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All the colors

By Becky Barclay
Published in News on April 27, 2014 1:50 AM

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Parker Phillips, 30, of Sanford, was one of the people who ran Saturday as part of the Cures for the Colors cancer fundraiser. Money from the event will be used for everyday expenses for cancer patients throughout the area. Phillips ran 100 miles in 23 hours and 35 minutes. Other runners completed the more traditional 26-mile challenge.

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People line up to dunk Dr. James Atkins in the dunking booth at the Cures for the Colors event. There were also inflatables for the children, a magician, face painting and cornhole boards.

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Dr. James Atkins eggs on a player at the dunking booth at the Cures for the Colors event, which was held Friday and Saturday to raise money to help needy cancer patients. Several people ended up sending the doctor into the water -- all for a good cause.

Tears clouded Barbara Lingle's eyes frequently, sometimes making it difficult for the 33-year-old to see where she was running during this year's Cures for the Colors. But she kept on going and finished the 26.2 miles she set out...

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