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Benedictine Health Foundation Bike for Cancer Care and 5K Run/Walk

The Benedictine Health Foundation Bike for Cancer Care and 5K Run/Walk will be held Sunday, September 22, 2019, at Dietz Stadium, 170 Front St., Kingston, NY.

This is the 16th annual running of the event which includes a three-course non-competitive bike ride  and both a non-competitive and timed 5K run/walk. The various courses run through the historic Stockade District of Uptown Kingston.

The bike ride offers 12, 25 and 50 mile distances.

The entry fee is $15 per person before September 1 and $25 per person after. Entrants are also encouraged to fundraise to help reach the $115,000 goal.

There will be breakfast and post-event lunch, ice cream, awards and entertainment.

Prizes will be awarded to the top three individual and team fundraisers.

The event is held in memory of both Robert D. Cook and Anita Williams Peck.

To register visit bikeforcancer.org.

Event Day Schedule:

7:45 am  Registration

8:30 am 50 Mile Ride

10:00 am 25 Mile Ride

10:30 am  12 Mile Ride and 5K run

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Rosemary D. Gruner Memorial Cancer Fund which helps cancer patients and their families.

For more information call (845) 481-1303 or email Bernadette Rexford at brexford@bhfoundation.org.

Thank you to these generous sponsors:

Platinum Sponsors

Hannaford

Timely Signs

94.3 – 97.3  The Wolf

Now 97.7

92.7/96.9 WRRV

101.5 WPDH

Stewart’s Shops Dake Family

Gold Sponsors

Ryan & Ryan Insurance Brokers

Marshall Sterling Insurance

Ulster Community College Foundation

Erie Insurance

Special thanks to corporate sponsors:

M & T Bank

Mid-Hudson Federal Credit Union

Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County

Rondout Savings Bank

Ulster Savings Bank

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