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The Berkshire South 7th Annual 5K Run/Walk

The Berkshire South 7th Annual 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, May 4 2019 at the Great Barrington Airport, 70 Egremont Plain Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230.

The race, which will be held rain or shine  will both begin and end at the airport.

Please note: This is a pet-free event.

Pre-register at berkshiresouth.org. The first 100 paid registrants will receive a long-sleeved race T shirt.

The entry fee is $30 until 5 pm May 3rd. The race day price is $40. Children 7 years and under are free when accompanied by a registered parent or guardian.

The race day schedule is as follows:

9:00 am  check in

10:00 am  Race begins

Awards and refreshments after race.

Proceeds from the race will benefit Berkshire South’s Teen Outreach Nutrition Exercise program (TONE) as well as other youth-oriented wellness programs.

To learn more about Berkshire South or for more race information visit berkshiresouth.org.

For more race information call Steven at (413) 528-2810  ext 35 or email sleonard@berkshiresouth.org.

 

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Run Like a Deer 5K Run/Walk

The Run Like a Deer 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday,  Nov. 3, 2018 at the Barkhamsted Elementary School, 65 Ripley Hill Road, Barkhamsted, CT 06063.

The event is sponsored by Northwestern Regional School District #7.

The early entry fee is $20 per person plus a free T shirt  if registered by Oct. 20th. Race day entry fee is $22.

Go to nwr7.com to register online or print entry form. Mail check payable to RSD7 to:

Run Like A Deer

c/o Molly Sexton-Read

48 Taylor Road

Barkhamsted, CT  06063

The race day schedule is as follows:

8:00 am   Registration

9:30 am  Race and walk begin

Awards after race.

Trophies go to the top male and female overall winners as well as the top male and female NWR7 staff or student winners.

Medals go to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in each age group except for walkers.

Proceeds from the race will help offset graduation expenses.

For more information email msexton-read@charter.net.

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Vassar College Halloween 5K Fun Run

The Vassar College Halloween 5K Fun Run will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY. Parking is in North Lot off of Collegeview Ave.

The event is sponsored by Vassar College Health Education Office, RunVassar and support of Mid-Hudson Road Runner.

There is no entry fee for this race but participants are asked to donate to Family Services Domestic Violence. To receive a finishing medal, participants must cross the finish line with a registration number. There will be no individual timing.

To register visit mhrrc.org                                                                                                                                          Costumes are enthusiastically encouraged.

Race day schedule is as follows:

10:00 am registration at Residential Quad Vassar College

11:00 am Race begins at North Lot off of Collegeview Ave.

Noon Trick or treating for the kids begins at North Lot for lineup and procession.                                                                                                                                                Costume judging and trick or treating at Vassar Residential Quad. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This event is sponsored by the Town of Poughkeepsie recreation Dept., DC Youth Bureau, Vassar College Health Education Office, Vassar Residential Houses and a Community Grant.

For more information call (845) 437-7769.

Proceeds from event donations will benefit Family Services Domestic Violence.

Find race flyer at mhrrc.org.

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The Fall Fest Charity 5K Rail Trail Race

The Fall Fest Charity 5K Rail Trail Race will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 at the Salisbury Ski Jumps (Satre Hill), Indian Cave Road, Salisbury, CT.

The 5K race, which is sponsored by the Housatonic Youth Service Bureau (HYSB),  will both begin and end at the ski jump property. The race is an out and back event using the Rail Trail. Participants are asked to park in the field and walk down the gravel road to the ski jump area. Register at the Byrd House.

There is no entry fee for the race, but donations will be gladly accepted.

There is no pre-registration, but entrants must register race morning.

The race day schedule is as follows:

8:00 am Registration

9:00 am Race begins

Water and fruit for participants after the race.

Proceeds from the race will benefit HYSB to help fund a variety of services for at-risk youngsters and their families in the Region One School District of Northwestern CT.

To learn more about Housatonic Youth Service Bureau visit hysb.org.

For more information about the race call Caitlyn at (860) 824-4720.

Thank you to the Northwest Corner Prevention Network for their sponsorship.

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Miles 4 Moe

Miles 4 Moe , 9th Annual, will be held on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Camp Moe, 1145 Brandy Hill, Torrington, CT.

Both the 5K Race and Walk begin and end at Camp Moe, rain or shine.

Register online – go to fasttracktiming.com search for “Miles 4 Moe” or register on race day for an additional $5.

The registration fee for the race is $30 for adults, $20 for students 18 years and under and $50 for families with 4 or more members (no race giveaways). There is a $10 fee for picnic only.

The registration fee includes the race/walk, awards ceremony and after-race picnic. The first 100 registrants get a “Race Giveaway” (except “Family” registrants).

