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Pumpkin Run draws big crowd

Participants in Saturday’s 16th annual Pumpkin Run & Walk were greeted with a beautiful brisk morning for the 5K race, which started and ended at Cloquet’s Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College. A total of 211 runners and walkers finished the oldest Halloween-themed race in northern Minnesota.

Race participants celebrated the theme of the Pumpkin Run by wearing creative costumes or orange and black clothing. Competition was keen for the coveted Best Costume awards, with the winners covering a range of characters including an elaborate butterfly costume, a large group of M&Ms, a team of cats...

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