Off and running: More than 1,300 compete in Kids Bloomin’ Mile

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Posted: May 3, 2014

The Winchester Star

Runners in the 12- to 14-year-old division raise their hands to show they are paying attention before the start of their race at Friday’s Kids Bloomin’ Mile. Patrick Northrup (1607) and Sydney Staples (1518) would be the top boy and girl finishers in the race.
Runners take off at the start of the 8- to 9-year-old race in the 11th annual Kids Bloomin’ Mile on Friday.
Berryville’s Josie Gray, 7, breaks through the tape at the finish line to win the 7-and-under division with a time of 7:37.

WINCHESTER — Almost on cue the wind made pink blossoms fall from the trees like confetti at the finish line for the 1,419 kids entered in the 11th annual Kids Bloomin’ Mile Friday afternoon.


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