Runners cross the finish line at Steel Magnolia Shuffle


The Service League of Natchitoches hosted the Steel Magnolia Shuffle July 16.The run began and ended at the Prudhomme-Roque house and the route led runners through the downtown area. Proceeds will be used to promote community service in Natchitoches. Cheerleaders at St. Mary’s Catholic School volunteered their time to hold directional signs and cheer the runners on along the race route.

1 mile: CortNassif – 2nd place, Andrew Kautz – 1st place and Peter Kautz – 3rd place

12 and under 5K: Jiaqu Yi – 1st place and Karagan – Hopkins 2nd place


Female 5K: Liz Lewing – 1st place, Abigail Gardner – 2nd place and Kelli Todd – 3rd place

Male 5K: Justin Hopkins – 1st place, Daniel Urnutia- 2nd place and GabrieFerreyro – 3rd place