Superheroes for kids

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Whittney Smythe-Smith, a CASA board member, keeps a tight rein on her two super dogs, Charlotte, left, as Batdog, and Scout as Wonderdog, at the Superheroes 5K & Fun Run to support CASA and kids in foster care.
The League of Superheroes race started this morning at the Colorado Mesa University Plaza. Funds from the race will help make a difference in the lives of abused and neglected children. There were races, activities, music, food, photos and prizes for all skill levels and all ages, including prizes for the best superhero costume.
More than 150 runners took part and raised about $10,000 for CASA

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