Fifth Annual Running of the Bells: A bell ringer of a night

Hundreds enjoy holiday fun run

By Elaine Ezerins

Staff Writer

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ST ALBANS – As music rang out into the night, reindeer, snowmen and candy canes chatted and milled about, waiting for the start of the 1-mile fun run “Running of the Bells” Thursday.

Camera flashes illuminated the night and puffs of warm air floated above the crowd as more than 600 people took in the variety of holiday costumes and discussed their detailed construction.

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