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Photo: Swimmer to be honored

Posted: October 5, 2012 - 12:08am
Savannah Cayce is shown at the Dimond Park Aqauatics Center pool last season. Sunday's 4th Annual Hasty Half Marathon, 5K and 1-Mile Walk will be run this year in honor of Savannah Cayce and donations will be raised for her memorial fund. Cayce, a 16-year-old JDHS swimmer was killed in a tragic accident on Auke Lake, this June. Hasty Half race participants will meet at Sandy Beach at 9 a.m. to get runners checked in. Half Marathon runners will be shuttled to the race start at Outer Point at 9:30 a.m., and the half marathon will begin at 10 a.m. This is a fun run and is not officially timed, so runners should bring their own watches if they want to note their finish. Support stations will be set up at 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11-mile points and will have water, Gatorade and an assortment of Cliff Shot Blocks and Shot Gel. Runners may wish to carry their own preferred supplements. Volunteers are needed for support stations and food set up at the beach. A fire and snacks will be available after the events. For more information contact Sandee at aksandee@hotmail.com or at 723-2360. Those unable to make the run but want to make a donation to the Savannah Cayce Memorial Fund, you may do so through Wells Fargo, account number 5689091584.   Courtesy of Cayce family
Courtesy of Cayce family
Savannah Cayce is shown at the Dimond Park Aqauatics Center pool last season. Sunday's 4th Annual Hasty Half Marathon, 5K and 1-Mile Walk will be run this year in honor of Savannah Cayce and donations will be raised for her memorial fund. Cayce, a 16-year-old JDHS swimmer was killed in a tragic accident on Auke Lake, this June. Hasty Half race participants will meet at Sandy Beach at 9 a.m. to get runners checked in. Half Marathon runners will be shuttled to the race start at Outer Point at 9:30 a.m., and the half marathon will begin at 10 a.m. This is a fun run and is not officially timed, so runners should bring their own watches if they want to note their finish. Support stations will be set up at 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11-mile points and will have water, Gatorade and an assortment of Cliff Shot Blocks and Shot Gel. Runners may wish to carry their own preferred supplements. Volunteers are needed for support stations and food set up at the beach. A fire and snacks will be available after the events. For more information contact Sandee at aksandee@hotmail.com or at 723-2360. Those unable to make the run but want to make a donation to the Savannah Cayce Memorial Fund, you may do so through Wells Fargo, account number 5689091584.
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