COTTAGE GROVE - Hundreds rushed through the bright red Standing Strong archway the morning of May 19 for the sixth annual 5k at Hamlet Park.

Solomon Lankow, 15, rushed through the finish line first with a time of 20 minutes, 6 seconds. Julia Finch, 13, was the first female finisher with a time of 21:30.

The Standing Strong 5k raises money each year for anti-bullying programs at Oltman and Cottage Grove middle schools.