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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Thousands woke up bright and early on Sunday to take part in the Mothers Against Drunk Driving 5K at Huizenga Park.

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The 5K got underway at 7:30 in the morning.

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The 7th Annual event has raised over $1 million for the organization’s branches in Broward and Palm Beach Counties over the years.

All event proceeds benefit community education, victim support services and youth programs.

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The same event takes place in over 60 cities nationwide.