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Annual run will change course

Thursday, July 22, 2010

SIKESTON -- To mark its fifth year, the annual Rodeo Run will take on a new course.

For the first time, the Aug. 7 5K run will begin at the Sikeston Depot and wind through downtown Sikeston.

"The whole idea of having the rodeo parade downtown (on Aug. 14) kind of sparked this idea," said Garth Fuchs, program director at the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce, which sponsors the run. "It's such a hot time of year, and we think the downtown route will offer scenery and a cooler route."

Mandy Newton, who plans to participate in the run for the second time this year, agreed.

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