Hundreds of runners take part in St. Patrick's Race in Calera

CALERA, Okla. (KXII) The 5th Annual Calera Fire Rescue Saint Patrick's Race took place bright and early Saturday morning.

More than 200 people turned up for the event.

The main purpose of the run is to support scholarships for Calera High School seniors in the name of Erwin Nix.

Nix was a former Calera Fire Chief and big supporter of kids activities at Calera High School.

About $3,000 was raised at this year's race.