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Hilton Head Island Bridge Run set for 8 a.m. Saturday

Runners start the 2012 Hilton Head Island Bridge Run.
Runners start the 2012 Hilton Head Island Bridge Run. jkarr@islandpacket.com

The 24th annual Hargray Hilton Head Island Bridge Run 10K and 5K will be held att 8 a.m. Saturday.

The events will start and finish at Crossings Park and take participants over the Broad Creek Bridge and on the Cross Island Bridge.

More than 500 participants are expected to compete in the event. Race-day registration is available.

All participants will receive a colorful Hilton Head Island Bridge Run T-shirt.

The post-race party and award ceremony will feature refreshments, music, and door prizes. Both the 10K and 5K races will offer overall and age group awards in five year increments for male and female divisions.

Since its inception in 1992, the Hilton Head Bridge has raised more than $42,000 for local charities including Area 8 Special Olympics and The Children's Relief Fund.

The Bridge Run is produced by Bear Foot Sports. For additional information, visit bearfootsports.com or call 843-757-8520.

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