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Colony Days Schedule of Events



Contest & Event Results:


2017 Colony Days Bed Races

1st Place - Community Bed Race Champions:  The Pain Gang

2nd Place:  The Okies

3rd Place: Greater Palmer Chamber of Commerce

Local Sports Legends Champions:  Palmer High School Football


2017 Colony Days Parade

Overall Winners:

1st - Colony High School Marching Band "Thee Northern Sound"

2nd - Palmer Elks Lodge #1842

3rd - Immanuel Baptist Church

Business Category:

Shear Fire Design

Public Safety Category:

Palmer Fire & Rescue

Family/Children/Pets Category:

Immanuel Baptist Church

Vehicle Category:

49th State Street Rodders

Royalty/Fraternal Category:

Pioneers of Alaska

Agriculture Category:

Rodeo Alaska

Music/Dance Category:

Colony High School Marching Band "Thee Northern Sound"

Community Service Organization Category:

Palmer Elks Lodge #1842

2017 Colony Days Slammin' Salmon Contest

Smoked Salmon:  Sabrena Combs

Entree:  Kristina Piper-Spelta

Appetizer:  Eileen Patterson

Side Dish:  Eileen Patterson

Soup/Chowder:  Kristina Piper-Spelta

Judges' Overall Favorite:  Sabrena Combs

People's Choice:  Sabrena Combs



2017 Colony Days Bill Mitchell Race

5K and Kids 1 Mile

Boys 14&U 1 Mile Run

  1. Greco, Kinan                
  2. Varys, Lincoln                   
  3. Fieser, Kodiak             
  4. Popowski, Parker                      
  5. Wright, Paxson                          
  6. Fieser, Elias                          

Girls 14&U 1 Mile Run

  1. Strabel, Siri
  2. Wright, Luci                                
  3. Varys, Alana                            

Boys 14&U 5000 Meter Run

  1. Wakaliuk, Hunter         
  2. Greco, Carter            
  3. Hilliard, Christopher     

Girls 14&U 5000 Meter Run

  1. Adams, Katie            

Men 15-19 5000 Meter Run

  1. Barsch, Daniel           
  2. Robertson, Lev           
  3. Hayes, Hunter            
  4. Jackson II, Terry        
  5. Horwath, Hudson           
  6. Henry, Colten           

Men 20-29 5000 Meter Run

  1. Mitchell, Braden        

Women 20-29 5000 Meter Run

  1. MacSwain, Claudia           

Women 30-39 5000 Meter Run

  1. Varys, Leslie                
  2. Carpenter, Coral             
  3. Henry, Kelli             
  4. Harmeling, Michele       
  5. Holt, Trina                

Men 40-49 5000 Meter Run

  1. Robertson, John              
  2. Hilliard, Michael          

Women 40-49 5000 Meter Run

  1. Greco, Christine             
  2. Fieser, Stacie               
  3. Adams, Terese             

Men 50-59 5000 Meter Run

  1. Bohrer, Mark          
  2. Colberg, Talis               
  3. MacSwain, Stevie          

Women 50-59 5000 Meter Run

  1. Colberg, Krystyna       

Men 60-99 5000 Meter Run

  1. Gibson, Terry            
  2. Hogan, Bill              
  3. Middeton, Tim              

Women 60-99 5000 Meter Run

  1. Kolivosky, Melinda       


2017 Colony Days Rhubarb Revival Contest

Baked Goods:

  1. Lori Luff (Sweetie Pies)
  2. Ailis Vann


  1. Samantha Twing
  2. Claire Michaud


  1. Merry Maxwell
  2. Susan Pougher

Jams and Jellies:

  1. Kit Kennedy
  2. Donna Fredrickson

Judges Favorite - $100 cash winner:

  1. Merry Maxwell




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