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Big Wheel races raise money for breast cancer research

By Nick Roth | Aug 25, 2013
Photo by: Nick Roth Chloe Le, 8, of Middletown, bounces toward the finish line during the obstacle course competition at the annual Big Wheel Races for Breast Cancer Aug. 17 at The Starboard in Dewey Beach.

Dewey Beach — The Starboard was decked out in pink Aug. 17 for the annual Big Wheel Races for Breast Cancer event. Children and adults competed against one another in a series of races, including drag race and obstacle course competitions. Proceeds from the event benefited Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Breast cancer awareness is a passion of Starboard owner Steve Montgomery, who lost his mother to this disease three years ago. Monty will host the third annual Dewey Goes Pink 5K during Breast Cancer Awareness Month Saturday, Oct. 5. For more information, go to races2run.com.

Lexi Casey, 2, of Wilmington, watches the competition from the sidelines. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Getting ready for the race are (l-r) Jeremy Vietri of Hockessin, Connie Alatorre of Annapolis and Trula Casey of Tampa, Fla. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Kristen Frederico of Dewey Beach slips off the bouncy ball during her run in the obstacle course. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Jeannie Duffy of Las Vegas navigates her big wheel to the next obstacle. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Jacob Bush, 12, of Chesapeake, Va., hula hoops before winning his heat. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Haley Fagles-Carey, 14, of Newark, left, and Cassie O'Quinn, 13, of Newark are neck and neck during their heat of the competition. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Nick Lewis, 13, of Newark jumps out to an early lead. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Ken Seltzer of Dewey Beach closes in on the finish line. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Noah Wham of Wilmington takes his turn at the hula hoop obstacle. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Reilly Fagles-Carey, 7, of Newark takes the lead ahead of her sister Haley, 14. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Trula Casey of Tampa, Fla., competes in her heat. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Kristen Frederico of Dewey Beach enjoys herself as she cruises toward the finish. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Joe Serock of Las Vegas awkwardly rides the small big wheel. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Brennan O'Quinn, 15, of Newark and Haley Fagles-Carey, 14, of Newark cheer on their friends. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
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