Branden Heinke

Nearly 300 participate in Run for Reef races

Nearly 300 participate in Run for Reef races

A long line of runners and walkers barreled down Gulf Boulevard Saturday during the Run for the Reef 5K and 10K races. Overcast skies and a slight breeze took the edge off a warm morning for a race. Two of the four first-place honors went to out-of-towners. Specifically, 13-year-old Zoe Garcia took the women’s 5K overall award back […]

Heinke turns love of running into success story

Heinke turns love of running into success story

Branden Heinke comes walking onto the Navarre track late Thursday morning carrying a handful of medals. They serve as reminders of all he has accomplished this summer running AAU track with Golden Elite Track and Field Club out of Pensacola. Once upon a time the rising Raider junior couldn’t have imagined being this successful in […]

Master runner wins Raider Day 5K

Master runner wins Raider Day 5K

A 44-year-old electronic engineer outsprinted two high school runners Saturday for the win at the second annual Raider Day five-kilometer race. Defending champion Michael Baker broke the tape first, followed by Navarre sophomore Braden Heinke, after more than a mile of surges and side-by-side duels. Read the full article in the April 25 issue of Navarre Press. Visit […]