One of Granville’s rites of spring is scheduled for Saturday, May 5, when the Granville Lioness Club presents its 17th annual 5-kilometer road race,
The race, part of the Adirondack Runners Grand Prix series will start at 10 a.m. at the Granville Hook & Ladder Co. and benefits the club’s community-service projects.
Described by co-race director Phil Jessen as a possible “PR course,” the race route is an “out and back” setup and if flat and fast.
Registration will be accepted until 9:45 a.m. Advance registration is $15 and registration on the day of the race is $20. All registered runners will receive t-shirts.
Awards will be given to the top three male and top three females, as well as the top three in 11 age groups ranging from 13-and-under to 80-and-over. Refreshments will include “Phil’s Almost Famous Five Alarm Chili.”
Applications can be obtained by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at the Granville Sentinel office.
For further information, please contact race directors Phil and Marion Jessen at 632-3421 (days) or 632-5922 (evenings).