Community rushes headlong to participate in third Défi Holland

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Photo: Photo by Bethann G. Merkle

The 5K race starts with a bang, and baby strollers get a front-line position.

In its third year, the Défi Holland has become a spring tradition which local families and Holland Elementary School eagerly anticipate. The race is held on Mother's Day, May 13, this year, and highlights the importance of outdoor activity for healthy families.

Holland Elementary School principal, Phil Joycey told the QCT, "The race started as a fundraiser for the school.