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Grandad Half Marathon brings big crowd to La Crosse

Nearly 3,500 people participated in the event

Grandad Half Marathon brings crowd to city

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - Great weather and good running brought out a crowd to La Crosse's Grandad Bluff Half Marathon.

The 6th annual race started out Saturday morning with runners, walkers, and bikers. Along with the half marathon, the Coulee Region Bike Tour and 3 Rivers 5K brought out entire families for a day of races. Nearly 3,500 people participated in the weekend's events.

Here are the total numbers from the events:

  • 5K Run/ Walk   767

  • Half Marathon   1220

  • Half Marathon Relay  150

  • Bike Tours  96

  • Running Time Trial  39

  • Youth Races   322

  • Omnium   840

Proceeds raised by the event will benefit the St. Clare Health Mission, Special Recreation of La Crosse and the Youth Enrichment Association. On Tuesday, May 13, event organizers will hold a check presentation to reveal the amount of money raise

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