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Adrian’s Owyhee Challenge draws more than 300 runners

Runners in the 5K race take off from downtown Adrian. (The Enterprise/John L. Braese)

ADRIAN – The hopes for a new track in Adrian were quite a few dollars closer after Saturday’s running of the fourth Owyhee Off-Road Challenge.

With more than 300 runners leaving downtown Adrian to wind through the hills above town, this year’s race marked the largest ever.

“We had quite a few pre-register and people are still showing up the day of the race,” said race organizer Nikki Shira. 

Shira and the other members of the Adrian Sports Boosters are working towards a new track at the school. The boosters are trying to find an alternate to an earlier $500,000 bid to do the work.

 “We have $90,000 gathered already before today’s . . .