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Annual Alfred Community 5K Run/Walk scheduled for Saturday, June 11 in village

The Alfred Community Annual 5K Run/Walk during Alfred University’s Reunion Weekend will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2011 beginning at 9 a.m. at the village bandstand on Main Street. All are welcome.
Registration is $10 before Wednesday, June 1, and $17 after June 1 and/or on race day beginning at 8:15 a.m. Tee-shirts are guaranteed to the first 50 registrants. Shirts will be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis after that.
There will be prizes for the top three runners, as well as the top male and female in each age group — 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over. All finishers will receive ribbons. Medals will be awarded to the first, second, and third-place finishers overall, as well as to the male/female age group winners. Door prizes and complementary fruit will also be available after the race!
The 5K course encompasses the Alfred University campus and surrounding neighborhoods. A water stop will be located halfway through the course. In case of hot weather, you are encouraged to bring your own water.
For registration form go to:
Mail Registration to: Alfred University, University Relations—Alumni Office, Welcome Center, One Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY 14802. Make checks payable to Alfred University. For more information, contact the Alumni Office at (607) 871-2144, or e-mail
All proceeds from the race will benefit the Gary Horowitz Service Learning (GHSL) Program at Alfred University. For more information on GHSL, call (607) 871-2162 or email