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Turkey Trot' draws a Thanksgiving crowd

PERU - The Peru Lions Club hosted its 33rd annual John P. Adams Memorial Turkey Trot Nov. 25.

Co-organizer Jim McCarty Sr. said 567 people participated in the Thanksgiving Day event, which consisted of five-kilometer and 10-kilometer races and a one-mile fun run and walk.

"It was a cold day, but it was a good running day," said McCarty.

One-hundred thirty-eight participated in the 10K run, in which Logan Franks of Plattsburgh took first place in the men's division with a time of 35:11. Mary Kate Champagne, also of Plattsburgh, took home first place in the women's division with a time of 41:47.

The 5K run saw 333 people participate, with Robert Grim placing first in the men's division with a time of 16:20 and Cara Reilly took home first in her division with 20:47.

The event's one-mile fun run and walk had 96 participants, with Blake Altizer placing first in the men's division with a time of 5:58 and Ally Post placing first for the women's division with a time of 7:21.

(Editor's Note: Complete results may be found on-line at www.denpubs.com.)

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