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Originally published: 2013-06-12 23:07:32
Last modified: 2013-06-12 23:08:17

Registration opens for High Country Triple Crown Racing Series

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina's Institute for Health and Human Services (IHHS) at ASU announces the High Country Triple Crown, a series of three challenging and fun races covering beautiful mountain terrain. All proceeds will benefit Girls on the Run of the High Country, an afterschool program that inspires girls in the third through eighth grade to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun experience-based curriculum, which creatively integrates running.

Headquartered in Boone, High Country Triple Crown consists of three races of varying difficulty and distance. All races showcase the breathtaking scenery of the mountains, coupled with the vitality of the local community. Registration is now open by clicking to

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