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Fun Run Fireworks
Close finish, proposal highlight 5K
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Jason McVey, left, edged out Fernando Greene for the top spot in Friday's race. McVey's time was 17 minutes, 35 seconds. - photo by Jeffery Simmons
The 33rd annual Stars and Stripes Fun Run had a little bit of everything. There was a photo finish, a family reunion and even a marriage proposal.For the second time in three years, Jason McVey turned in the top time at the Fourth of July 5K, but he was the second-most excited person crossing the finish Friday morning. The top honor belonged to Cora Lee, who was greeted by Zach Youngblood kneeling on one knee when she crossed the line.Crying tears of joy – most likely due to the proposal and not finishing the 5K – Lee accepted Youngblood’s proposal and leapt into his arms as her family looked on.