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I stood outside of the race registration building and was asked for bathroom directions, what time the race started, what the lucky lottery numbers will be next Friday and, finally, if I could return the sign ASAP!
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Glenn Rideout, Jonathon Peacock, Gord Kurenoff and Bradley Cuzen do a “gun show demonstration” before Monday’s race. Three of the four then ran great races! (Debra Kato photo).