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October 28, 2011
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Middle school students run for pumpkins

Carson Valley Middle School has found a way to counter the candy indulgences of Halloween while promoting overall fitness.

On Thursday, divided by grade level and gender, students raced along a 1.9-mile course that took them to Martin Slough and back as part of the second annual CVMS Pumpkin Run.

"An active body leads to an amazing mind," said CVMS physical education teacher Janae Ballingham. "As a registered Let's Move In Schools (LMIS) school, we are aiming to increase moderate to vigorous, and daily, physical activity amongst our youth. This year's pumpkin run is our second, all-school attempt at doing …

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 28, 2011 06:45PM Published Oct 28, 2011 04:34PM Copyright 2011 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.