5K Run and Walk to benefit Poultney Fire Department

T here is a Firefighter’s 5k Run and Walk on Oct. 6 in Poultney at 9 a.m.

Open to runners and walkers of all skill levels this flat and fast course takes you from the Poultney Fire House, through scenic streets, past Green Mountain College and back to the Poultney Fire House.  Proceeds go to benefit the Poultney Volunteer Fire Department.

Preregistration will close Oct. 5 at 11:59 p.m.

Race day registration will be open at 7:30 a.m. and the race will start promptly at 9 from the Poultney Fire House, 263 Beaman St. (Route 30) in Poultney.

Cost is $15 preregistered and $20 on race day

Registration is available online at www.active.com/ or www.poultneyfire.org. Print the registration form and return before Oct. 5.

Registration includes a Firefighter’s 5k Run and Walk T-shirt, finisher’s medal, pancakes and other refreshments.  Firefighters are encouraged to run in full gear; the first firefighter across the finish line in gear gets a special prize. Awards for top three finishers and top male/female finishers in age groups.  DJ Fox will be providing the soundtrack to a great day!

For more information, find the race on Facebook or contact race director Rich Eckrote at (802)287-5568 or eckpfd@yahoo.com

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