The Sgt. Steven Meredith 5K Fun Run held on Jan. 11 was deemed a success by all participants.
According to planner Amanda Mason, about 300 people were expected, but so many people arrived on Saturday morning that the event ran out of runners tags and had to use envelope labels to make up the lack. She estimated around 330 people attended.
“We had Border Patrol come by the busload the night before,” Mason said.
Meredith was injured in the line of duty on Oct. 21, 2013 when he was helping with traffic control on Hwy. 285 while New Mexico State Police conducted an investigation. A commercial vehicle plowed Login to read more