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Annual half-marathon raises money for needy veterans
Litchfield.bz (11-18-19)


 

Marilyn Plaskiewicz of Torrington sings the national anthem while race director Beth Murphy stands at attention. BZ photos

The annual Hillacious Half-Marathon was held Saturday and drew 103 runners for a 13.1-mile race that started and finished at American Legion Post 27 in Litchfield. Proceeds from the race benefit needy veterans in the area. Beth Murphy of Litchfield was the director of the race and was assisted by several volunteers.

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Members of the First Litchfield Artillery Regiment fire their cannon.

A cloud a smoke from the First Litchfield Artillery cannon envelops runners at the start.

Race volunteers with the Planter's Peanuts mascot who showed up are, from left, Sue Clock, Nadine Pratt, Rosie Cockburn and Jeff Pratt.

Jeff Pratt gets friendly with the Planter's Peanut mascot.

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