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Gators on the run

Clockwise from top left: Connor Rakoczy high fives Gubser mascot Spike the Gator. Syrynyty Ballard and Isak Ingebrigtsen take off after getting one of their laps marked on the back of their shirts. Noah Garza pushes through some final laps. Braedyn Henry rocks out to the music to the delight of Keira Wilkins, Logan Hunt and Caleb Rains. (Keizertimes/ERIC A. HOWALD)

Students at Gubser Elementary School ran 5,780 laps in the school’s Jog-a-thon to raise funds for school events, technology, field trips and other teacher-requested needs.

If the fundraiser tallies reach the school’s goal Mr. Wing, Mr. Whe, several instructors will become “human sundaes” at an all school assembly.