Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

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June 19, 2013

Race to raise money for victims to come through area

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While she is a marathoner, Dambach wants potential teammates to feel at ease.

“You don't have to be a marathoner,” she said. “I will not run faster than a 10-minute (mile) pace. ... Everybody will run together as a group and hold the baton ... I know it's late at night, but I'm hoping that people will come out and cheer us on, just to be a part of it.”

Dambach invites the public to join her at Brickbat Alley Bar & Grill after she finishes her leg of the run.

“Boston is an amazing marathon,” Dambach said. “I want to honor the victims and what the marathon stands for. To be a part of something like this is very special.”

The cost to participate in the marathon is $50 per person and will go toward helping the victims of the tragedy. To sign up or donate visit www.onerunforboston.org.

Nicole Dominique can be reached at 217-347-7151, ext. 138, or nicole.dominique@effinghamdailynews.com.

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