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  • Local half-marathon charity event to help children

  • The first annual Run for the Children Half-Marathon will be held April 27 in Eldon. The course is 13.1 miles winding through the city streets of Eldon. There will be a four-hour time limit to complete the race.
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  • The first annual Run for the Children Half-Marathon will be held April 27 in Eldon. The course is 13.1 miles winding through the city streets of Eldon. There will be a four-hour time limit to complete the race.
    All finishers will receive an event medal and T-shirt. Plaques will be given to top male and female finisher. Special medals will be given to top three finishers in each age group. Age groups are 16-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60 and 60 and older. An award ceremony will be held at the pocket park located near the finish line on Maple Street.
    Must be at least 16 years old to run. Entry fee is $50 through March 30 or $60 after.
    Call Christy Kidwell at 573-280-7515 for more information or go to www.eldonchamber.com for an entry form.
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