Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2016

Retired Collins Hill, Meadowcreek and Greater Atlanta Christian School wrestling coach Cliff Ramos poses for a photo with his family during the reception of the 2016 Gwinnett Sports Hall of Fame at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth.

Friends of longtime Gwinnett high school wrestling coach Cliff Ramos recently announced The Coach Cliff Ramos Legacy 5K, planned this summer as a way to honor Ramos as well as raise funds for the Pancreatic Cancer Network.

Ramos, a Gwinnett Sports Hall of Fame and National Wrestling Hall of Fame inductee, coached at Meadowcreek, Collins Hill, Greater Atlanta Christian and Mountain View, and had a 626-80 dual meet record with nine team state titles and 34 individual state champions in his coaching career. He died last October at 67 after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer.

The Coach Cliff Ramos Legacy 5K, a run/walk at Tribble Mill Park, is planned for Aug. 21. Sponsorships also are available. For more information or to sponsor the event, contact Rob Goldsmith at 678-960-4695 or rob@fundracers.org, or go online to coachramos5K.com.

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