Raisin River Foot Race set for Sunday
The 39th annual Great Raisin River Foot Race, a highlight of the local running calendar, will be held on Sunday, Aug. 13, in conjunction with Williamstown Fair weekend.
There are 5 km and 11 km distances, both of which start and finish at the Sir John Johnson Manor House, providing an outand-back run along a scenic, flat road course on the south side of the Raisin River.
Online entry closes tomorrow, Aug. 10, though race day registration is available, beginning at 6:30 a.m. All registrations must be completed and bibs picked up before 8:15 a.m.
At 8:30 a.m., participants in the 11 km distance will depart, with the 5 km athletes leaving 5 minutes later.
Medals are presented to the top five in each age category.
Note, strollers are not permitted for this event, due to the nature of the course.
Refreshments and awards follow on the grounds of the Manor House.
There's also a kids fun run of 150 metres. Entry is free, and there are treats for the youngsters afterwards.
The Foot Race is a charitable fundraiser that supports the Manor House and Cornwall Hospice. The event is organized by Sheila and Wendell Lafave.
For more information, go online to https://goo.gl/5n7RnT