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Heroes Run and Wiener Dog Races

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Runners begin the first annual Heroes Run 5K through the streets of downtown.

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Lauren Malik, 12, left, her mother Holly Malik, center, and sister Lydia Malik, 11, of Monroe, Mich., cheer on their family member Trevor Malik, 9, as he heads toward the finish line in his first-ever 5k race.

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Owen Dennis, 6, of Perrysburg, gives it all as he races to the finish the first annual Heroes Run. Javier Martinez, right, who is with the USMC, encourages him on from behind.

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Staff Sgt. Dale Nelson, front, holds the 983rd Engineer Battalion flag, which is in Monclova, Ohio, as members of his battalion run to the finish line together.

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A merry-go-round set up in in International Park for the weekend's Red White Kaboom.

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Brittany Poole, left, of Maumee, holds 'Moxie' while Maria Lapoint, right, 6, tries to give her a smooch during the 2nd Annual Wiener Dog Races at International Park.

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'Moxie' sports an American flag and sits on the lap of owner Andrew Skeels awaiting the National Anthem before the races.

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Race founder and organizer Toni Gossard, left, and Adam Clay, right, watch as 'Larry' takes off during the Wiener Dog Races.

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Walleye Head Coach Nick Vitucci holds his puppy 'Canuck' after he competed the races.

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Linda Repka, of Toledo, celebrates after her dog 'Buddy' competes in the Wiener Dog Races.

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Rick Bodi, left, from Perrsyburg, holds 1 1/2-year-old 'Monty,' while event founder and organizer Toni Gossard, right, awards the dog the first place in the adult category for dogs age 1 and older that run 35 feet.

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