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Trick or Trot Halloween Fun Run for the Special Olympics

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer

Karen Gregorczyk of Paxton wins the Trick or Trot 5K with a time of 21:19.

Karen Gregorczyk of Paxton wins the Trick or Trot 5K with a time of 21:19.

Marlborough – The annual Trick or Trot Halloween Fun Run to benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Massachusetts was held Oct. 19 at the Yawkey Sports Training Center. Events included a Kid's Dash, a 5K run, and a walking course, and participants were encouraged to dress in costume. According to Section Director Jon Scully, nearly 200 people participated in this year's event, along with 50 volunteers. Approximately $19,000 was raised. Karen Gregorczyk of Paxton was the overall winner of the 5K race, and Paul Peraino was the first male finisher.

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Luis Mendez of Sterling running in the Trick or Trot 5K.

Luis Mendez of Sterling running in the Trick or Trot 5K.

William Mendez of Lancaster running in the Trick or Trot 5K.

William Mendez of Lancaster running in the Trick or Trot 5K.

Corey Robinson (left) and Kelly Nolan celebrate as they approach the finish of the Trick or Trot 5K.

Corey Robinson (left) and Kelly Nolan celebrate as they approach the finish of the Trick or Trot 5K.

The Kid's Dash around the parking lot of the Yawkey Sports Training Center.

The Kid's Dash around the parking lot of the Yawkey Sports Training Center.

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