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4th annual Milestone Half Marathon and 10K raises money for charity

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POOLER, GA (WTOC) -

The Milestone Half Marathon and 10K run kicked off its fourth year in a row in Pooler at West Chatham Middle School raising money for local charities on Saturday, August 30th.

The run benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the family of Zackary Pritchett, the 7-year-old local boy in need of a kidney transplant.

Thirty volunteers helped out with the event as runners completed the route taking them to the from West Chatham Middle School to the Mitsubishi plant on Pine Meadow Drive and back.

The event prepares runners as they train for the Rock and Roll Marathon in November.

Olympic runner Gabriela Trana participated in the race and she was able to complete the half marathon within one hour and 26 minutes.

The Milestone Half Marathon and 10K raised 500 dollars for each of the charities involved with this run according to event coordinator Dan Pavlin.

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