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Gilbert race might as well be a ‘mudder’

What’s a little rain when the annual Blue and Gold 5K Fun Run is underway? The race in Winsted was Sunday, May 6. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED — By the time the third annual Blue and Gold 5K Fun Run started on Sunday, May 6, at The Gilbert School’s Van Why Field, rain was pouring down from a very gloomy sky and the temperature was in the upper 50s. 

Despite the weather, 35 runners took part in the event, which was a fundraiser for the school’s athletic program.

The race was held one day after the school’s fourth annual Blue and Gold Golf Tournament at Fairview Farm Golf Course in Harwinton, which was also a benefit for the school’s athletic department.

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