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Bessemer Hometown Run marks 34th year


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BESSEMER — Bessemer hosted their 34th annual Hometown Run on Saturday, with more than 250 participants gathering at Bessemer City Hall early in the morning to start the day off with a run, or perhaps a brisk stoll.

This year’s race had 256 racers sign up, including 25 people who walked the 2 mile or 10K with strollers, according to Lori Bennetts, one of the organizers of the event.

It takes quite a few hands on deck to handle the annual event, and Bennetts was extremely grateful for all the work the volunteers put in.

“We had well over 30 volunteers. Wit...