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Circle of Life run walk coming up

Petersburg residents will gather at Sandy Beach Saturday morning to run and walk in support of cancer survivors and in memory of lost loved ones. The second-annual Circle of Life Run-Walk is a fundraiser to support local cancer patients, like the Beat the Odds event which takes place in the fall. Matt Lichtenstein spoke with Circle of Life supporters Carin Christensen and Pia Reilly:
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Registration is from 8 to 9:15 Saturday morning. The run-walk begins at 9:30. You can pre-register at Lee’s Clothing. Its 20 dollars for adults and 10 dollars for kids. All the proceeds benefit the local Beat the Odds program, which helps provide support for cancer patients in Petersburg.

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