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Corunna's Wright, Freeman Among First to Cross Owosso Glow 5k Finish Line

Good Friends, Evie Wright and Simon Freeman, Both Nabbed First Place Rankings in the 2018 Owosso Glow 5k

Posted by Uplift Shiawassee at 5:05pm 11/26/18

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Evie Wright, left, and Simon Freeman, right/Uplift Shiawassee photo

Samuel Darling of Muskegon ran his first Owosso Glow 5K this year and, of the 160 participants -- the most ever, organizers say -- was the first across the finish line. Minutes later, Evie Wright of Corunna was the second runner across the finish line.

Darling was in town visiting relatives and decided to participate in this year's run.

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Samuel Darling, 2018 Owosso Glow 5k winner/Uplift Shiawassee photo

Darling crossed the finish line at the 18:28.4 mark. Wright followed at 20.38.1, and just after crossing the finish line, backtracked down the route a bit to cheer on her good friend, Simon Freeman, also of Corunna, who crossed the finish line at 23:11.9. Freeman took first place in the M 15-19 division. Wright took first Overall for women.

The Glow 5k was immediately followed by the Glow Parade and the lighting of the Christmas tree, the city's largest ever, standing at 37 feet, it was announced.

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02. A Hazzard County Christmas

Josh Strickland talks with Pastor Steve Rau from Shiawassee Harvest Church about the church's holiday concert event featuring the stars of the hit TV show The Dukes of Hazzard, and how it came together.

11.20.18

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01. Sheriff BeGole's Farm

Josh Strickland talks with Sheriff BeGole about his barn project along with a variety of items of "Sheriff business."

11.01.18

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