An uphill effort to raise money for Marion schools

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DammRunTop3 001 With temperatures in the low 40s, a trio of front-runners in the 5-kilometer Dam Run for Education Race at Marion County Lake charge up the long hill along the lake?s south side Saturday. Pictured from right are Mike Moran of Marion, Kelly Linnens of Hillsboro and 10-year-old Seth Lanning of Marion, who went on to cross the finish line first.

DammRunStart994 The event, organized as a fundraiser by the Parents Advisory Council for Marion Middle School, also offered a 1-mile fun run (pictured below at the start). Organizers said around 134 people had pre-registered.

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