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Cross country runner refuses to race with '666' number

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. -

Three numbers are keeping a Kentucky high school cross country runner from competing in the state championships: 666.

Codie Thacker was ready to run at regionals last weekend, but then she received a bib number with three 6s.  The high school junior says it would have gone against her religious beliefs to race with those numbers.

According to the Bible, that number is the mark of the beast.

Thacker's coach tried to get the number changed, but the request was denied.

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