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Anthony and Nancy Kane will serve as Honorary Chairs for the Tenth Annual Forestburgh 5K.  This year’s Race/Walk will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016, at 8:30 AM at Lake Joseph (off Route 42) in Forestburgh.

The Kane’s introduced this local community event to benefit Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties due to their own personal experience with hospice care.  Over the past decade, the race has grown to become a much anticipated event.

This year Susan Goodreds is the chair of the race committee including, Gary & Rose Berson, Emily & Chris Colson, Kacy Colson, Mary Devitt, Ellen & Jim Galligan, Meagan Galligan, Ron & Eileen Geysen, Susan Goodreds, Harold Johnson, George & Jackie Juergens, Susie Landis, Matt Moscato, Gifford Shriver, and Tom & Joan Smith.

The race, run on a paved and unpaved course, is certified by the USATF (NY12129JG).   Registration is $18 before the race and $20 on the day of the race.  The first 150 registrants are guaranteed a 10th Anniversary race t-shirt.

Age brackets are 10 and under; 11-15; 16-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79; 80 & over.  Medals will be given to the top three finishers in each age bracket and the top three overall male and female runners.For more information and to register for the event, please go to www.forestburgh5K.com or email forestburgh5k@gmail.com. Thank you Jeff Bank for being our Diamond Sponsor.

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