Ashley Hotsinpiller’s Passion for the Fallen Stars 5K

The shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. Within minutes, the first of runners cross the finish line and others follow suit for the next hour or so. There is music, activity and celebration; congratulatory hugs and awards. By 10:30 a.m., the hundreds of people gathered for the annual Derek Hotsinpiller Fallen Stars 5K are all gone from Bridgeport City Park.
For those few hours of activity and the dollars raised for the Jim and Derek Hotsinpiller Memorial Scholarship, Ashley Hotsinpiller works year-round. Even before one race begins, the wheels are in motion for the next year’s event.

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