Caitlyn Crapps of Kenai runs along the St. Patrick’s Day parade route while marching with her girl scouts troop Saturday, March 17. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Caitlyn Crapps of Kenai runs along the St. Patrick’s Day parade route while marching with her girl scouts troop Saturday, March 17. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Can’t rain on this parade

Despite gray skies and rainy weather, the Kenai Spur Highway was lined with green at the annual Soldotna St. Patrick’s Day parade Saturday. The parade, which began at 1 p.m., traveled along the highway spreading luck and candy to local families.

Participants in this year’s parade ranged from classrooms to race drivers, with a few girl scouts and cheerleaders in between.

TOP LEFT: Kenneth Fine of Soldotna marches in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade along the Kenai Spur Highway on Saturday.

TOP LEFT: Kenneth Fine of Soldotna marches in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade along the Kenai Spur Highway on Saturday.

LEFT: Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School’s first grade class marches in the Soldotna St. Patrick’s Day parade along the Kenai Spur Highway on Saturday.

LEFT: Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School’s first grade class marches in the Soldotna St. Patrick’s Day parade along the Kenai Spur Highway on Saturday.

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