Race day schedule is as follows:

8:30-9:45 am registration

10:00 am START – Runners/Walkers (walkers will line up behind runners)

Picnic and award ceremony following the race

Prizes will be awarded to the top overall male and female finishers as well as 1st and 2nd place finishers in various age categories.

For more information:

Call (860) 459-4318

Email colleenrenzullo@gmail.com

Visit www.miles4moefoundation.org or www.miles4moe.org

The Harvest Fest/Miles 4 Moe Race, along with the Miles for Moe Foundation were established to honor the life of Emil “Moe” Renzullo, Jr. who passed away in 2010 at age 12 from leukemia and who loved going to camp.

Proceeds from the race will benefit camperships for deserving children at Camp Moe as well as other child-oriented causes in the area.

Thank you to all of our generous sponsors!

Torrington Savings Bank

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

McDonalds

Vet’s Explosives Inc.

Petricone’s Pharmacy

Sterling Sintered Tech

Progressive Paving & Construction

North Torrington Veterinary Hospital

Brooker Memorial

Dunkin Donuts

Borghesi Engineers & Designers

UConn Huskies

Bigelow Tea Blenders

Litchfield Bancorp

Northwest CT Transit District

Law Office of Conti & Levy

Law Office of Robert Dwyer, Jr.

Sportsmen’s

Arconic

Photo Arts Printing Company

Donut Station

O & G Industries

Giordano Signs

Carbone’s Builders

Alcoa

1st Order, Inc.

Cook Funeral Home

Iffland Lumber

Campion Ambulance

All-Star Storage

Theroux, Nowell & Stoughton, LLC

The Mescall Family

The Pace Family

Raymond & Carole Neag

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25 Years of Hope Fun Run/Walk

The 25 Years of Hope Fun Run/Walk will take place Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Vassar College Campus, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12604.

This is a family-friendly event which is run within the confines of the Vassar Campus and integrating activities such as a scavenger hunt along the way. To register, visityouthmissionoutreach.org or call (845) 473-5449. Pre-registration ends 8/8/18.

Free T shirts to the first 75 registered runners or walkers. You can sign up on race day morning.

Entry fee schedule:

$20 pre-registered runners/walkers

$15 seniors and students with ID

$10 children 10 and under

Children 3 and under free

Race Day schedule:

8:30 am Registration

9:30 am Run/Walk begins

Prizes, raffle, games, music and more.

Proceeds from the event will support the Youth Mission Outreach 25 year commitment to the youth and their families in the Poughkeepsie area.

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The Stissing Sprint Triathlon/Kids’ Triathlon

The Stissing Sprint Triathlon/Kids’ Triathlon will be held Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Lion’s Community Center, Stissing Lake Road, Beach Road, Pine Plains, NY 12567. Proceeds from this year’s tournament will benefit the Sunday in the Country Food Drive. The adult (over 17) Sprint Triathlon and AquaBike events feature .5 mile swim, 16.5 mile bike (hilly) and 3.3 mile run.

The Kids’ triathlon for youngsters 11 and under features a 100 meter swim, 3 mile bike and 1 mile run.

For youngsters age 12-17 the event features 200 meter swim, 6 mile bike and 1 mile run.

To register online go to localraces.com/hudsonvalleytriathlonclub/stissing-triathlon.

The online entry fees until 6/19/18 are as follows:

Individual Sprint  $60; Relay Team Sprint  $75; AquaBike sprint  $40 and Kids’ Sprint Triathlon  $25.

After 6/19 the fees increase to $75, $90, and $55 respectively. The Kids’ triathlon fee remains the same. T-shirts available (check contact number below for details).

The race day schedule is as follows:

6:00  am  Check in, packet pickup and race-day registration.

9:00  am Individual, Relay Team and AquaBike Sprints begin

12:00 Noon  Kids’ Sprint Triathlon begins.

Awards, BBQ and music after the races.

Kids and adult awards in all age categories.

Proceeds benefit the Pine Plains Recreation Program.

For more information call Mark Wilson at (914) 466-9214 or email him at coachmarkwilson@gmail.com.

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Relay For Life of Berkshire County

The Relay For Life of Berkshire County, There’s No place Like Hope, will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 22-23, 2018 at the Monument Mountain Regional High School, 600 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington, MA.

Team members take turns walking around a track or other designated course. A requirement is that each team has a member walking at all times.

Money is raised by teams who solicit donations from individuals and businesses. There are a number of fundraising options some of which continue year round.

Although the time spans may vary (anywhere from six to 24 hours), the schedule for all of the Relay for Life events pretty much follows a standard format. Relays include an Opening Ceremony followed by the Survivors Lap, the Caregivers Lap, the Luminaria Ceremony and Closing Ceremony.

