Holly Tree Elementary's Cardinal Strut

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.

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