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Saturday Race Kicked Off 2017 White Squirrel Festival - Brevard, NC

 

Last updated 5/31/2017 at 8:25pm

Dan Bennett

Runners took off from the starting line on Johnson Street next to the American Legion in downtown Brevard Saturday morning as part of the annual White Squirrel race. This year's race included 325 racers, ages 7 to 94. The race is organized by the Rotary Club of Brevard and sponsored by various local businesses.

The Rotary Club of Brevard was proud to again to host another successful White Squirrel 5K, 10K and Fun Run at the start of the White Squirrel festival on May 27.

Over 325 runners participated including racers ranging in ages 7 up to and including a 94-year-old woman.

Folks ran as individuals, as a group or as honored military.

Athletes were from all over, including North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Massachusetts, Virginia, Indiana, Georgia, Maryland, Louisiana, Tennessee, Ohio, New York, Montana and West Virginia.

Most of the runners participated in the 5K race, 63 in th...



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