Raisin River Foot Race set for Sun­day

The Glengarry News - - Sports In the Glens -

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

PETRIE

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