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Published: Tuesday, 6/15/2010

5th Pickle Chase event to step off June 26

BLOOMDALE, Ohio — For the fifth year, the Pickle Chase 5K and Bell Pepper Fun Run is to take off June 26 from Elmwood High School.

The run is a fund-raiser in memory of Bowling Green lawyer Jodie Stearns, an avid runner and pickle farmer hit by a car and killed in January, 2006, while jogging near her southern Wood County home.

Registration begins at 7 a.m. at the high school, 7650 Jerry City Rd. The 5K run/walk begins at 8:30 a.m. and the fun run at 9:15 a.m.

Proceeds will benefit the Cocoon Shelter in Bowling Green, the Jodie Stearns/Tom Waldock Scholarship Fund at Elmwood, and the new track fund at Elmwood. For more information, visit pick le chase5k.org.

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