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Annual race in Rochester honors Latino soldiers

Runners gathered in Rochester's Seneca Park June 22 to compete in the 10th-annual SSGT Javier Ortiz Memorial 5K Race and Fitness Walk. Originally organized as a fundraiser for the Puerto Rican Festival, the event was renamed in 2011 to honor a local Marine who was killed by a roadside bomb in November 2010 while deployed to Afghanistan. The race now serves to honor all Latino soldiers, as well as to promote wellness. (EMC video by Jeff Witherow)
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Posted: July 10, 2009

Last Updated: September 24, 2013

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Evelyn D'Agostino
Muchas felicidades, estamos súper orgullosos de todo el equipo, y feliz de tener un periódico tan bien hecho en nuestra comunidad. Que sean muchos más
September 30, 2015, 3:21 PM
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