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Kyle Smith of Wright makes running look easy as he works his way through the crowded field at last Saturday’s Grandma’s Marathon to become the top local finisher. Contributed Photo

Speedy Smith finishes among Grandma’s elite

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Owning four state championships in their tiny town’s nine-man football history, most boys at Cromwell-Wright High School choose to put on the pads come fall.


Even Kyle Smith did so as a Cardinals seventh-grader back in 1999, but that lasted only a couple of practices.

“I was standing around mostly,” recalled Smith, now 27. “I went to running, and I guess I haven’t stopped.”

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