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Joe Nisbett Run celebrating 40 years


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BY BILL KELLY
THE DALHART TEXAN

2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the Joe Nisbett fun runs at the XIT Rodeo & Reunion. Both a 1-mile run and 5K are run each year to help raise money for the Dalhart Senior Center.

Nisbett started what was then called the Empty Saddle Run in 1977. In the 1990s the name was changed to the XIT Fun Run. The 5K was the only race that was held up until 2006, when a 1-mile race was added to the slate. Nisbett’s name was added to the race a few years before he passed away in 2014.

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For the full story SUBSCRIBE to the online edition of The Dalhart Texan, call (806) 244-4511 to setup a subscription to our physical paper or pick a copy up at one of our many convenient news rack locations. You can also stop by and purchase a paper or subscription in person at our news office located at 410 Denrock Ave.