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Needham sprints to Great Bear Run

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[caption id="attachment_33372" align="alignright" width="300"]Race Director John Hrones with Great Bear (Ted Strollo). Race Director John Hrones with Great Bear (Ted Strollo).[/caption] Over 900 runners ages 1 to 86 from 50 towns and as far away as New Jersey gathered on Sunday, May 19, for the...
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Great Bear Run planned for May 19

On Sunday, May 19, the Needham Youth Track Club is sponsoring the 29th running of the Great Bear Run, a road race for all ages. There is a 5K run (10:30 a.m.), 1 Mile Run and Prostate Walk (12:15 p.m.), events for children including 400 meter (age 7-14) – 2:15 p.m., 200 meter (age 6)...
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Great Bear Run attracts all ages

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Over 1,000 runners ages 1 to 86 from 50 towns and as far away as Florida gathered on Sunday, May 20, for the 28th annual running of the Needham Youth Track Club’s Great Bear Run at Pollard School. This year’s Fun Walk/Run was named in memory for Char Sidell, Broadmeadow’s beloved librarian. The...
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Great Bear Run results

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Over 1400 runners and walkers from 68 towns from age 11 months old to 77 years young gathered on Sunday, May 15 for the 26th annual running of the Needham Youth Track Club’s Great Bear Run at Pollard School. Dan Vassallo of Peabody doubled by capturing the 5K run in 15:21 and...
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Annual Great Bear Run brings delight

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by Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff As the runners, some as young as five or six, come down Harris Avenue, spectators line the side of the road. An announcer calls out names and words of encouragement over a PA system. Spectators cheer and shout from the sides of the street. "Come on, come on!" "Let's go!"...
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