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Bloomsday 2018 volunteer shirts to honor Freeman High School

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

The 42nd running of Bloomsday is here and race organizers are using this year's race to honor the students and staff at Freeman High School.

Helping the crowd get started on Sunday will be celebrity starters from Freeman -- students Jordyn Goldsmith, Gracie Jensen and Nees, and staff member Mike Allen. The students were injured in the shooting at the school last fall

"Bloomsday has asked the representatives to be celebrity starters to honor the school for their courage and resolve in dealing with the tragedy," organizer Don Kardong said in a release this week. Kardong says the Bloomsday volunteer shirts will be Columbia blue, Freeman's color, to honor the school.

There's no word yet on what the coveted finisher shirts will look like though, as details about those shirts are kept tightly under wraps until race day. You can click through the slideshow above to see finisher shirt through the years, starting in 1977 (Mobile users click here).

For more information on the race, including road closures and a full weekend schedule, click here.

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