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Arlington Runners Club assists local charity

Santa with race volunteers, front to back, Holly Sloan-Buchanan, Virginia Hatch, Bobbie Woodman and Jackie Wold, Saturday, Dec. 16, at the Stillaguamish Athletic Club -
Santa with race volunteers, front to back, Holly Sloan-Buchanan, Virginia Hatch, Bobbie Woodman and Jackie Wold, Saturday, Dec. 16, at the Stillaguamish Athletic Club
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The Arlington Runners Clubs inaugural Marine Corps Toys for Tots fun run entertained an estimated 100 people, Saturday, Dec. 16.
Greg Woodman, ARC president and founder, said the 5K, 10K and kid dashes went fabulously well, giving meaning to the more, the merrier holiday feeling.
The fun run began and finished at the Stillaguamish Athletic Club and the brave athletes followed a course around the Arlington Airport while raising money Toys for Tots.
Woodman said they were able to raise over $1,000 and collected over 50 new toys for the program.
Having Santa on hand lent a festive touch and brought happy smiles from parents and kids alike, he said.
About 20 children, ages two to 10, raced in kiddie dashes from 50 up to 100-yards and 80 adults completed either the 5K or 10K course around the airport.
ARC specializes in local charity race events throughout the year as well as weekly Saturday runs for runners and walkers.
The next scheduled event for ARC is a Walk and Roll Saturday, March 31, at Arlingtons Haller Park.
The Walk and Roll will benefit Eagle Wings for disable adults, and those interested may find click on www.arlngtonrunnersclub.org.

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