41st Foot Race goes Sun­day

The Glengarry News - - Sports -

The Great Raisin River Foot Race re­turns to Wil­liamstown on Sun­day Au­gust 11. This year the race is un­der the di­rec­tor­ship of Be­yond 21. De­spite the change in lead­er­ship the 41st an­nual run­ning of the race will main­tain the tra­di­tions of the past 40 years. The race starts at the Sir John John­son Manor House and fea­tures a 5K and 11K out and back run along the Raisin River. There is also a fun run for chil­dren. The 11K starts at 8:25 a.m., the 5K at 8:30 a.m. and the chil­dren's race at 8:15 a.m.

Race regis­tra­tion can be done on­line at www.raceroster.com un­til Au­gust 8. On-site regis­tra­tion will also be avail­able day of the event un­til 8:15 a.m. at the Manor House.

If you live on the race route (Wil­liam/Heron along the river) please note that the run­ners will be on the route from ap­prox­i­mately 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Au­gust 11. Or­ga­niz­ers ask that dogs be kept se­cured so they do not wan­der onto the race route and if you need to use the road please do so with care and cau­tion.

Be­yond 21 is a reg­is­tered char­ity that pro­vides ser­vices for adults with devel­op­men­tal dis­abil­i­ties. “At Be­yond 21 we be­lieve that ev­ery­one has a place to be­long in our com­mu­nity. Our vision is to see adults with devel­op­men­tal dis­abil­i­ties con­nected, re­spected and con­tribut­ing to our com­mu­nity. We are thrilled to join with the run­ning com­mu­nity to cel­e­brate 41 years of run­ning in Wil­liamstown,” says the or­ga­ni­za­tion. To learn more about Be­yond 21 please see www.be­yond21.org

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