The Aquarium of Niagara welcomed 123 participants for Saturday morning’s Sea Lion Rescue Run 5K at Whirlpool State Park. The race benefits the aquarium’s 10 rescued seals and sea lions.
The fastest male runner was 15-year-old Nate Adams at 18:11. The fastest female runner was 24-year-old Shannon Gowen at 23:50.
Participants received free admission to the aquarium, where first- and second-place runners in 12 categories were recognized with awards that were actually painted by sea lions!