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Fayetteville’s Fischer makes unique purchase after record-setting run

Posted: October 12, 2017 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Fayetteville junior Camren Fischer won the boys' 5K race on Sept. 30 during the 29th annual Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival at Ari Park in Fayetteville.
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NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Fayetteville junior Camren Fischer won the boys' 5K race on Sept. 30 during the 29th annual Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival at Ari Park in Fayetteville.

Camren Fischer bought a pair of bright yellow running shorts covered in red chile peppers after finishing the Chile Pepper Run in record time this year.

At A Glance

Camren Fischer

SCHOOL Fayetteville

CLASS Junior

SPORT Cross country

HEIGHT 5-10

WEIGHT 1450

NOTABLE Maintains a 3.7 cumulative GPA and may pursue a career in a medical field. Also helps coach at the Special Olympics because “it’s important that people shouldn’t feel restricted to certain things because of the way they are … to see them compete and to see them so happy makes my heart warm, especially in a sport I enjoy,” he said.

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