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Ford City 5K Race and/or Walk to be conducted on July 6 during Heritage Days

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By For The Leader Times
Thursday, June 20, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

The Ford City 5K Race and/or Walk, held every year during Heritage Days, will be sponsored this year by the Ford City Football Boosters to benefit its youth.

Heritage Days runs this year from July 3 to 7.

The 25th anniversary 5K Race and/or Walk will be held at 9 a.m. July 6 at the Ford City Borough Park, 900 Fourth Ave., Ford City. The cost of preregistration is $15, and the preregistration deadline is July 3. The late registration fee is $20.

The course is a USA certified flat course. Age groups include 11 and younger, 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-plus.

Awards will be presented to the top three male and top three female finishers and to the top three finishers in each age group. There will be no duplications. Walkers are not eligible for awards.

All preregistered runners are guaranteed a T-shirt. All walkers are welcome. If preregistered, they will receive a T-shirt.

Race forms can be obtained at Klingensmith's Drug Stores in Ford City, Kittanning and West Kittanning, public libraries inFord City and Kittanning, Mac's Gym, Pizzaria, Ford City borough office, Marcia's Garden, Janny's Hallmark Shop, Citizen's Bank, Armstrong Credit Union, S&T Bank, Watt Insurance and T&J Floral.

The timing service for the racewill be provided by Runner's High. Results will be posted at Questions may be directed to Tammy Mantini at 724-525-3152 or Lisa Bittner at 724-664-4330.

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