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Bon Fire, Road Race Sets the Stage for Burroughs Football at MICDS Later Today

Community run winds through the streets of Ladue from Burroughs to MICDS this morning.

FOURTH UPDATE: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. Hundreds of runners were off at 8 a.m. John Burroughs to MICDS. Burroughs' Margaret Bahe just added several great photos of the start of the race. Dave Nowak of MICDS completed the race coverage with photos of the winners.

MICDS faculty member Paul Reineke was first to cross the finish line of the 2.5 miles race, followed closely by Dan Moisio, MICDS class of 2003. Some 237 runners took advantage of perfect fall weather to run down Price Road, up Ladue Road and then finish on Warson Road at the entrance of MICDS.

The Birchfield Family (Blake and Kathy Birchfield of Ladue and their five children) won the "most spirited" award - seven family members participated and all crossed the finish line. They received their their prize from Andrew Hereford, MICDS Alumni Association president.

The Birchfields are MICDS parents of Alice a 6th grade student.

Last night, students gathered on the campuses of Burroughs and MICDS to light bon fires, carry torches and get ready for the annual football clash, later this afternoon, 2 p.m. at MICDS.

See your race photos on the Ladue-Frontenac Facebook Page.

This morning at 8 a.m. hundreds of runners took part in the annual 2.5 mile run from campus to campus through beautiful Ladue.

Patch had cameras everywhere, from the bon fires and the rallies to the run to capture all the action.

Sunday and Monday, more football, more everything on the Ladue-Frontenac Patch.

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