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St. Jude hosts Quincy to Peoria run


QUINCY (WGEM) -- About 130 people are on the run for St. Jude.

The 6th annual Quincy to Peoria Run for St. Jude got started at 5:30 Friday afternoon from downtown Quincy.

The runners will take turns in the next 24 hours running relay style all the way to Peoria, that's about 130 miles.  They're accompanied by a caravan of RV's and safety vehicles.

They'll arrive at the Peoria Civic Center for the annual St. Jude telethon.

The runners hope to raise more than 50-thousand dollars for St. Jude Children's Hospital.

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