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Nevada Day Classic takes a new turn

The annual Nevada Day Classic Run/Walk will return this year with a couple of changes, said organizer Tom Wion.

The most significant will be chip timing to more accurately and quickly record finish times.

"Too many people come across the line too quickly," said Wion, who organizes the run to benefit Special Olympics through the running clubs Sagebrush Stompers and Tahoe Mountain Milers. "We should have instant results. It's costing us a little bit, but I think it will be worth it."

The race also will begin earlier this year, with the 8K starting at 8 a.m. and the 2-mile …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 19, 2012 02:29AM Published Oct 19, 2012 02:28AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.