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Fun Run sees record numbers
Jacob Carrigan, left, and Anne Hunter Myers were the overall winners of the 5K Fun Run. Carrigan received the Danny Stubblefield Memorial Trophy for taking top honors. - photo by Photo provided
A record number of participants took part in the 30th Annual Stars and Stripes Fun Run Monday in downtown McMinnville.Over 300 competitors took part in a number of events, headlined by the 5K run. For the second straight year, Nashville resident Jacob Carrigan claimed the overall title in the 3.2- mile run which took runners from Court Square to the Civic Center and back to Main Street.Carrigan, 30, completed the course in a near-record time of 16:42, nearly three minutes faster than his nearest competitor. Anne Hunter Myers, 32, was the overall female winner, turning in a time of 20:09.Carrigan is no stranger to victory at the Stars and Stripes Fun Run.