The Burch family leads many people during the 3rd Annual Leonard C. Burch Walk/Run Wednesday, Dec. 10 at the SunUte Community Center.
Participants sign in to either walk the 1K or run in the 5K portions of the LCB Walk/Run.
Chris Walkers pins a number to one of his two sons before the walk/run began.
Leonora Burch, Lena Galleogos, Leora Lucero, and Leona Burch all daughters of the late Leonard C. Burch smile as they get ready for a beautiful day honoring their father.
Acting Chairman, Melvin Baker gives the welcome and opening remarks at the 3rd Annual Leonard C. Burch Walk/Run held at SunUte Community Center Wednesday, Dec. 10.
Leona Burch is joined by many getting warmed up with some Zumba before facing the beautifully chilly weather outside.
Participants stretch before the 1K walk, and the 5K run, elders were given the option to walk inside the gymnasium as well.
Mrs. Irene Burch and Edward Box III start this years 3rd Annual Leonard C. Burch Walk/Run. Mr. Box had the honor of carrying the staff that Mr. Burch carried so many times while he was chairman of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe.
The Burch family, and Edward Box III, carrying the family staff, lead the way down the hill behind SunUte.
Who’s walking who? Byron Chavarillo and family members enjoy the crisp air during the walk portion of the LCB walk/run.
Selena Cook (left) and Lorelyn Hall run during the 5K portion of the LCB walk/run.
Lakota TwoCrow, right, runs along side the hundreds of people who came out in the unusually beautiful weather to enjoy the 3rd Annual Leonard C. Burch Walk/Run on Wednesday, Dec. 10.
Clay Seibel smiles as he follows Ocean Hunter during the 5k run for this year’s Leonard C. Burch Walk/Run.
Elliot Hendren and Dr. Julianna Reece run in this years 5k LCB Walk/Run.
David Boyd and Gary Alires keep in stride during the LCB run.
Tribal Elder, Ula Gregory pumps her fist leading the way for many of the participants and giving moral support to others.
After enjoying the crisp clean morning air participants lined up to enjoy some healthy snacks provided by Shining Mountain Diabetes Program.
Anthony from the Southern Ute Community Action Programs thanks the Burch family for his gift he was awarded.
Timothy Paiz held by his mother Juana Hendren, won a free round of kids bowling, one of the prizes awarded by the Burch family after the walk/run.
From elder to another, community members all shared in the days walk/run and some won gifts from the Burch family.
Irene Burch, wife of the late Leonard C. Burch grabs a handful of names for the day off with pay award.