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ECRP holds annual Jacan Brown Run
2016 Jacan Brown Run - South Effingham Elementary - School Challenge Winner
South Effingham Elementary had the most participation, winning the school challenge at the annual Jacan Brown Run. - photo by Photo provided

Effingham County Recreation and Parks held its 39th annual Jacan Brown Spring Run in downtown Springfield on Feb. 27. The weather was perfect and more than 85 runners competed in a one-mile run or walk and a 5K run.

South Effingham Elementary School won the school challenge by having the most student participation.

Mary Taylor won the female division of the 1-mile run with a time of 6:45, and Owen Mattox was the male division winner at 6:40. Catherine Hall won the female division of the 5K at 20:41, and Jason Hinely won the male division at 19:47.