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Racing to Help Others

Racing to Help Others

Some 1,100 people participated in the Rev3 Run Rogue 5K and 1K, Saturday, March 23, at Fairfax Corner, raising an estimated $10,000 each for Life with Cancer and Accelerated Brain Cancer Cure.

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From left are Roseann Doughtery and brain-cancer patients Anya Zvorsky and BethAnn Telford before the 1K event. Telford ran in Anya’s honor.

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At the 1K starting line for the Rev3 Run Rogue 5K and 1K, Saturday, March 23, are brain-cancer patients Tara Sankner (pink shirt) and Fair Lakes’s BethAnn Telford; behind them is Tara’s mom, Tammy. Tara’s a second-grader at Lees Corner Elementary. More photos, page 5.

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Manning the donation table for Tara Sankner and Accelerated Brain Cancer Cure are Billy Freesmeier and Sharon Ricciardi of Main Street Bank.

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And they’re off: Runners begin the Rev3 Run Rogue 5K race.

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Josef Tessema, 24, of Springfield won the 5K in 15:08. He coaches distance running at Lee High School and runs about 95 miles/week.