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Richfield Springs Run Helps Community Center Activities

One hundred and two participants took part in the Richfield Springs Community Center’s annual Run/Walk Fundraiser.

The event features two races at distances of 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) and 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) as well as an untimed two-mile walk. Both races started near the intersection of Bronner and Lake Streets in the Village of Richfield Springs with the 5K runners racing down Otsego County Route 22, making a loop near the Lake House, and then finishing at the initial starting line.

The 10K course featured County Route 22, Cemetery Road, and Butternut Road before concluding again on Lake Street.

In the 5K race, Jordan Hoffman was the fastest finisher in the men’s category and had the fastest overall time at 16:19.36. Jeannine Macera was the fastest women’s finisher at 21:28.11.

In the 10K race, the fastest man and fastest overall finisher was Charles Hollister at 39:42.11. Lydia Dillon was the fastest finisher in the women’s category at 44:32.58.

The Richfield Springs Volunteer Fire Department conducted traffic control and ensured that all participants had a safe event. Richfield Springs American Legion Post 616 donated the use of its facility for the post-race awards ceremony and ice cream Sundae social.


The full story is in this week's edition of the newspaper. 

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