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Runners start the 10-mile Crim, heading north on S. Saginaw towards the Flint river in Flint on Saturday August 25, 2001. (Date shot: 8/25/01) (THE FLINT JOURNAL / STEVE JESSMORE)

There were a total of 13,346 entrants through Friday night registered in the 25th annual Crim Festival of Races - that includes a 10-mile wheelers, 10-Mile run, 8K run, 8K Walk, 5K run, 5K family walk, 1-mile run, a 1-mile walk, and a 'teddy bear trot'. A record field of 6,424 started this morning for the 25th Crim 10-mile road race in downtown Flint. The race is named after former Michigan Speaker of the House Bobby Crim - a booster of Special Olympics after attending one of their events at Kearsley High in 1976. He returned to Lansing and got to work putting together the first Crim race as a fund-raiser for Special Olympics.

(Date shot: 8/25/01) (THE FLINT JOURNAL / STEVE JESSMORE)

(Date shot: 8/25/01) (THE FLINT JOURNAL / STEVE JESSMORE)

(Date shot: 8/25/01) (THE FLINT JOURNAL / STEVE JESSMORE)

(Date shot: 8/25/01) (THE FLINT JOURNAL / STEVE JESSMORE)
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Runners start the 10-mile Crim, heading north on S. Saginaw towards the Flint river in Flint on Saturday August 25, 2001. (Date shot: 8/25/01) (THE FLINT JOURNAL / STEVE JESSMORE)<br />
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There were a total of 13,346 entrants through Friday night registered in the 25th annual Crim Festival of Races - that includes a 10-mile wheelers, 10-Mile run, 8K run, 8K Walk, 5K run, 5K family walk, 1-mile run, a 1-mile walk, and a 'teddy bear trot'.  A record field of 6,424 started this morning for the 25th Crim 10-mile road race in downtown Flint. The race is named after former Michigan Speaker of the House Bobby Crim - a booster of Special Olympics after attending one of their events at Kearsley High in 1976. He returned to Lansing and got to work putting together the first Crim race as a fund-raiser for Special Olympics.<br />
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(Date shot: 8/25/01) (THE FLINT JOURNAL / STEVE JESSMORE)<br />
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(Date shot: 8/25/01) (THE FLINT JOURNAL / STEVE JESSMORE)<br />
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(Date shot: 8/25/01) (THE FLINT JOURNAL / STEVE JESSMORE)<br />
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(Date shot: 8/25/01) (THE FLINT JOURNAL / STEVE JESSMORE)