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More than 900 ran to help provide internet, technology for Forsyth County students
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More than 900 residents joined together at the 2019 iRun for BYOT 5K & Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Shiloh Point Elementary School. The event is one of two fundraising events hosted by the Morrow Family Foundation to provide internet and technology devices to students in Forsyth County schools without access to those resources. - photo by Jim Dean

More than 900 residents joined together on Saturday, Oct. 12, for the fifth annual iRun for BYOT 5K & Fun Run at Shiloh Point Elementary School.

The Forsyth BYOT Benefit was created by Dr. Jim and Peggie Morrow of Morrow Family Medicine to provide internet and technology devices to students in Forsyth County schools without access to those resources, and the charity holds two fundraising events a year: a golf tournament in May, and the iRun in October. Those events have raised more than $300,000 in six years.

Saturday's participation was the most to date for the event, which featured a winning performance by Jack Moran in 18 minutes 31 seconds, and a $4,000 check presentation by the Sawnee Cumming Optimist Club.

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Jack Moran finishes first at the 2019 iRun for BYOT 5K & Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Shiloh Point Elementary School. - photo by Jim Dean
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Angel Findley and her daughter, Ember, 9 months, get ready to run the 5K at the 2019 iRun for BYOT 5K & Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Shiloh Point Elementary School. - photo by Jim Dean
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Dr. Jim Morrow presents Shiloh Point Elementary Principal Ben Jones with a framed copy of a recent newspaper article about starting the year as a new principal at the 2019 iRun for BYOT 5K & Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Shiloh Point Elementary School. Jones and Shiloh were recognized for having the most entrants in the race. - photo by Jim Dean
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Jan Shacklett, center, holds up a donation to BYOT from the Sawnee Cumming Optimist Club for $4,000 at the 2019 iRun for BYOT 5K & Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Shiloh Point Elementary School. Peggie (right) and Jim Morrow accepted the donation. - photo by Jim Dean