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Around 320 students participate in the annual Mini-Marathon Monday.

Parents and teachers from and gathered to watch students run in the annual Mini-Marathon Monday.

Members of the Chatham High cross country team helped guide and encourage Lafayette students along the 2.6-mile course, which started at Lafayette Avenue School, looped around Longwood, Washington and Fairview Avenues and finished back on the school green.

The race is noncompetitive: Every participant gets the same medal, and there are no awards given for time or placements.

Chair Megan LePore said the Mini-Marathon Committee is "still finalizing the expenses [from the race.] Registration was done online this year for the first time."

LePore said the total profit is estimated at $1,500, with donations going to the and the Lafayette Avenue School Parent Teacher Organization.

LePore said 323 students participated in the race.

Sponsors of the Mini-Marathon include Triple Win Sales, , Mangia Breads, , Nutritional Harmony, and . Vitals.com provided water bottles for each runner and Kings Supermarket donated after race oranges.


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