Jingle Bell Runners Take Cold in Stride

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Frigid runners cross the finish line during last week’s race.

Frigid runners cross the finish line during last week’s race.

Youth was served at the 20th annual Jingle Bell Run on Saturday, a fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation. Cave Spring High School graduate Tim Smith, now running for the University of Richmond, finished first overall with a 5K time of 15:51.  His brother Andrew, now at Cave Spring, placed 6th. 15 year old Katie Fortner – a current Cave Spring student – was the top female finisher at 19:21. 1010 ran or walked the 3.1 mile course. (See more results at starcitystriders.com)