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FRONT RUNNER—Six year-old Teddy Baker of Simi Valley leads the pack at the start of the 805 Strong 5K Run/Walk on Sunday at Thousand Oaks High School. The run, organized by a TOHS alum, raised money for the Ventura County Community Foundation in support of the Conejo Valley Victims Fund and Hill/Woolsey Fire Sudden and Urgent Needs Effort. Photos by DIANNE AVERY/Acorn Newspapers
GLORIOUS FINISH—Above, Jaclyn Pieper of Thousand Oaks, walking for her friend, Marine Corps veteran Dan Manrique, who died trying to save lives at Borderline, carries Old Glory across thefinish line.
At right, friends Alyssa Frank and Jordan Jeworski reach the finish with their canine friend Zuma.
FEELING STRONG—Ten members of the Foster family came out to participate in the 805 Strong 5K, which started at Thousand Oaks High School and ended at Thousand Oaks Community Park.
ALL TOGETHER— Jennifer Egglin of Newbury Park, Valerie Minnis of Camarillo, Deanne Cool of Newbury Park and Michelle Kam-Biron of Newbury Park run in support of their community.