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Photos: Superior night for racing

Wednesday Night at the Races series stops in Superior.

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Trey Meyer, 3, runs alongside of his dad during the Wednesday Night at the Races event put on by Grandma's Marathon and the Young Athletes Foundation at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior Wednesday evening, August 11, 2021. Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

The weather cooperated perfectly as Grandma's Marathon and the Young Athletes Foundation hosted the Wednesday Night at the Races series at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior Wednesday, Aug. 11.

The event is free and open to children ages 14 and under. Every child receives a ribbon after finishing and is entered into a weekly prize drawing. Next week, Aug. 18, the races will be in Hermantown, followed by the final event at Wade Stadium on Aug. 25.

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Felix Johnson, 6, hands out ribbons to runners at the finish line during the Wednesday Night at the Races event put on by Grandma's Marathon and the Young Athletes Foundation at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior Wednesday, August 11, 2021. Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

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Runners have a great time darting around the track at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex as the 5- and 6-year-old girls run during the Wednesday Night at the Races event in Superior Wednesday, August 11, 2021. Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

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Sasha Wahman, 12, of Duluth, wins the 800 meter run for the 11-14-year-old age division of the Wednesday Night at the Races event put on by Grandma's Marathon and the Young Athletes Foundation at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior Wednesday, August 11, 2021. Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

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Runners cast shadows on the track as the 7- and 8-year-old boys run during the Wednesday Night at the Races event put on by Grandma's Marathon and the Young Athletes Foundation at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior Wednesday, August 11, 2021. Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

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Harvey Miller, 4, pumps his arms as he wins his heat in the four and under division of the Wednesday Night at the Races event put on by Grandma's Marathon and the Young Athletes Foundation at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior Wednesday, August 11, 2021. Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

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Jed Carlson joined the Superior Telegram in February 2001 as a photographer. He grew up in Willmar, Minnesota. He graduated from Ridgewater Community College in Willmar, then from Minnesota State Moorhead with a major in mass communications with an emphasis in photojournalism.
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