Perfect weather for participants at 25th annual Celebrate Westlake event

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  • Westlake Mayor Dennis Clough rings the bell to start the 5-mile run down Center Ridge Road during Celebrate Westlake, St. John Medical Center’s annual event on Labor Day weekend. Photo by Denny Wendell

  • Melissa Thurstone hands water to 5-mile runners during the Celebrate Westlake event. Photo by Denny Wendell

  • Teen volunteers from Youth Challenge line up to hand off water to runners at the midpoint of the 5-mile run. Photo by Denny Wendell

  • Runners sprint into the sunlight in the Bradley Woods Reservation leg of the 5-mile course. Photo by Denny Wendell

  • 5-milers run through Bradley Woods Reservation. Photo by Denny Wendell

  • Bob and Tracey Cox applaud as participants in Celebrate Westlake pass in front of their home on Center Ridge Road. The couple has cheered on runners in all 25 years of the annual event. Photo by Denny Wendell

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