Friday

6 pm Opening ceremonies Survivors and Caregivers Lap

Relay

9:00 pm Luminaria

Saturday

Noon Closing Ceremonies

Relay For Life started in 1985 when Dr. Gordon “Gordy” Klatt walked/ran for 24 hours on a track in Tacoma, Washington to raise money and awareness to help the American Cancer Society.

Today teams raise funds at over 3,500 Relay events nationwide.

Proceeds from Relay For Life events “help the American Cancer Society fund ground-breaking cancer research, crucial patient care services, and prevention and early detection programs.”

For more information about the Relay For Life Berkshire County call Mahsoun Choudhury at (413) 493-2122 or email him at mahsoun.choudhury@cancer.org.

For more information about the benefiting programs go to cancer.org.

Relay for Life Berkshires thanks the following businesses for their generous support:

Berkshire Bank Foundation Inc
Berkshire Health Systems
Guido’s Fresh Marketplace
Pittsfield Cooperative Bank
Rock Business Solutions
W.D. Hewins & Sons
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Hopped Up for Health 5K/12K and 50 Mile Ride

Hopped Up for Health 5K/12K and 50 Mile Ride will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Big Elm Brewing, 65 Silver Street, Sheffield, MA 01257. This is the event’s second year. The race includes a 5K, 5K for 12 year olds and under, 12K and, new this year, a 50 Mile Bike Ride (non-competitive) which includes a Strava route.

Pre-register for the runs online or get mail in forms at berkshirerunningcenter.com. You can also register on race day for an additional fee. Mail forms with check to:                                    Volunteers in Medicine, Berkshires                                                                                                                         777 Main St. Suite 4                                                                                                                                                              Great Barrington, MA 01230

50 Mile Bike register ONLINE ONLY (no race day signup for bikers) at bikereg.com/hopped-up-for-health-50-mile-ride.

T shirts to the first 200 registrants, both running and biking.

Entry fees are as follows:

12K Hill Challenge pre-registration $40 , race day $45

5K pre- reg. $25, race day $30.

5K 12 year olds and under $15 (no T-shirt)

50 Mile Bike $45 (pre-registration only). Deadline 5:00 pm, May 15th.

Race day schedule is as follows:

8:00 am- 9:30 am Registration, race day signup

9:00 am Bike Race starts.

10:00 am 5K Run begins

Awards , music, food vendors including pirogues, handmade sausages and more, as well as limited free massages after the races.

Prizes awarded to top male and female finishers in seven age categories. One free Big Elm beer for each entrant 21 years and older.

Proceeds from the race will benefit Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires, a nonprofit with offices in Great Barrington, MA which provides free medical, dental and other healthcare services to qualified uninsured residents of Berkshire County.

For more information about Volunteers In Medicine visit vimberkshires.org.

For more race information email jbliss@vimberkshires.org or call (413) 528-4014 or visit berkshirerunningcenter.com or email bigelmbrewing@gmail.com.

Thank you to these generous     sponsors:                                                                                                                        Lee Bank                                                                                                                                                                                               Big Elm Brewing                                                                                                                                                        Volunteers in Medicine                                                                                                                                            Donald C. McGraw Foundation                                                                                                                                   Elizabeth and Robert L.W. McGraw                                                                                                                                Black Rock Foundation

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Camp Jewell Bug Juice 5K Fun Run/Walk

The Camp Jewell Bug Juice 5K Fun Run/Walk, 8th Annual will be held Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Camp Jewell YMCA, 6 Prock Hill Road, Colebrook, CT 06021.

The 5K will travel scenic trails on Camp Jewell’s 54 acres as well as winding country roads. The race will be timed by Greystone Racing. No pets please.

Pre-register online at campjewell.org/funrun or find mail in forms at greystoneracing.net. Pre-registration ends June 1st.

Free T shirts to the first 100 registrants by June 1st.

Here are the entry fees: 5K – $20 until June 1st                                                                                                                                              From June 1st to Race day $25.                                                                                                 Families of  3 or more living in same household $60. New this year- teams with themed costumes encouraged to register (prizes for best).

There is child watching available during race.

Race day schedule:

8:00 am Check in, late registration

9:00 am 5K Trail Run/Walk

10:00 am Awards and fun activities including obstacle course, canoeing, hayrides and more until noon.

Buffet lunch available for $5.

Awards to top male and female overall finishers as well as top finishers under 50 minutes in each of six age categories. And prizes to best team costumes.

Proceeds from the race will benefit Camp Jewell YMCA’s Annual Campaign which “enables hundreds of kids who would otherwise never have the opportunity, to experience the joys of summer camp”.

For more race information call Samantha at (860) 379-2782.

To learn more about Camp Jewell visit campjewell.org.

A special thank you to CCUSA and the Lion’s Club of Colebrook for their generosity!

 

 

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