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Thursday, September 21, 2006

A 210-mile race ... and they're smiling

NEWTON

Last weekend in New Hampshire, the ``Crying Shames,’’ a running team comprised of a dozen neighbors who live within a mile of one another in the Auburndale section of Newton, competed in the eighth annual Reach the Beach race, a 210-mile relay race between Bretton Woods and Hampton Beach.

Joel Shames, for whom the ``Crying Shames’’ is named, said his relay team of 40-somethings was fueled by Gatorade, energy bars and adrenaline.

Here's a picture of the group:

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