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373 take part in Hometown Run

BESSEMER – The 28th annual Bessemer Hometown Run held on Saturday as part of the Bessemer Blast 2016 once again blended good race competition with a chance to bond and reminisce with old friends as well as making new friendships.

Temperatures at race time were near perfect (although there will always be complaints that weather conditions are either too hot or too cold).

Some 373 runners/walkers participated in the 10K runs and 2 mile run/walks.

"We had 300 two mile participants and 73 10K participants," race director Lori Bennetts said. "It was another highly successful race and a great day to...