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Mississippi River Run to take off this weekend

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HANNIBAL, Mo. (WGEM) -

The 8th Annual Mississippi River Run is set to kick off over the weekend.

On Saturday, the 24th, runners and walkers will pass over the Mississippi River via the Mark Twain Memorial Bridge, either during a 10K run or 5.5 run/walk. Participants can still register for the race until 7:40 Saturday morning, with the race beginning at 8 AM.

374 people participated in last year's event, which originated to help raise awareness about cardiovascular disease.

 

 

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