Burns family runs in KC ‘Race for cure

Bob and Patsy Watkins, rural Burns, traveled to Kansas City Aug. 12th to attend the 2007 Susan G. Komen Kansas City Race for the Cure.

Their son and daughter-in-law, Jon and Karen Watkins, participated in the 5-kilometer competitive race, in which Karen placed first in the female division with a time of 19 minutes, 27 minutes.

Patsy Watkins and her sister, Judy Langhofer of Cassoday, walked the 5K event in memory of their mother, Rachel Teter.

More than 20,000 participants raised more than $800,000 for breast cancer research.