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Pittsburg Remembers Local Football Hero With 5K

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Many came out to Hutchinson Field to remember a local football hero. The Get Busy Livin' Foundation hosted its 8th annual memorial 5K and fun run for Dylan Meier this morning. Meier was a professional football player from Pittsburg who passed away eight years ago. The foundation hopes to carry on his sense of community by using the money raised from the event to fund scholarships for local students. The 5K draws hundreds of participants, which organizers say is because of the community's love for Dylan Meiers. Meier's was known for his support of the local youth. During the off-season he would come back to Pittsburg and substitute teach at the high school.

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