Tim Kozojed running (copy)

Hillsboro farmer Tim Kozojed waves to the camera during the Hillsboro Days 5K run/walk in 2018. This year’s event will be held Thursday, June 16 at Hillsboro’s Woodland Park.

Dera Johnson is hoping for a second wind of registrations for this year’s Hillsboro Days 5K run.

The event, held June 16 with a start in Woodland Park, has a little over 100 runners registered so far, compared with around 200 last year – one year after the COVID-19 canceled Hillsboro Days activities.

The dip in registrations is leaving the Hillsboro Running Club scratching its head.

“COVID gave us a hit last year, but we’re feeling like things should have come back,” said Johnson, who serves as the club’s president.

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