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Endurance race ready to test your will
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Get ready to run or walk for a really long time.

An 8 Hour Endurance Run/ Walk has been scheduled for Saturday, June 11 at Nunley Stadium from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for Relay for Life.

Event organizer Monica Moore says competitions like this one are called “ultra races” and she has advertised it online on sites which are frequented by ultra athletes.

“Getting an ultra race in McMinnville is a big thing,” said Moore. “You usually have to travel quite a ways to find one. There are some people who will run the entire time, but you don’t have to. Some people will run a marathon and then stop. Some people will run and walk till noon. It doesn’t matter. You can stop whenever you want.” For those determined to fight to the finish, there will be awards for top male, top female, and top relay team. Competitors can enter individually for $75, or as a two-person relay team for $145. On the relay team, one person can run or walk while the other rests.

Just scan in the QR code to your right for easy access to the registration website.

A food ticket for a meal is given to each person who registers. All participants will also receive a T-shirt and medal.

There will be misting fans and aid stations available throughout the event.