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Salnave fifth-grader wins Bloomsday poster design contest

Work to be used to promote Fit for Bloomsday-Fit for Life children's training program in area schools


John McCallum

Bloomsday founder and former Olympic distance runner Don Kardong holds up Salnave Elementary student Meaghan Estock's contest winning poster to be used to promote the Fit for Bloomsday-Fit for Life 2014 training program.

Bloomsday founder Don Kardong stood in the Salnave Elementary School commons surrounded on three sides by enraptured students. While a few might have been focused on the former Olympic distance runner and National Distance Running Hall of Fame member, most of their gazes were glued to what he held in his hands.

Kardong was holding up a poster he told students and teachers at last Thursday's assembly was "magnetic" and would be attracted to the person who drew it. As he slowly turned counterclockwise, showing the poster for the 2014 Fit For Bloomsday-Fit for Life running program, students st...

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