Wintry enough around the lake for a Polar Bear

Top finishers in the Polar Bear event were Sherri Odell, left, and Brandon Leclair. Photos by Randy O’Rourke/bigplayphotos.com

KENT — On Sunday, March 4, the Tri-state region was still digging out from the Nor-easter that had hit hard on Friday, March 2 — so the 315 dedicated athletes who came out for the 34th annual Polar Bear Run on Sunday were facing some true winter conditions as they ran 7.6 miles around Lake Waramaug, starting and finishing in Kent and passing through the towns of Warren and Washington. 

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