Holly Tree Elementary's Cardinal Strut March 5, 2011 at 9:44 PM EST - Updated June 23 at 1:35 PM WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - It was a day of races at Holly Tree Elementary School. The school hosted its second annual Cardinal Strut Kid's Marathon, a 1.2 Mile Fun Run and 5K race on Saturday. The race is held in honor of Holly Tree student, Jakob "Jake" Hatton, who lost a courageous battle to cancer in the fall of 2009. Students and parents showed up to cheer on the marathon club kids. Copyright 2011 WECT. All rights reserved.