June 25, 2014 | Volume 101 / Number 26

Hundreds Run In Dam Race

Organizers Excited For Record Turnout

The 20th annual Longest Dam Race saw the most number of participants in the event's history according to Glasgow Chamber Executive Director Lisa Olk.

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Carin Barnett / For The Courier
Bridger and Colter Barnett, stride for stride for 2nd and 3rd place on the 1 mile run. (Colter on the left, Bridger on the right). Bridger took 2nd, Colter 3rd.

"We had 308 participants last year and this year we had 408," Olk said. "It was a very well attended event and I don't know what brought the people out, but we are excited for the turnout."

Olk said that the pre-registration was at 308 participants by noon Thursday. She also said that in previous years, the event does about $1,500 worth of sales the day of the race and they met that number as well.

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