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Young runners Elijah Crooker, 7; Maxine Darpinian, 10; spectator Everest Crooker, 5; and Harvey Darpinian, 9, take a break after the Don Osborne Memorial Run - completing the mile - on Feb. 5. Marg Jackson/The Times

Saturday morning, Feb. 5 featured the annual Don Osborne Memorial Run, put on by the Oakdale Lions Club. The sister-brother duo of Maxine Darpinian, 10; and Harvey Darpinian, 9, of Escalon took part. Maxine was the first female runner across the line, completing the mile course in 8:20. Also taking part in the one-mile walk/run were some members of the TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, group, including Escalon resident Barb Willis. Meetings are hosted each week in Oakdale on Monday mornings.

Taking part in the Don Osborne Memorial Run, in the one-mile walk/run event on Feb. 5, were members of the Oakdale TOPS Chapter, from left, Barb Willis of Escalon, Bea Martinez, Audrey Oliver and Belva Gilton. Marg Jackson/The Times