano Caroline Worra chats informally with the crowd at Saturday night's WPA event.

Learn much more about the WPA Summer Music Festival by heading on over to www.wintergreenperformingarts.org

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