Festival of Feet Memorial Race takes place in Bowling Green

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BOWLING GREEN, Va. (WTVR) - Folks gathered in Bowling Green Saturday morning for the 4th annual Festival of Feet Memorial Race.

The event is in honor of Virginia State Police First Sergeant Mark Haygood, who died May 1, 2008 of brain cancer.

Opening ceremonies began at 7:45 a.m. and the race started at 8 a.m.

Additional activities were also planned for the day.

Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society, the Virginia State Police Association's Emergency Relief Fund, and the local playground fund.

CBS 6 News' Jon Burkett attended the event and sent back the above video.