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Marathon sets records in perfect weather

Modified: Tuesday, Jun 4th, 2013

Runners dash from the starting line of the 2013 Newport Marathon. A record setting field of 1,012 entrants registered for this year's 15th running of the third largest marathon in Oregon. (Photo by Steve Card)

With perfect weather and a record field of more than 1,000 participants, not even high school graduation or baseball could put a damper on the 15th running of the Newport Marathon, held last Saturday, June 1.

The annual event, hosted by the Newport Booster Club as a fundraiser for athletic programs throughout Lincoln County, was described by race director Tom Swinford as “the best year yet.”

For the complete article see the 06-05-2013 issue.

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