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Ware students contribute art to RE Strong Run

Students and staff from Ware Academy have been working on creating 96 works of art for the upcoming RE Strong Run, which will be held on Saturday, April 16, at Hewick Plantation in Urbanna. The students, ranging from pre-school to eighth grade, are painting and decorating RE Strong hearts that will be awarded to age category winners during the race.

“We are so grateful for the support of Ware Academy and couldn’t be more proud to award our age category race winners with these beautiful works of art from the children in Linda Brent’s class,” said RE Strong Run race director Rachel Sanders.

The event celebrates the life of Ruth Ellen Hurley and all who have battled cancer, a release stated. Hurley was an active Ware Academy board member and mother of three children who attended the school.  She died from breast cancer in 2014. The third annual RE Strong Run presented by Anthem features 5K and 10K courses, and the Revere Gas Fun Run. Runners and walkers prog...

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