Over 5,400 runners participated in the 10th Anniversary of the It’s A Wonderful Run 5K as part of the It’s A Wonderful Life Weekend in Seneca Falls, NY on Saturday. Meet some of the runners who took part in all ten events, check out the Christmas cheer, and see what all those people look like going over the Bridge Street bridge to start the race. Every time a bell rings, an angel gets their wings!
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Karolyn Grimes, the acress who played “Zu-Zu” in “It’s A Wonderful Life” is in Seneca Falls this weekend along with Producer/Director Kevin Stillmock. Stillmock is filming for the production of an upcoming news magazine show focusing on the impact of “It’s A Wonderful Life” that will be available on Amazon Prime this upcoming Christmas season. On Wednesday morning they were in-studio to talk about the production and to encourage residents to stop downtown on Thursday to take part in the filming.
Over 5,000 runners & walkers entered this year’s It’s A Wonderful Run 5K and crossed the George Bailey Bridge on Saturday in Seneca Falls as part of the It’s A Wonderful Life Festival. The below video shows activities in downtown Seneca Falls in the afternoon and the popular 5K run/walk which begins at dusk when the actress who played Zu-Zu, Karolyn Grimes, says the famous words, “every time a bell rings, an angel gets their wings”. Drone footage by Zack Kelly. Get the official race results for all finishers and divisions here.