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First Night Wrap Up

2016 First Night Runners

These runners put up great numbers in the 5K Resolution Run.

It was in the teens—with a “feels like” temperature in the single digits—when I walked to the office this morning, and even though I was warm in my long johns, SmartWool® socks, and fleece everything else, I was glad that temperatures for First Night—when I spend lots of time outdoors—were a balmy 32 degrees.… Read the rest

 

Meet Jared McAlister, Ice Carver

Jared McAlister at Work

Jared McAlister brushes snow from a carving at First Night State College.

Jared McAlister has been carving ice for over half his life. His first one-block carving, done when he was 14, took him several days to complete. He’d stop by his grandfather’s ice house after school, pull his model out of the freezer, and made some tentative cuts on his own 265 lb.… Read the rest

 

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