Runners battle each other, big course at United Way
NEWTON — More than 1,000 boys and girls cross-country runners competed Wednesday at the 21st Annual United Way Unifour Invitational at Southside Park.
The course for this year’s event was extended an extra 80-100 meters to make it a true 5K race.
Runners participated in five races, including one mixed open race, two invitational races and two championship races.
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