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250 runners take part in Daffodil Fun Run, 5K

About 250, ranging from kindergartners to some ages 50 and above, participated in the 1-Mile Fun Run and Gloucester Rotary 5K race, held on Sunday, April 12, the second day of the Gloucester Daffodil Festival.

This year’s races were moved back to the Gloucester Village and run on Ware House Road starting at the Main Street intersection. Last year’s events were run along trails of Beaverdam Park.

As in past years, Petsworth Elementary School claimed the Rotary trophy for the largest number of participants—115 including 67 students. Truly a family fun event, teachers, parents and other family members were encouraged to participate.

Some with various disabilities used walkers, several very young, rode in strollers or on the shoulders of a parent. Such was the case of two-month- old Boston Lee in a stroller pushed by his father, Jarrett Lee, with 3-year- old brother, Bryton, riding on their father’s shoulders. Lee family members were part of the Petsworth conting...

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