On Saturday runners from all over the country ran through Lake Village during the Mississippi River Marathon.The marathon was created to help all children receive an excellent education by donating funds raised to the Washington County and Southeast Arkansas Community Foundations to benefit local non-profits and organizations. The winner of this year’s male marathon was Jacob Hudgins of Maumelle and winner of the female marathon was Carrie Quathem of Iowa. Jim Brown of Tupelo, Miss. won the male half marathon and Dorothy Martin of Virginia won the female half-marathon. Leslie Darden of El Dorado won the female 5K and Mikeldrick Burch of Greenwood, Miss. won the male 5K.

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