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Castleton to assist in Gift of Life Marathon

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RUTLAND, Vt. -

Rutland's effort to once again knock off the national blood drive record is getting an assist from Castleton State College.

The school is offering to recruit volunteers and and help with the logistics of the day-long blood drive that draws in thousands of donors.

This year's Gift of Life Marathon is set for December 17, with their sights set on knocking off the Manchester New Hampshire one-day record with 1,968 pints.

Castleton President David Wolk says the drive to win has inspired the school to get involved.

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