Valhalla High coach remembered with "memorial mile"

Posted at 11:29 PM, Jun 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-30 02:30:25-04

EL CAJON, Calif. (KGTV) - Nearly 200 people took part in a memorial walk for a beloved Valhalla High School cross country and track coach. 

The walk took place Friday evening, at the track where Carter Yarborough coached and inspired many student-athletes. 

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"Carter has spent thousands of hours, ran thousands of miles with hundreds if not thousands of students and I thought maybe we could do one more mile in his name, a memorial mile," said Garrett Ince, one of the organizers for the memorial.