Above, participants in the Spark Your Heart 5K Walk/Run cross the footbridge in Bend's Old Mill District on Wednesday morning near the beginning of the race. In attached photo, competitors run along the Deschutes River Trail.
Bend's Santiago Ocariz was first overall among 444 timed finishers, completing the course in 17 minutes, 3 seconds. Peter Christof, of Bend, took second for the men in 17:28, while Tyler Jones, also of Bend, finished third in 17:57.
Allison Maxson, of Tacoma, Wash., was the first female finisher and fifth overall in 18:09. Bend's Ashley Maton and Piper McDonald were second and third among females, both in 19:25.
Spark Your Heart was a fundraiser for the Children's Heart Fund of the St. Charles Foundation. For results, see Scoreboard.