Tour Du Teche in Franklin

First boat crosses Franklin finish line
Randy Hargroder or Opelousas signs in at Franklin

Randy Hargroder of Opelousas was the first paddler through the Franklin finish line Saturday during the fourth Tour du Teche. The 135-mile race began in Port Barre with the first stop at St. Martinville that night, 49 miles from the start; Saturday stop at Franklin, 59 miles from St. Martinville; and the Sunday finish line was at Berwick, 27 miles from Franklin. Below, Hargroder signs in at the Franklin station as volunteer Ruth Bernard helps out. Results of the overall race and its segment races will be announced soon.

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