• Hundreds participate in Pulse 4.9K Rainbow Run

    By: WFTV Web Staff

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    ORLANDO, Fla. - More than 800 people participated in the Pulse 4.9K Community Rainbow Run Saturday morning.

    The walk-and-run started at Wadeview Park near Kaley Street and Orange Avenue about a block away from the Pulse nightclub site.

    Video: Hundreds participate in Pulse 4.9K Rainbow Run

    Organizers held the event in honor of the 49 people killed in the Pulse shooting nearly a year ago.

    Participants passed by the site of the tragedy during the run.

    People from all over the country participated in the event.

    Photos: Hundreds participate in Pulse 4.9K Rainbow Run

    “It was a somber run but it was also uplifting and we all held hands and crossed the finish line in solidarity and I thought that was a beautiful thing,” said Carlos Smith, runner.


    More than 800 people participated in the Pulse 4.9K Community Rainbow Run Saturday morning.
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    Proceeds from the event will benefit the OnePulse Foundation—established by the owner of Pulse, Barbara Poma, and the Zebra Coalition. 

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