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  • 15th Rat Race draws record field
    The 15th annual River City Rat Race saw a record number of registrants with 1,145 finishers in the 5-kilometer and 10K races.The race is one of the few fall races that does not take place on a Saturday morning.
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  • Embracing the Rat Race
    For Cathy Pusey, the River City Rat Race has always been a signature event in her schedule.
Ava Ritchey caught this 3-pound largemouth bass on a private pond in her father’s backyard.

Outdoor experiences

Beckett Neal, 7, caught his first bass at his grandfather’s pond.
CJ Greene shows off this big bluegill caught while on a recent family fishing trip.
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Dr. Scott Tarlton caught this pike on one of his favorite Steuben County lakes last fall.

– Fishing and hunting are enjoyed by young and old, male and female. As proof, readers of The Journal Gazette have been showing off their catches on the weekly Recreation page. The Journal Gazette publishes an Outdoors Experience page once a month, lending a forum for readers to share their love of the outdoors with their neighbors. Email your stories and photos to The Journal Gazette, at