Another successful 5K for Kaye is in the books! The rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the volunteers or the runners of the 1-mile fun run and 5k. For the second year in a row, the overall winner was our very own Gatewood Sophomore, Jake Holloway. He took home this year’s prize with a winning time of 20:20. Click this link for the full results. Check out more pictures on the facebook page
How are those New Year’s Resolutions working out for you? Still on track? Maybe you need to make a resolution and haven’t gotten arou5kResults2018nd to it. No problem, we have a great goal for you to work toward. The 5K for Kaye is fast approaching and always makes a great starting point for your New Year’s Goals. It doesn’t matter if it’s your first 5k or you’re shooting for a PR, the 5k for Kaye is a great way to support Gatewood and remember one of Gatewood’s favorite alumni, Kaye Gregory Cheshire.
You can find a link to the registration form to the right. Read more about the race in the days leading up to it on Facebook by clicking here – https://www.facebook.com/pg/5KforKaye/photos/?ref=page_internal
Sunday, April 22, 2018
1-mile Fun Run 2:30 PM
5K Road Race 3:00 PM
Pre-registration by April 22, 2018 – $20 per individual
After April 12, 2018, and Race Day registration – $25 per individual
Anytime – $20 “no shirt” registration fee. Registration also available on active.com
T-Shirts guaranteed to pre-registered runners and as supplies last on race day
Rain or shine event / no refunds.
Awards: Overall and Masters male/female, overall Gatewood student male/female, overall Gatewood
Alumnus male/female and top finishers in age groups beginning with 8 and under to 75 and over. Fun Run
open to all ages. Prizes awarded to runners 10 and under.
Directions: From north of Eatonton – go south on US 441/US 129. Turn left on Madison Rd/US 441 Business Route/US
129. Turn Left onto High Street. Turn right onto Phillips Dr. From south of Eatonton – go north on US 441/GA 44. This
turns into US 441 BR, go through downtown Eatonton and turn right onto High St. Turn right onto Phillips Dr.
About Kaye Gregory Cheshire:
As a student at Gatewood, Kaye was a vital part of both athletics and academics. Kaye participated in basketball winning the region title in her 10th, 11th and 12th-grade years. The team won the state championship during her 11th-grade year. Kaye was selected to the All-Region team her 12th-grade year. Kaye was a member of the track team her 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th-grade years. During this time, the team won the region championship during her 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th-grade years and the state championship during her 8th, 9th and 10th-grade years. Kaye also participated in softball in the 11th and 12th grades. As a member of the Class of 1985, Kaye was an Honor Graduate and elected to the Gatewood Hall of Fame. Graduation was not the final legacy Kaye left at Gatewood. After having children, she and her
husband, Mark, returned to Eatonton so their children could attend Gatewood. Gatewood was not only blessed to have her children as students but also to have Kaye as a member of the faculty. Kaye’s legacy will continue live on at Gatewood, not only through her family and the lives of those she touched but with a building meant to inspire young girls to achieve their personal bests in all they do. Her children are Hope (Class of 2014), Ross (Class of 2017) and Caleb (Class of 2019).