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Ryan’s Run 5k in Scranton

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SCRANTON -- Athletes hit the track for a 5k in Scranton on Saturday.

The race at Veterans Memorial Stadium was all a part of WNEP’s Ryan's Run 7 fundraiser for Allied Services. Ryan’s Run helps kids and adults with disabilities.

Following the 5k, there was an all-abilities walk.

"Kaitlyn sees her brother compete in a lot of sporting events and she sees me running races. She was so excited to come out today and to have a chance to participate herself. She's really been looking forward to this," said Debbie Andre of Montrose.

Hundreds of people took part in the race and all-abilities walk.

This was just one of the events leading up to Ryan's Run at the New York City Marathon on November 6.

For more information on WNEP's Ryan's Run 7, click here.