Reno-Area Couple Marries During Race

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

RENO, Nev. A Reno-area couple exchanged wedding vows Saturday in Virginia City while taking part in the 178-mile Reno-Tahoe Odyssey
relay race.

The Reno Gazette-Journal reports 43-year-old Pete Parker and 40-year-old Heidi Hurst tied the knot outside the Bucket of Blood Saloon.

The wedding took place around 8 a.m. Saturday after Parker ran his team's leg into Virginia City. After the 15-minute wedding ceremony, Hurst began the team's next leg.

It is the second marriage for both.

The two belong to a team participating in the eighth annual Reno-Tahoe Odyssey, which began Friday in Reno and will take runners around Lake Tahoe and through Virginia City before ending Saturday back in Reno.

About 250 teams of up to 12 runners from across the U.S. are
competing.


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