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WLOX Editorial: Marathon promises an economic boost

The long list of events on the Mississippi Gulf Coast just got a little longer. A running festival is set for December 9 through 11, including a marathon that is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. 

Our congratulations to the organizers of the December event as it draws runners from across the United States to our area. We welcome the marathon runners and the expected $1.5 million economic impact.  

We hope this turns into an annual event. An event which is attractive to the runners because the course is flat and the views are beautiful.

That's our opinion, we would like to hear yours. Email your thoughts to editorials@wlox.com.

Rick Williams
WLOX-TV General Manager

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