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A group of llamas and their handlers walk down Davis Street during the "Running of the Llamas" parade last year in Hammond. (Submitted Photo)

See the llamas run in Hammond on Saturday

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The sight of a llama running through the streets may seem strange to some, but to Hammond residents, seeing the camel-like animal roaming the streets signals the arrival of the annual Running of the Llamas.


The event, which takes place Saturday,Sept. 14, started off as a customer appreciation dinner many years ago, but grew into an annual event featuring the tall, wooly creatures known for their fluffy coat running down Davis Street.

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Jordan Willi
Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.
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