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Annual Run for Food race in Chico breaks record
For the second year in a row, the annual Run for Food race in Chico set a record...
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Record turnout for annual Run for Food in Chico's Bidwell Park
Blue skies and moderate temperatures welcomed a record crowd at the 8th annual Run for Food on Thanksgiving...
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Record-breaking turnout marks annual Thanksgiving Day benefit run in Chico
They came to raise money for a good cause, they came to have fun, and they came to walk or run. And they came by the thousands...
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Editorial: Hits and misses
Hit - To think there were 100 people in the area who would wake up early Thanksgiving morning to run or walk through Bidwell Park for a good cause is amazing. But the fact that more than 4,000 runners did that for the Sixth Annual Run for Food 5K race...
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Run for Food in Chico benefits the Jesus Center
At about 8:30 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, Dillon Kiuttu, 10, wasn't thinking about turkey, stuffing or pie. He wasn't thinking about the drizzle getting his hair wet. It was all about running in Bidwell Park with his grandparents...
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Nearly 4,000 show for 'Run for Food' event
More than 3,890 runners and walkers braved the chilly weather to raise money for the Jesus Center during the 5-kilometer run that started just after 9 a.m. Thursday near the One Mile recreation area of Bidwell park.
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Run for Food gets a leg up from thousands
CHICO — A startlingly large crowd of runners packed lower Bidwell Park Thanksgiving morning, working up a hunger in the fight against hunger.
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Run for Food is new Thanksgiving Day tradition
On a brisk Thanksgiving morning, 1,864 people warmed up by exercising during the Second Annual Jesus Center Run for Food.
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Adapted From: Hits and misses -- Our take on the week in news
The Jesus Center's first ever Run for Food fundraiser was expected to draw a couple of hundred people to One-Mile Recreation Area Thanksgiving morning to run or walk five miles through Bidwell Park. Instead, a thousand showed up.
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Overwhelming Response Highlights Holiday Run
An expected 300 participants swelled to about 1,000 runners by the 9 a.m. start time Thursday for...Nearly 1,000 eager, beaming people began Thanksgiving Day by giving.
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Thanksgiving morning run to benefit Jesus Center
Run or walk the 5K Bidwell Park route and you will be more than ready to have a satisfying meal later. At the same time you will know that your entry fee will benefit the Jesus Center, the community's biggest meal provider for needy people.
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