Light morning showers definitely did not keep runners away from hitting the pavement, for a little while at least.
Turn-out for the Literacy Council Half Marathon has grown from 170 to roughly 250 runners in just a year. Plus, over the last decade the event has raised more than $60,000 for Rockford's Literacy Council.
The race is made up of mostly off-road, trail running in Winnebago County forest preserves.
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