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Rabbit Race Raises Funds for Junior League

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While the rain and chilly weather didn't stop the walk across panama city it also didn't stop runners from coming out to this years run for the bunny. A little over 400 H.G. Harder's Park in the 5th annual Rabbit Race 5k and Half-Mile Bunny Hop.

This is a culmination of The Junior League program "Girls On The Run" for girls from elementary school to middle school and today's race was there chance to show their stuff.

Race director Heather Kretzer says seeing the girls finish the race makes all the hard work worth it.

"Once you see the girls cross the finish line and they are so excited their crying some of them there happy some of them tears of joy when that are crying and just seeing their faces is the most amazing thing," Kretzer said.

The Junior League expects to raise $10,000 with this race and the Reindeer Race that happens at Christmas.