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Three Rivers Rat Race

This video is about the Three Rivers Rat Race

‘Rats’ run wild on River City

Runners start the River City Rat Race at the corner of Main Street and Barr Streets on Sunday. The race benefits the YMCA’s Strong Kids Program.
Photos by Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
Max Barumgartner, left, of Perrysburg, Ohio, ran the River City Rat Race Sunday afternoon with his daughter, Mary, 9, who was running “for fun.”
Hiroshi Inoue, of Fort Wayne, stretches before the start of Sunday’s River City Rat Race with the help of his daughters, Maria, 9, left, and Hanna, 10.