In Memoriam of

~ Eric Robert Sears ~

1986 - 2004

"Life is an Adventure"

CHS Cross Country Team 2003

About Eric 
Memorial Run 


2013 5k Run
1. Jeff Shaeffer 14:47
2. Okwaro Raura 14:56
3. Glenn Racz 14:59
1. Lauren Roberts 19:36
2. Patrice Fernald 19:44
3. Natalie North-Cole 20:01
2012 5k Run/Walk
1. Chris Towle 15:44
2. Allen Nielson 16:55
3. Marshall Varano 17:47
1. Megan Carrol 19:24
2. Lauren Roberts 20:23
3. Hanna Moore 22:10
2011 5k Run/Walk
1. David Edwards 14:24
2. Glenn Racz 15:05
3. David Kloz 15:27
1. Jessica Brothers 17:07
2. Nina Miller 17:32
3. Ashlee Inman 18:20
2010 5k Run/Walk
1. Dave Edwards 14:58
2. Glenn Racz 15:08
3. David Kloz 15:37
1. Alicia Yerman 17:48
2. Brooke Rohner 18:45
2. Harper Cleves 18:45
2009 5k Run/Walk
1. Chris Brewer 14:39
1. Collin Jarvis 14:39
3. Brian Culley 15:33
1. Joey Bonfiglio 16:56
2. Harper Cleves 17:48
3. Erica Zambon 18:27
2008 5k Run/Walk
1. Ryan Withall 15:26
2. James Fieberg 15:47
3. David Kloz 15:52
1. Harper Cleves 18:00
2. Emma Abrahampson 19:22
3. Alexis Aran 19:38
2007 5k Run/Walk
1. Ryan Withall
2. Sean Birren
3. Chris Hopfeld
1. Melissa Kloz
2. Kirsten Moore
3. Harper Cleves
2006 5k Run/Walk
1. Ryan Withall
2. James Fieberg
3. Casper Jacobson
1. Mackenzie Cartin
2. Amy Morales
3. Jennifer O'Connell
2005 5k Run/Walk
1. James Fieberg
1. Madeline Ramirez

2013 5K Run/Walk
Saturday August 24

Top Finishers from the 2013 ESF Run

If you were not able to make the run but would still like to contribute to the Eric Sears Memorial Scholarship Fund, you can do so by donating via paypal. T-Shirts are offered to any contribution of $20 or more.(T-shirts offered while supplies last. Please specify size(s) in the paypal notes section)

Photos from the 2013 run can be viewed here.

Top three finishers of the 2012 Run with Tom and Wendy Sears


Live music by The Kevin McCarty Concept

On Your Mark... Get Set... Go!!!

Sibling rivalry at its best

Three of our scholarship recipients: Michael, Rebecca and Erica Zambon.

Jazzercise warms up the 300 plus run/walk participants

A few of the scholarship recipients, race day August 18, 2007.

Scholarship Recipients


Emily Oetting
Cornell University

Destiny Girley
San Diego State University

Kaitlin Large
UC Santa Barbara

Rusty Mendoza
San Diego State University


Joseph Clanor

Rebekan Chung
San Diego State University

Ciara Turner


Andrew Richardson
Cal State San Marcos

Ariel Knepper
San Diego State University

Samantha Gordon

Hanna Moore
University of Oregon


Conner Schwerdtfeger
Chapman University

Rebecca Zambon
University of Indiana

Kelsey Moyer
St. John's University

Kaylie Belk
CSU San Francisco


Alex Quaco
CSU Chino

Lauren Wickham
Arizona State University

Josh Settles
UC San Diego

Cecilia Beauchamp
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo


Courtney Hann
UC Berkeley

Kirsten Moore
Western Washington University

Sophie Hoyle
Mira Costa College

Megan Reiner
University of Michigan



Michael Zambon
Saint Joseph's College, IN

Lauren Williams
UC Berkeley

Michael Gero
San Diego State University

Kalina Nasim
San Diego State University



Adam Morales
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Erica Zambon
CSU Sonoma

Ryan Withall
Columbia University, NY

Corinne Crockett



Jordan Ahle
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Kara Diero
CSU San Marcos

Korey Moore
Palomar College

Colleen O'Connell
NY Fashion Institute

home course

BBQ fish tacos by the Cynthia Lane chefs

1st man and 2nd women finishers 2007.



The Eric Sears Foundation is fortunate to award Eric's scholarship to deserving students. To continue funding these scholarships Eric's family, friends, the Carlsbad Optimist Club and CHS Cross Country Boosters sponsor this 5K Run / Walk. Proceeds support scholarships to Carlsbad High School graduating students and the CHS Cross Country team.

Eric Sears Memorial 5k Run / Walk

Read Eric's Laws of Life contest essay, "A New View of Things", in which he
reflected upon his personal values.

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